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27th Annual Art of Breastfeeding – Save the date!


2017 Breastfeeding Symposium – Save the Date


2017 Breastfeeding Symposium


The Education Center at Eastern AHEC
2600 W. Arlington Blvd.
Greenville, NC




Registration and full brochure coming soon!

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Allied Health, Nursing

NC’s Business Case for Breastfeeding May 11 and May 31

NCBC Community! You won’t want to miss these webinars with the renowned Cathy Carothers. Register now for both events. Thanks to DPH for organizing these.

Breastfeeding in Public in NC-It’s Legal

“This power point was originally created as a staff training tool for Cone Health. It has since been adapted to reach a broader audience and may be used for education, but not sold.”

Thank you,

NIPncbc Powerpoint



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Maternal & Infant Best Practices in 2017 – Northwest AHEC

Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest Area Health Education Center
Maternal & Infant Best Practices in 2017 - Registration Open!

Registration is open for Maternal & Infant Best Practices in 2017  – June 8

This one-day statewide video conference will focus on best practices in both maternal and infant health in 2017.

Target Audience: Nurses, social workers, educators, nurse practitioners and others interested in maternal and infant health.


Maternal & Infant Best Practices in 2017 – June 8
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Please share with your team members and colleagues. You are welcome to forward this email and print the event promotional PDF file to post to your administrative bulletin boards. DOWNLOAD Brochure

2017 NCLCA Breastfeeding Summit – Practice Pearls of Wisdom

2017 NCLCA Breastfeeding Summit – Practice Pearls of Wisdom
Event # 51411   Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Monday, May 22, 2017

What Can I Expect?

The mission of this summit is to support, connect and grow the community of lactation professionals in NC. Each year the NCLCA Summit brings together lactation consultants from across the state as speakers and participants. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for NC lactation consultants to collaborate, share ideas, mentor each other, and become a cohesive community of health care providers and breastfeeding advocates.

This year, we will focus on creating conversations that further our skills, ethics and regional identity.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 – North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting | 1:30-4:30 PM
Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Dessert Reception 6:30-7:00 PM | & the Pre-Summit Event “Food Sensitivities in the Breastfed Baby: Optimizing Infant Outcome through Maternal Diet” |7:00-9:00 PM
Monday, May 22, 2017 – NCLCA Practice Pearls of Wisdom Summit | 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM

See the full agenda by clicking on the Event Brochure URL below.

The summit is being hosted at the Coastline Convention Center located in historic downtown Wilmington on the banks of the Cape Fear River at 501 Nutt St., Wilmington NC 28401.

 Event Brochure | Registration Form

Event Objectives:
– Describe breastfeeding advocacy efforts in the State
– Define available resources for breastfeeding mothers in individual perinatal regions
– Discuss hot topics in clinical lactation practice
– Define the ethics of lactation support specifically as they apply to providing support online

Event Fees:

NCLCA Member Conference Fee (Register By May 1): $100.00  (Expires on 5/2/2017)
Non-NCLCA Member Conference Fee (Register by May 1): $120.00  (Expires on 5/2/2017)
Science Fair Participant Fee: $60.00  (Expires on 4/14/2017)

Session Date Check-In Start Time End Time Room Location
Pre-Summit Event and Practice Pearls of Wisdom Summit (May 21 & 22) 5/21/2017 6:30 PM 7:00 PM 4:30 PM  
NCLCA Breastfeeding Summit – Practice Pearls of Wisdom (May 22 ONLY) 5/22/2017 8:00 AM 8:45 AM 4:30 PM  
Science Fair Participant (May 21 & 22) 5/21/2017 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 4:30 PM  
Science Fair Participant (May 22 ONLY) 5/21/2017 8:00 AM 8:30 AM 4:30 PM  

For Additional Event Information, Please Contact Paula Bracey At 910-667-9335

Call for Exhibit Abstracts


Call for Exhibit Abstracts

Fifteenth Annual Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference

WakeMed Andrews Conference Center

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

When The Going Gets Tough …

The Tough Collaborate!

