Vermont Lactation Consultant Association, Inc.

27th Annual Professional Lactation Conference

 

April 23 & 24, 2020


Doubletree by Hilton   New location

870 Williston Road

South Burlington, Vermont

VLCA Conference

PO Box 32

Starksboro, VT 05487


conference@vlca.org

This conference is intended for those working with pregnant and postpartum individuals 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, April 23


Jenny Thomas, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP

  1. The Normal Newborn and Why Breastmilk is Not Just Food

  2. Navigating the first Two Weeks: The Normal Newborn and Appropriate Supplementation

  3. Why Not Just One Bottle? The Science Behind Exclusive Breastfeeding

  4. Using a Physiologic Approach to Help Mothers with a Low Milk Supply

  5. An Approach to the Fussy Breastfed Infant (Reflux, Colic, and Breastfeeding)

  6. The Case Against Breastfeeding: Evaluating the Evidence



Friday, April 24


Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE, CLD

  1. Up In Smoke: The Potential Implications of Marijuana Use on Babies During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

  2. Can a Baby Be Allergic to Breastmilk: Lactose Intolerance, Sensitivities, Allergies, and Galactosemia

  3. Going Viral (and Bacterial): The Implications of Zika and Lyme during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

  4. The Times Are A Changing: Discovering Strategies for Effective and Engaging Breastfeeding Education for Today’s Parents

  5. Hold the Phone! Diet Does Matter During Breastfeeding: Implication of Diet on Fatty Acid Composition and Other Nutrients

Speakers:


Jennifer Thomas, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP

Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CCCE, CLD