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, breastfeeding peer counselors, and public health nurses and nutritionists 


Reservation form


Registration form


Marketplace form

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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