Montana's 2020 Virtual Breastfeeding Conference
Please join us for the virtual “Breastfeeding Under the Big Sky” – an innovative online conference focused on advanced lactation topics including, nipple assessment, breastfeeding implications of marijuana use, guide to breastfeeding accessories & starting a virtual breastfeeding support group.
"Breastfeeding Under the Big Sky" will be made 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 OPEN!
Target audience includes: physicians, nurse practitioners, lactation specialists, WIC clinic staff, public health professionals, hospital staff, health clinic staff, dietitians, nurses and other interested healthcare advocates. (Registrants are restricted to those practicing/living in the state of Montana).
Featured speakers include:
(View the conference agenda for the full list of speakers, bios and session descriptions.)
Diana West BA, IBCLC - 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 & Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction Surgery.
Laurel Wilson IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE, CLD – 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.
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.
For additional questions, contact conference coordinator, Michelle Eckert.