From Birth to Co-sleeping: How Choices Affect Breastfeeding
La Leche League Canada Health Professional Seminars
Each year La Leche League Canada organizes Health Professional Seminars, which are intended to educate the Health Care Community on the latest breastfeeding information while supporting La Leche League Canada. We are pleased to announce the speaker for the fall 2012 Health Professional Seminar series:
Linda J. Smith, MPH, IBCLC, FACCE, FILCA
Linda J. Smith is a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, author, and internationally-known consultant on breastfeeding and birthing issues. Linda is ILCA’s liaison to the World Health Organization’s Baby Friendly™ Hospital Initiative and consultant to INFACT Canada/IBFAN North America. As a former La Leche League Leader and Lamaze-certified Childbirth Educator, she provided education and support to diverse families over 35 years in 9 cities in the USA and Canada. She is the author of Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding and Coach's Notebook: Games and Strategies for Lactation Education. Visit Linda’s website at http://www.bflrc.com/index.htm for more information about Linda’s work.
The fall series will be entitled From Birth to Co-sleeping:
How Choices Affect Breastfeeding and will be presented in:
St. Catharines, ON on Monday October 15
Ajax/Whitby, ON on Wednesday October 17
Edmonton, Alberta on Friday October 19
The Seminar topics will include:
-Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding
-Fostering the New Normal: Breastfeeding for Two years and Beyond
-The Co-Sleeping Controversy: Reducing SIDS deaths and Increasing Breastfeeding are Compatible Goals
-Teaching or Preaching? Reframing the "Breast is Best" Message in Light of New Research
To receive the early bird rate of $160 register at http://www.lllc.ca/health-professional-seminars before September 28, 2012. After September 28th, registration fee will be $175.
LLLC Health Professional Members receive a 10% discount off their seminar registration fee. Remember to purchase your LLLC Health Professional Membership (if you are not already a member) BEFORE you register for the seminar (http://www.lllc.ca/lllc-health-professional-membership).
If you have any questions or would like more information please email Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you there!