Vermont Lactation Consultant Association, Inc.

24th Annual Professional Lactation Conference


 

April 20 & 21, 2017

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Hilton Hotel

60 Battery Street

Burlington, Vermont

VLCA Conference

PO Box 32

Starksboro, VT 05487


conference@vlca.org

Coming Soon: Brochure and Registration form

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, breastfeeding peer counselors, and public health nurses and nutritionists 

Speakers:


Lawrence Noble, MD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC

Anne Johnston, MD

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

Sessions


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Lawrence Noble, MD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC

  1. The Future is Here: Epigenetics, Stem Cells, and Breastfeeding

  2. Breastfeeding, Microbiota and Metabolic Syndrome

  3. Sleep Bedsharing, Breastfeeding and SIDS

  4. Oxytocin, the Love Hormone: Fact or Fiction


Friday, April 21, 2017

Anne Johnston, MD

  1. Substance Abuse and Breastfeeding: Are we asking the right questions?

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

  1. The Duet of Breastmilk Synthesis and Production: “Why can’t I make more milk?”

  2. Nipple Shields: useful or useless?

  3. Diabetes, Obesity, and Lactation: Can the three co-exist?

  4. 10 Steps to Assessing Code Compliance (E-CERPs)



Continuing Education Credits

This conference has applied for lactation CERPs and nursing contact hours.

Continuing Medical Education credits will be awarded.



Accommodations

A limited number of rooms are reserved at special rates: single/double occupancy $126.

Reserve a room at the Burlington Hilton Hotel by March 22.



Tuition

Early Registration - Deadline March 24, 2017

VLCA Member

1 day: $180

2 days: $265


Non-member

1 day: $190

2 days: $275


Physician (if CME credits desired)

1 day: $270

2 days: 395


Final Registration - Deadline April 7, 2017

VLCA Member

1 day: $190

2 days: $275


Non-member

1 day: $200

2 days: $285


Physician (if CME credits desired)

1 day: $280

2 days: $405