Vermont Lactation Consultant Association, Inc.

26th Annual Professional Lactation Conference


May 9 & 10, 2019

Hilton Hotel

Burlington, Vermont

VLCA Conference

PO Box 32

Starksboro, VT 05487

This conference is intended for those working with pregnant and postpartum women and their families:

Lactation Consultants, Physicians, midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses, childbirth educators, doulas, La Leche League leaders, and public health nurses and nutritionists 


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Thursday, May 9

Maya Bolman, RN, BA, BSN, IBCLC

  1. The Art of Breast Massage in Supporting Breastfeeding

  2. HAND-ling the Pain: Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation: Research and Case Reviews

  3. Therapeutic Breast Massage: Teaching, Demonstrating and Empowerment

Dawn Kersula, MA, RN, IBCLC, FACCE

  1. D-MER: If breastfeeding is so great, why do I feel so bad?

Friday, May 10

Rachel Hess, MS

  1. LGBQ/T 101 and The Importance of Gender Neutral Language

  2. Understanding Oppression and Creating Structural Change

Jessilyn Dolan, RN, CLD, CMT, CIMI, HBCE, CBBBE

  1. You are not alone: Perinatal Addiction and Neonatal Abstinence

Dawn Kersula, MA, RN, IBCLC, FACCE

  1. Breastfeeding in Culture: What happened to the win?


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