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01 November, 2018

The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition is pleased to announce the

2018 Breastfeeding Conference 

November 1-2, 2018
Wichita, KS

The 2018 Breastfeeding Conference will feature multiple experts in lactation and coalition building. Attendees will have opportunities throughout the 2-day conference for networking and sharing resources.

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DAY ONE

Thursday, November 1

The first day of the conference will focus on building the capacity of local breastfeeding coalitions to successfully create communities supporting breastfeeding. Registration for Day 1 will be FREE and will include a KBC membership for 2019 for all attendees.

Program Agenda:

8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome
9:15 – 10:15 

Breastfeeding Duration: Dismantling Roadblocks and Changing Systems­­—Shannon McKenney Shubert, Michigan Breastfeeding Network

10:15-10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00

The State of Breastfeeding in Kansas

  • Landscape of Breastfeeding Support in Kansas—Brenda Moffitt, KBC Chair (20 mins.)
  • Celebration Moments: New “Communities Supporting Breastfeeding”, “High 5 for Mom & Baby” Hospitals & Baby-Friendly Hospitals—Gwen Whittit & Brenda Moffitt (10 mins.)
  • Member Section Updates (20 mins.)
  • KBC 2018 Mini-grant Awardee Panel—sharing progress to date (10 mins)
  • Forming, Storming and Norming—Coalition panel— (30 mins.)
12:00 – 12:30 Networking Lunch & Cake
 12:30 – 1:30  Speak Up! Being an Ally to Our Most At-Risk Mothers and Children—Shannon McKenney Shubert
1:30 – 2:30        Action Planning: Next Steps for Your Coalition—Sarah Jolley & Anne Maack, WSU, facilitator
2:30 – 2:45 Break & Snacks
2:45 – 3:45

The Impact of Social Media on New Mothers—Laurel Wilson

3:45 – 4:00

 Evaluations and Closing Comments—Lisette Jacobson, KBC Chair-Elect

DAY TWO

Friday, November 2

The second day of the conference will focus on “hot topics” in lactation to provide clinical skills and breastfeeding knowledge for healthcare professionals and others who serve families. The registration fee for Day 2 is $110.

Program Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30

Registration and Welcome

8:30 – 10:00

Up in Smoke: The Potential Implications of Cannabis during Pregnancy & Lactation—Laurel Wilson

10:00 – 10:15

Break

10:15 – 11:15

Express Yourself: The Latest & Greatest on Hand Expression & Pumping—Laurel Wilson

11:15 – 12:15

Tongue and Lip Tie: What do we know?—Dr. Kathy Leeper

12:15 – 1:00

Lunch (provided in room)

1:00 – 2:00

The World Within Us: Breastfeeding and the Microbiome—Jenny Walters

2:00 – 3:00

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Hot Topics—Dr. Kathy Leeper

3:00 – 3:15

Break

3:15 – 4:15

Sleep Postpartum: Realities and Anticipatory Guidance—Libby Rosen

4:15 – 4:30

Closing and Evaluations

 

 

 

Friday, Nov. 2 course offering is approved for:

  • 8.1 contact hours applicable for RN re-licensure.  Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number:  LT0292-0615. Memorial Health System is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing.
  • 6.5 L-CERPs allocated by IBLCE. IBLCE Verification Number C1881208