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West Michigan Association of Lactation Consultants

Supporting breastfeeding education in Michigan

Breastfeeding Today

WMALC 17th Annual Conference

REGISTRATION FEES*

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and  conference materials.  

*Registration fees are not refundable.

Note:  Space is limited, past years at capacity, so register early!



Registration Fee: *        $95   Before April 1, 2018

                                        $115   After April 1, 2018

* If your employer or someone else is paying registration fee, please email Alice Christensen,  WMALC Registrar  aachristensen@sbcglobal.net  with name of payor.


Students / Resident **   $60   Before April 1, 2018

                                         $80   After April 1, 2018

** Nurse or Medical Students & Residents must furnish proof of enrollment. A limited number of scholarships available, contact registrar for information.



Peer Counselor ***        $60   Before April 1, 2018      

                                        $80   After April 1, 2018

***   Peer Counselor registration at this fee will be limited to the first 10 registrants.  Regular Registration Fee will apply after that.  Must provide proof of employment from employer.   If your employer or someone else is paying registration fee, please email Terri Maule, WMALC Registrar  maulefamily1@att.net  with name of payor.



Registration

TO REGISTER BY MAIL:

Download Conference Brochure and fill out registration form.  If registation paid by your employer or as a group, Each Participant must fill out a registration form and send with check, .  

Send Check payable to WMALC  to:

WMALC Registration

Alice Christensen, BSN, IBCLC

1638 Margaret Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49507


Date

Monday,  April 16, 2018


Speakers

Lori Feldman-Winter MD, MPH

Kay Hoover M Ed, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA


Location

Prince Conference Center at Calvin College

1800 East Beltline, SE

Grand Rapids, MI

(Hotel rooms available at the Conference Center)

Program

Breastfeeding Today

Monday, April 16, 2018

Prince Conference Center * Grand Rapids, MI


7:15 - 7:45 am          Registration

7:45 - 8:00          Introductions


8:00 - 9:15          Recent Breastfeeding Research  (Hoover)


9:15 - 10:15          Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding¬†¬† (Feldman-Winter)


10:15 - 10:30           Break


10:30 - 11:45         Case studies on infant weight gain problems (Hoover)


11:45- 12:45           Lunch


12:45- 1:45           Why Not One Bottle: the scientific basis for exclusivity (Feldman-Winter)


1:45 - 2:00           Break


2:00 - 3:00           Building a Breastfeeding-Friendly Office Practice   (Feldman-Winter)  


3:00- 4:00                  Obesity and Breastfeeding¬†   (Hoover)


4:00                        Adjourn

PRINCE CONFERENCE CENTER

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

IBCLE CERPS, RN, RD Credits applied for.

AMA Category 1 & AAFP Prescribed Credits applied for.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:  Contact:  

Alice Christensen, BSN, IBCLC   WMALC Registrar

Email (preferred):   aachristensen@sbcglobal.net

Phone (optional): 616-245-3456

TO REGISTER BY ONLINE:

CONFERENCE BROCHURE

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Breastfeeding Today

2018 WMALC Conference