Montana's 2020 Virtual Breastfeeding Conference 

The "Breastfeeding Under the Big Sky" conference will be available online to view throughout World Breastfeeding Month (August 1-31, 2020). This online conference will be offered for FREE to Montana Lactation & Infant Nutrition support providers.


Registration is now closed. All registrants have been emailed login instructions to view the conference. Please email the conference coordinator with any further questions

Note: Registrants are restricted to those practicing/living in the state of Montana.


Breastfeeding Under the Big Sky is an innovative online conference focused on advanced lactation topics including:

  • Nipple Assessment
  • Breastfeeding Implications of Marijuana Use
  • Breastfeeding Accessories Guide
  • Starting a Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
  • Lactation Specialists
  • Hospital, WIC, or Health Clinic Staff
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Dietitians
  • Other Interested Healthcare Advocates

Featured Speakers

View the conference agenda for the full list of speakers, bios and session descriptions.

Diana West BA, IBCLC

Diana West

Leading lactation expert, author/co-author of Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding (8th ed.), The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk, Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Procedures, ILCA's Clinician's Breastfeeding Triage Tool, and Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction Surgery.

Laurel Wilson IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE, CLD

Laurel Wilson

Perinatal expert, serves on Board of Directors for the United States Breastfeeding Committee & Director of Lactation Programs for the CPPA. Co-author of two books: The Attachment Pregnancy & The Greatest Pregnancy Ever.

Provided By

The MT Virtual Breastfeeding Conference is sponsored by the Montana Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and MT DPHHS Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau, Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Program (BFHI). This premier conference on infant nutrition and lactation support provides the attendee with professional development opportunities and current clinical and practical lactation support knowledge.