Advanced Concepts in Breastfeeding
|State||New Mexico |
•Sec A $230 Thursday and Friday (Thursday lunch Included)
•Sec B $140 Thursday (includes lunch)
•Sec C $120(Friday) (Lunch on your own)
•Vegetarian lunch option
(Late Fee: Add $50 after February 26)Topics
• Update on Use of Human Milk for Premature Infants
• Feeding Issues for Late Preterm Infants
• The Impact of Birth Practices on Mother’s Willingness and Ability to Breastfeed
• The Impact of Birth Practices on Infant’s Ability to Feed Normally
• Norms for the Breastfeeding Baby
• Controversies in Breastfeeding
• Safe Health Sleep for Baby: What Does that Really
• Evolutionary and Cultural Origins of Mother-Infant Co-Sleeping When Breastfeeding:
A Scientific Perspective Mean?
At the conclusion of this conference, the participant will be able to:
• To review the benefits of human milk for premature infants with respect to host defense, neuro-
development and gastrointestinal maturation.
• To describe the nutritional issues of premature infants fed expressed human milk with respect to nutrient
• To define the 'late preterm infant.'
• To develop a plan to ensure adequate nutrition for late preterm infants.
• Explain the origin of laboring alone, fasting, and prohibiting maternal movement in labor and birth.
• Discuss strategies to help breastfeeding dyads recover from birth interventions.
• Discuss published effects of epidurals on infant behavior and feeding.
• Discuss impact of birth interventions on hormone responses of the mother-baby dyad that are central to
• Outline how the numbers are muddling our thinking about breastfeeding.
• Explain when to intervene and when not to intervene in issues such as slow weight gain.
• Discuss why supplementation of formula in the first few days is not a benign act.
• Understand that there is such a thing as nipple confusion, but it is not the babies who are confused.
• Understand what happens behaviorally and physiologically during safe bedsharing.
• Explain how recent public health campaigns against "cosleeping" are scientifically incorrect and dangerous.
• Understand how the role of cultural ideologies have constrained the science of pediatric sleep.
James McKenna, Ph.D directs the Mother-Infant Behavioral Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. He is a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science and received the "Anthropologist in the Media Award" for his extraordinary contributions to teaching anthropological concepts to the public through the media. He is one of our nation's leading spokespersons and expert on issues relating to
infant sleep, SIDS, and breastfeeding. He is considered one of the world's leading authorities on mother-baby co-sleeping. He has recently published a book for parents Sleeping with Your Baby: A Parents Guide.
Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC founded the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada. He co-founded and is the co-director at the Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute based at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. He is Honorary staff, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children and an Assistant Professor, University of Toronto . Jack has published
Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding, as it's known in Canada, The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers, and most recently The Latch and Other Keys to Breastfeeding Success.
Richard J. Schanler, MD is a neonatologist and researcher in neonatal nutrition and breastfeeding. He is Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, at Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, and Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. His research focuses on clinical nutrition, especially the effects of human milk in premature infants.
Linda Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC, FILCA is a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, author, and internationally-known consultant on breastfeeding and birthing issues. She has provided education and support to diverse families over 35 years. Linda was a founder of IBLCE, founder and past board member of ILCA, and is a delegate to the United States Breastfeeding Committee. She owns the Bright Future Lactation Resource Center. She recently published the second edition of Impact of Birthing Practices on Breastfeeding, the only textbook to compile research on breastfeeding outcomes from common birth practices