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Next WALC meeting: 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition Annual Summit 2018, in partnership with Wisconsin Association of Lactation Consultants

Hotel Marshfield

2700 S. Central Avenue, Marshfield, WI 715-387-2700  A block of rooms has been reserved, State Rate is $82, held until 10/12.

NO COST

Schedule:

9:00 to 9:30     Registration and Light Breakfast

9:30 to 9:45     Welcome

9:45 to 11:45    Identifying  and Treatment Ideas for the Challenging Breastfed Baby and the Benefits of Tummy Time  Patricia Smith OTRL, IBCLC, CIMI   2 L CERPS

Objectives:

Participants will learn the structure of oral anatomy and how to identify dysfunction.

Participants will learn benefits of tummy time and how it can enhance feeding

Participants will learn strategies of calming an infant that will help with feeding outcomes

Participants will learn 3 strategies than can assist with breast congestion

11:45 to 12:30   Lunch

12:30 to 1:30     Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Panel  1 L CERP

1:30 to 2:00       Coffective Update  .5 L CERP

2:00 to 3:00        WBC Updates

3:00 to 3:30        Awards and Closing

 3.5 L CERPS Application for Continuing Education Recognition Points has been submitted to the International Board of Lactation Examiners

Cost  No cost for CERPS and Lunch

For more information and to register :   2018 WBC WALC Summit Flyers

WALC welcomes new members, annual fee $20.00. For more information about membership, click on the Membership tab.

Upcoming Meetings
January 18, 2019 in Madison, WI, topic to be determined, more information coming soon!
If interested in hosting please contact  Diane Oakland at dianeoak@gmail.com with topic and/or meeting location suggestions.