West Michigan Association of Lactation Consultants
Supporting breastfeeding education in Michigan
Monday, May 13, 2019
Nils Bergman MB, ChB, MPH, MD
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
1800 East Beltline, SE
Grand Rapids, MI
(Hotel rooms available at the Conference Center)
7:30 am Registration Opens
8:20 - 8:30 Introductions
8:30 - 10:00 The Scientific and Evidence Base for Skin-to-skin Contact
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:45 Kangaroo Mother Care: Restoring the Original Paradigm for Infant Care
11:45- 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 Immediate Parent-Infant Skin-TO-Skin Study (IPISTOSS) – research update
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 4:15 The Embodiment of the science - the Kangaroula
Continuing Education Credits
IBCLE CERPS, RN, RD Credits applied for.
AMA Category 1 & AAFP Prescribed Credits applied for.
Conference Brochure Download
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 May 1, 2019
$115 After May 1, 2019
* If your employer or someone else is paying registration fee, please email Alice Christensen, WMALC Registrar firstname.lastname@example.org
email@example.com with name of payor.
Students / Resident ** $60 Before May 1, 2019
$80 After May 1, 2019
** Nurse or Medical Students & Residents must furnish proof of enrollment.
Peer Counselor *** $60 Before May 1, 2019
$80 After May 1, 2019
*** 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.
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:
Alice Christensen, BSN, IBCLC
1638 Margaret Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Registration Questions / Contact
Alice Christensen, BSN, IBCLC WMALC Registrar
Email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone (optional): 616-245-3456