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Clinical Lactation Journal – Special Tongue-Tie Issue

Have you seen the latest issue of Clinical Lactation? So popular they had to do a 2nd printing! They have a roundtable of experts on tongue-tie. This is well worth your time! For more information, call the USLCA office at 202.738.1125 ext 701 OR email info@uslca.org and they will assist you as needed. There is a small fee.

Speaking of USLCA, group renewals are coming up! Watch here for information on how to take advantage of this discount!

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LLL of WI CE Day 11/2 & 3 Early Bird Deadline is 9/8/17

Join us for a fabulous event Thursday evening and all day Friday, featuring Diana West, Alyssa Schnell and Gretchen Becker-Crabb.

see our website:

www.lllofwi.org for links about the event, speakers and to REGISTER!

 

See you in November!

 

Samantha Metko RDN, IBCLC,

Volunteer LLL Leader, Co-Area Events Coordinator, LLL of WI

 

 

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  • #1 by SMetko on September 9, 2017 - 6:59 am

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    Surprise!!! The Early Bird Deadline has been extended to 9/22! REGISTER TODAY!

  • #2 by SMetko on September 22, 2017 - 5:55 am

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    Early Bird deadline for LLL of WI CE day is today! REGISTER NOW!
    See you in November.

  • #3 by SMetko on October 15, 2017 - 12:41 pm

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    Full Price Registration deadline is Friday, October 20th!
    REGISTER NOW to assure a seat!
    Walk-in Registrations welcome, however, meals not guaranteed.

    See you November 2nd & 3rd!

  • #4 by SMetko on October 20, 2017 - 6:52 am

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    Full Price Registration deadline is TODAY! Friday, October 20th!
    REGISTER NOW to assure a seat!
    Walk-in Registrations welcome, however, meals not guaranteed.

    See you November 2nd & 3rd!

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The Milk Mob – Upcoming Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion trainings in Wisconsin in October!

The Milk Mob is excited to announce that we are conducting 3 Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion (OBC) trainings in October 2017 in Wisconsin that are open to the public!

The Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training is a basic, clinically-focused course for any person who is a medical or community breastfeeding supporter. We provide instruction on how to answer the most common breastfeeding questions that a breastfeeding mother and her family have throughout the course of lactation, into toddlerhood and beyond.

The OBC courses will be held in Madison, Oshkosh and Eau Claire.

The Madison & Oshkosh courses will be held 1 day a week for 4 weeks for 4 hours each day.

Madison – October 10, 17, 24, 31st (Tuesdays) from 7:30-11:30 a.m.
(Space is limited to 8 more seats). Register here.

Oshkosh – October 16, 13, 30 and Nov 6th (Mondays) from 8-Noon. Register here.

Eau Claire – October 20-21 from 8:30-5 pm each day.
The first 26 people registered receive a $50 discount! Register here.

To view all of our events, please visit our The Milk Mob website.

Please share this with anyone who may be interested.

If you would like to host a training in your area, please contact Anne at anne@themilkmob.org.

Have a great day and thank you for supporting breastfeeding families!

 

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  • #5 by Allison Laverty Montag on September 11, 2017 - 10:20 am

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    Another great opportunity to increase outpatient breastfeeding support in your community!
    Do you know of a clinic, hospital, agency, store or individual that serves breastfeeding families and wants to do more to support mothers’ breastfeeding goals?
    The Milk Mob has 3 upcoming trainings this October in Wisconsin. Courses are in Madison, Eau Claire and Oshkosh.
    Please share this info with anyone who may be interested in increasing support in their area.

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Are you going to Texas?

The USLCA conference is coming up May 3-6th in San Antontio, TX. Are you planning to go?

Allison, Lisa and Kathie from the WALC Board will be at the conference (Lisa will presenting!) and we would love to see you! WALC will have a chapter booth – stop by and say Hi!

Additionally, it would be great if Wisconsin folks could spend some time together. Maybe we could talk over breakfast, discuss speakers and more!

Feel free to email me if you would like to meet up!

Allison – allisonlavmon@gmail.com

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Insuring the rights of breastfeeding/pumping moms

I am wondering if anyone might advise as to the best way possible to approach a private business (in this case, a Banquet Hall in Green Bay) about their actions in dealing with 2 guests denied a safe, clean, private place to pump milk for their infants this past weekend. Any LC’s in the Green Bay/Fox Valley area who would be willing to post (or email me) if there are any local ordinances, or history of experiences with mother’s being denied the ability to pump. Two Madison area mother’s were recent guests of a facility who’s manager said there was no place to pump in their facility. They have gotten in touch with me, and are looking for advice. Please contact me at:  sharon.marshall@unitypoint.org

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Early Bird for The Art and Science of Breastfeeding Conference Ends 3/31/17

Dear All,

Early Bird Registration will end on 3/31/17 for The Milk Mob Art and Science of Breastfeeding Conference, which will be held Friday 5/12/17 at the Goodman Center in Madison, Wisconsin!

https://themilkmob.org/wp-content/uploads/milkmob/MilkMob-Art-Science-Flyer-3page.pdf

We have an intriguing line-up of lecturers, including Laura Hernandez, PhD and Samantha Weaver from the University of Wisconsin Department of Animal Sciences sharing what they know from the bench regarding the Feedback Inhibitor of Lactation, role of insulin in milk production, and the effect of SSRI antidepressants on bone density in nursing mothers.

