Lancaster: Breastfeeding Foundations, From Expected Behaviors to Special Situations

Breastfeeding Foundations: From Expected Behaviors to Special Situations

A day with Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA

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Friday, April 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Antelope Valley Hospital City of Hope Building 44151 15th Street West Lancaster, CA 93534

Faculty: Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA

Nancy is author or coauthor of several books for professionals and parents, including Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple and its pocket guide edition, Breastfeeding Solutions, and Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers (with Kathleen Kendall-Tackett). Her go-everywhere Breastfeeding Solutions smartphone app is available for Android & iPhones. Nancy has been helping breastfeeding families since 1982. Board-certified as a lactation consultant in 1991, she ran a large private lactation practice in the Chicago area from 1993 to 2003. In 2008 Nancy was in the first group of 16 to be awarded the designation Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association (FILCA) for her lifetime achievements in breastfeeding.

Topics include:

  • How to implement a simplified breastfeeding initiation strategy designed to reduce the incidence of the 3 most common problems during the first weeks after birth
  • Recommendations concerning marijuana use and breastfeeding
  • Optimal pumping strategies after birth among exclusively pumping mothers and how they vary over time
  • How the risks of milk sharing compare to the risks of using formula.

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