The planning committee for the 2017 Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference invites abstracts of possible educational exhibits. Interest to the lactation community, originality, or outcomes are important criteria for abstract selection. Exhibits must be in compliance with the World Health Organization International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes.

Target audience includes lactation consultants, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, nutritionists, public health staff, childbirth educators, doulas, peer counselors,

Community based breastfeeding support group volunteers and others providing care for mothers, infants and their families.

Exhibit abstracts will be considered in two areas:

Programs/Projects/Clinical Applications:

Descriptions of innovative programs to promote or support breastfeeding or other projects related to breastfeeding 



Descriptions of original investigative research studies related to breastfeeding

Exhibit abstracts are limited to 250 words to describe the breastfeeding resource, research or educational information and must be submitted in English. Please be sure to include the following information (not counted in the 250 word limit):

            Title of the exhibit:



            Email address(es):

            Phone number(s):

Method of display:

Materials may be affixed to a rigid board for display on a tripod or on a display board designed to stand on a table

Please submit an exhibit abstract no later than midnight on Monday, February 13th, 2017 to mary_overfield@yahoo.com

You will be notified regarding acceptance by the TBA Conference Planning Committee by Wednesday, March 8th, 2017.

Presentations will be displayed on Thursday, April 20th. The venue will be open for set-up at 7:30 AM. The conference begins at 8:00 AM with registration and a continental breakfast held from 8:00 – 8:25 AM. The first speaker will begin at 8:25 AM. There will be two morning breaks from 9:45 -10:00 AM and from 11:00 – 11:10. Lunch will be from 12:10 – 1:15 PM to allow ample time for attendees to visit the presentations and ask questions. There will also be an afternoon break from 2:15 – 2:30 PM.

Therefore, presentations will need to be displayed and staffed during:

  • registration 8:00 – 8:25 AM
  • morning breaks 9:45 -10:00 AM and 11:00 – 11:10 AM
  • lunch 12:10 -1:15 PM
  • afternoon break   2:15 – 2:30 P

There is no fee for exhibiting.  As a thank you for presenting, each entry will be awarded breakfast, lunch, and breaks for one presenter. If not requesting credit, presenters may simply attend the educational sessions.

If a presenter wants to receive credit and access to the online handouts, the fee will be $30.00 per presenter. Please note: 100% attendance is required to receive credit.

Details of the conference presentations and the agenda will be available as soon as they are confirmed at www.wakeahec.org  

If you have questions about this Call for Abstracts, do not hesitate to contact Mary Overfield by phone at 919 847-4903 or by email at mary_overfield@yahoo.com


15th Annual Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference

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USLCA Conference

USLCA Conference
May 4-6, 2017

Show off your business in 2017!

Early bird special available through November 15!

Registration is now open to exhibit at USLCA’s 2017 conference. From now until November 15th, those who register to exhibit will receive their second booth representative completely FREE!!!!

Want to learn more about exhibiting in the Texas Hill Country? Check out theexhibitor prospectus or visit our conference website.

Not a business owner, but have ideas of who you would like to see exhibit at the conference? We invite you to share the conference information with your colleagues or email our conference committee your ideas.

Conference Homepage


Join the United States Lactation Consultant Association, USLCA to Refresh, Renew, and Revitalize your clinical practice.

This national conference will take place in the Texas Hill Country in San Antonio, Texas. Plans are underway to bring you the highest quality, affordable, and not-to-be-missed conference. USLCA presents our second and long-awaited national conference May 4-6, 2017.

We are so excited to present a high-quality lactation conference in a beautiful, family-friendly resort. While you listen, learn, and network with your lactation colleagues, your partner, children, or other traveling companions will be able to choose from many activities on the property including golf, swimming, a waverider, health spa, fitness center, children’s activities, S’mores around a campfire in the evening, live entertainment, and so much more! The Hyatt Regency Hill Country is accessible to the San Antonio, TX area, where there are many additional landmarks and destinations. Visit the hotel’s website for a sneak-peek of the property.


Early bird special available until October 31!


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Help make this event possible and be recognized!


Submit your abstract for a talk or poster!


Get involved in the pre-planning


Watch for registration to open.  Members will receive registration discounts.