We will also have Patty Smith OTR, IBCLC, share her perspectives on evaluating oromotor and tongue function, the impact of tummy time on feeding skills, and a protocol to help mothers with lymphatic drainage.

Gretchen Becker Crabb, OTR/L, CLC, IMH-E specializes in sensory co-regulation and the fussy infant, and she will help provide us with some tools on how to counsel families who are struggling with fussy breastfeeding infants.

Its a home-grown conference, showcasing Wisconsin experts in the field from the bench to the dyad!

Come join us! The last day for sign- up is April 25, 2017.

Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM

President, The Milk Mob

Anne@themilkmob.org

 

 

 

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USLCA Conference Early Bird Pricing Extended

The letter below was received from USLCA about their conference being held May 3-6 in San Antonio.

If you register for the USLCA conference, please mention you are a WALC member. USLCA requires that 25% of WALC members also be a member of USLCA for us to retain our chapter status.

If you do go to the conference, let’s try to get Wisconsin attendees together for breakfast one day!

Allison

______________________________________USLCA Early Bird Conference Code (1)

I am excited to extend a special conference rate to you and members of your organization. This special pricing, available through March 19, 2017 will extend the previously expired early bird pricing to those who also hold a USLCA membership.

 

USLCA will be hosting the largest national Lactation conference in the US in San Antonio this coming May, New Horizons in Clinical Lactation. www.USLCA.org/new-horizons

 

Attached is a flyer outlining the opportunity and the discount code needed to access this rate.

 

The conference as well as USLCA membership is open to anyone working in the area of lactation and breastfeeding.

 

The standard non-member price is now $850 but with the purchase of an $85 membership, you can still access the conference fee of $550. That’s a $215 savings or $300 for those who already hold a membership.

 

Memberships range from $9/month to $109/year with a variety of benefits from quarter Clinical Lactation journals, 8 free webinars, and IBCLC listing in our find an IBCLC database. Learn more about membership atwww.USLCA.org/join

 

Our hope is that you will help USLCA share this limited time opportunity to provide high quality education within your organization.

 

If you have any questions about conference registration or membership, please reach out at info@uslca.org or 202-738-1125.

 

We hope to see your organization well represented in San Antonio

 

Best wishes,

Danielle

Danielle Harmon, MPH

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The Art and Science Breastfeeding Conference May 12, 2017 in Madison WI

Registration is Now Open!

May 12, 2017 8:30-4pm at the Goodman Center, Madison Wisconsin

The Milk Mob is excited to present its first Art and Science of Breastfeeding Conference in Madison May 12th! Breastfeeding and Human Lactation is a field that intertwines cultural practices, evidenced-based clinical knowledge, and the bench research that seeks to explain our intuitions and experience. Our conference couples both the art of infant feeding with new and emerging scientific explanations of clinical phenomena that we observe when working with breastfeeding dyads.

This conference is appropriate for anyone who works with breastfeeding families.

event: art-science-2017

 

Speakers

Laura Hernandez, PhD and her graduate student Samantha Weaver, both from the University of Wisconsin, will share current knowledge and their research-in-progress on topics including obesity’s effect on milk supply, the physiologic triggers responsible for moderating the milk production rate, and the effect of common antidepressants on bone health of nursing mothers.

Patricia Smith, OTR, IBCLC, will describe the normal oral motor and tongue function necessary for breastfeeding, and discuss problems that can be addressed by a feeding specialist. She will also share the role of tummy time in infant feeding skills, and demonstrate a simple lymphatic protocol for breast fullness.

Gretchen Becker Crabb, OTR/L, CLC, IMH-E™ will help us gain a greater understanding of how the infant sensory systems play a role in infant fussiness and feeding difficulties. She will provide strategies which can be applied when counseling families with a fussy infant.

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  • #6 by Allison Laverty Montag on March 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm

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    Early bird pricing ends March 31st!

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Earlybird Ends 12/23/16 for The Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding Champ Training 1/13-1/14/17

Hi Everyone,
The Milk Mob is conducting its 16 hour Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training on Jan 13-14th 2017 in Madison Wisconsin. The Earlybird pricing ends on 12/23/16. This training course is optimal for both inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding supporters who would like to learn how to answer the most commonly asked questions about breastfeeding. Typical participants have been hospital nurses, nursing assistants, office nurses, medical assistants, nutritionists, speech therapists, medical social workers, peer counselors, doulas, midwives, and health professional students.

To register, visit https://themilkmob.org/milk-mob-upcoming-breastfeeding-training-events/outpatient-breastfeeding-champion-training-madison-wi-jan-2017/
For questions, please contact me at anne@themilkmob.org

Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM

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Next Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training Jan 13-14 2017

Hi Everyone,
The Milk Mob is conducting its 16 hour Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training on Jan 13-14th 2017 in Madison Wisconsin. This training course is optimal for both inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding supporters who would like to learn how to answer the most commonly asked questions about breastfeeding. Typical participants have been hospital nurses, nursing assistants, office nurses, medical assistants, nutritionists, speech therapists, medical social workers, peer counselors, doulas, midwives, and health professional students. To register, visit https://themilkmob.org/milk-mob-upcoming-breastfeeding-training-events/outpatient-breastfeeding-champion-training-madison-wi-jan-2017/
For questions, please contact me at anne@themilkmob.org

Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM

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