2015 Creating Healthy Families Conference

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DATES:                           Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30am – 7:15pm / 5:15pm – Networking
                                         Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30am – 4pm

LOCATION:                     Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109

REGISTRATION:            Please click here to register



                                         DAY ONE: THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015

7:30-9:00am                    Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking / Exhibits

9:00-9:10am                    Welcome: Creating Healthy Families, Creating Healthy Communities: Breastfeeding in the 21st                                          Century

9:10-10:10am                  Keynote / Plenary: Breastfeeding as Primary Prevention: Setting the Agenda, Miriam Labbok,                                          MD. MPH, IBCLC

10:10-10:20am                Break

10:20-11:50am                Concurrent Sessions:

Culture, Socioeconomic Factors and Health Disparities in Breastfeeding: The African American Experience – A Panel, Ifeyinwa Asiodu, RN, PhD, Jenee Edwards, Denise Breheny

Recent Scientific Research and Practical Applications: Supplementation in the Early Post Partum: Exclusivity and Exclusive Breastfeeding Beyond Early Supplementation, Valerie Flaherman, MD, IBCLC and Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, IBCLC

Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare and Early Learning about Breastfeeding: Setting up Breastfeeding Friendly, Breast Milk Friendly Child Care Centers and Family Day Care Homes, Judith Burden, et al

Neuroscience, Breastfeeding, Attachment, Child Development: Attachment, Nancy Williams, LMFT, IBCLC

Building and Sustaining a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace: The Business Case for Breastfeeding Updated – The Family Case for Breastfeeding Reaffirmed, Cathy Carothers

Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Community: Community Services, Education  that Support that Promotes Breastfeeding: Training Community Health Workers, Home Visitors, Peer Counselors, Promatoras, Lay Health Workers and Medical Assistants to Educate, Engage, Promote and Support Breastfeeding, Tina Cardarelli

11:50-12:00pm                Break

12:00-1:30pm                  Working Lunch Plenary: Breastfeeding in the Developing Brain, Daniel Siegel, MD

1:30-1:40pm                    Break

1:40-3:10pm                    Concurrent Sessions:

Culture, Socioeconomic Factors and Health Disparities in Breastfeeding: The Latina Experience – A Panel, Robbie Gonzalez-Dow, MPH, IBCLC

Recent Scientific Research and Practical Applications: Bed-Sharing: Is it Safe or Dangerous? Anne Trevino, MD and Aline Armstrong, RN, MSN, PHN

Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare and Early Learning about Breastfeeding: Teaching Young Children About Breastfeeding: Curriculum, Resources, Tools and Engagement

Neuroscience, Breastfeeding, Attachment, Child Development: Breastfeeding and Relationships, Daniel Siegel, MD

Building and Sustaining a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace: Understanding Local, State and Federal laws relating to Pregnancy, Maternity Leave, Family leave, Bonding leave, Lactation – Impacts on Infants and families Julia Parish, JD

Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Community: Community Services, Education that Support and Promote Breastfeeding: Promoting Breastfeeding in Public Spaces: Creating and Sustaining Breastfeeding Spaces in the Community

3:10-3:25pm                    Break

3:25-4:55pm                    Afternoon Plenary: The Needs of Low Wage Workers: The New York State project, Cathy                                          Carothers

4:55-5:10pm                    Evaluation and Wrap-Up

5:15-7:15pm                    Networking Reception and Movie, “The Milky Way”



                                         DAY TWO: FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015

7:30-9:00am                    Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking / Exhibits

9:00-9:10am                    Welcome: Creating Healthy Families, Creating Healthy Communities: Breastfeeding in the 21st                                          Century

9:10-10:10am                  Keynote / Plenary: Too Small to Fail, Kara Dukakis

10:10-10:20am                Break

10:20-11:50am                Concurrent Sessions:

Culture, Socioeconomic Factors and Health Disparities in Breastfeeding: The Asian American Experience, Monica Kwan, MD (confirmed) and Therese Doan, RN, PhD, MSN, IBCLC

Recent Scientific Research and Practical Applications: Insulin Resistance and Lactation, Lisa Marasco, NP, IBCLC Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare and Early Learning about Breastfeeding: Child Care as an Integral Component of the Family Friendly Workplace: Options

Neuroscience, Breastfeeding, Attachment, Child Development: Breastfeeding and Child Development, Nancy Williams, LMFT, IBCLC

Building and Sustaining a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace: Customizing a Plan that Addresses the Needs and Supports Pregnant Women, New and Expanding Families, New Mothers, New Fathers, Adoptive Parents – Jessica Napier

Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Community: Community Services, Education that Support and Promote Breastfeeding: Defining the Parameters – Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, IBCLC

11:50-12:00pm                Break

12:00-1:00pm                  Working Lunch Plenary: Changing the Norm what It Means? What is Norms Change?

1:00-1:10pm                    Break

1:10-2:40pm                    Concurrent Sessions:

Culture, Socioeconomic Factors and Health Disparities in Breastfeeding: Working with the Most Vulnerable Women to Reduce Infant Health Disparities, Nancy Frappier

Recent Scientific Research and Practical Applications: Ethics and Alternative Treatments, Lisa Marasco, NP, IBCLC

Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare and Early Learning about Breastfeeding: Learning to Support Mother-Infant Dyads, Mother Toddler Dyads through Policies, Practices, One to One and Group Interactions, Tina Cardarelli

Neuroscience, Breastfeeding, Attachment, Child Development: Post Partum Depression, Breastfeeding and Attachment: Working with Mothers, Babies, New and Expanded Families, Nancy Williams, LMFT, IBCLC

Building and Sustaining a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace: Working with Pregnant Employees to Plan for pregnancy Leave and Return to Work: Best Practices, Jessica Napier

Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Community: Community Services, Education that Support and Promote Breastfeeding: Community Services, Education that Support and Promote Breastfeeding: Using Social Media, Social Marketing, to Engage and Create Change, Melissa Bartick, MD and Ashley Boyd

2:40-2:50pm                    Break

2:50-3:50pm                    Afternoon Plenary: Breastfeeding as Primary Prevention: Using the Spectrum of                                          Prevention to Create a Breastfeeding Supportive Culture: Putting the Pieces Together, Curtis                                          Chan, MD, MPH

3:50-4:00pm                    Evaluation and Wrap-Up

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