Crucial Connections: The Mother Baby Symbiosis

CountryUnited States of America
09/22/2017 - 8:00am
09/22/2017 - 4:30pm


The research on the mother/ baby relationship or symbiosis continues to grow.
Our conference will provide and increase the attendees knowledge about the delicate relationship between the breastfeeding mother and baby.

Establishing the 4th Trimester
Dr. Alison Stuebe: Describe common morbidities experienced by women in the 4th trimester.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Beth Britton, MAEd, EdS, LPCC
Evaluate appropriate screening and referral
procedures for patients exhibiting symptoms
of perinatal depression and anxiety.

When Breastfeeding is Not Easy
Katherine Wolfe, DO, FACOG
Identify those situations that may cause
lowered breast milk production.

Organization of Tongue Movements Before
and After Frenotomy for Posterior Tongue-tie:
An Ultrasound Analysis
Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
List 2 differences between tongue
movements in tongue-tied infants before
frenotomy and those of normal infants.
Detail 2 consequences of these restrictions.

Building a Breastfeeding Culture
Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, FACOG
Apply principles of organizational change
to build a breastfeeding culture.


Lactation Support for the Bereaved Mother:
Breast Milk as a Legacy
Liz Maseth, BSN, RN, IBCLC, CKC
Describe the 3 phases of the bereaved
mother’s journey with pumping.
Milo’s Mission: A Legacy of Healing
Amanda Kay Horner, Parent Advocate
Promote mother-child bond through
bereaved donation.

Promoting Breastfeeding in the
Opiate-Exposed Mother
Jennifer Grow, MD, FAAP
Recognize system of process improvement
to assist in promoting breastfeeding in
opiate-exposed mothers.

Handling the Pain: Therapeutic Breast
Massage in Lactation
Identify the principles of therapeutic
breast massage in lactation.

Throw out the Cookbook: Using Treatment
Probes to Individualize Care
Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
Differentiate between optimizing technique
(positioning and attachment), facilitation
or compensation as part of the clinical

Clash of Addiction and Pregnancy
Robin Naples, MSW, LISW
Distinguish clinical and ethical considerations
in treating pregnancy in women who have
a substance abuse problem.

Navigating NAS in the NICU
Karen Ianiro, LISW-S
Describe the role of the Social Worker
in the NICU.


Contact Info
Liz Maseth RN, IBCLC or Debbie Mayer
1 330-543-4543
Other credits: 
CME, Nursing CE, Educational units for Social Work and Dietitians have been applied for. CERPS HAVE BEEN APPLIED FOR
$ 100
Institutional Affiliation: 
Akron Children's Hospital

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