2017 Idaho Breastfeeding Summit

Building Partnerships for Idaho Families

August 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2017 | Boise, Idaho

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Join lactation consultants, nurses, doctors, midwives, dietitians, WIC employees, and nursing mothers from around the state at this interactive and lively conference!

Come listen to lectures from renowned speakers on topics that include late pre-term infants, breastfeeding and medications, tongue-tie, and increasing breastfeeding rates in your community.

Participate in hands-on skill building sessions and network with other professionals in your region.

WHEN

Tuesday, August 1st – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 2nd – 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Thursday, August 3rd – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center –
McCleary Room

1055 N Curtis Rd, Boise, Idaho

COST

$150 | Entire Conference

$40 for August 1st – only | $100 for August 2nd – only | $40 for August 3rd – only

Seats are limited. Registration costs increase on June 1, 2017.

DRAFT AGENDA

Day 1 – Tuesday, August 1
1:00 –2:15 p.m. More Milk! Maximizing Early Milk Supply with Hand Expression and Pumping Jane Morton, MD
2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Picasso and Breastfeeding: Keeping Bedside Care Simple for Low and High Risk Infants Jane Morton, MD
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Nurturing Breastfeeding Confidence Jane Grassley, PhD

 

Day 2 – Wednesday, August 2
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Optional – Guided walk around Saint Alphonsus trails  
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:15 – 9:45 a.m. Late Preterm Infants Marianne Niefert, MD
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Using Medications in Breastfeeding Mothers Thomas Hale, PhD.
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch /Ban the Bag Awards  
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Breastfeeding & Drugs of Abuse Thomas Hale, PhD.

 

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 1 Concurrent Session 2 Concurrent Session 3
Baby-Friendly –

Marianne Niefert, MD

Tongue and Lip Tie: Related Issues, Assessment and Treatment –  Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC Hands-on Skill Building – Pattie Hennequin, RN, BSN, IBCLC
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 1 Concurrent Session 2 Concurrent Session 3
Increase Exclusive and Extended Breastfeeding – Marianne Niefert, MD Tongue and Lip Tie: Related Issues, Assessment and Treatment –  Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC Hands-on Skill Building –Betsy Ayers, RSN, BSN, IBCLC
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Wrap Up Marianne Niefert, MD

 

Day 3 – Thursday, August 3
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Optional – Guided walk around Saint Alphonsus trails  
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Optional Breakfast & Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week  
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome & State of Breastfeeding in Idaho Elke Shaw-Tulloch
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Coalition Building/Community Impact/Action Items Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Group Discussions & Box Lunches All
12:15 – 1 p.m. Group Sharing, Commitments for Action, Wrap Up Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

LODGING

There are blocks of rooms reserved at Hyatt Place Boise Towne Square and Candlewood Suites Boise Towne Square. Both are located about a mile from the conference site and are near the mall.

Hyatt Place Boise Towne Square

925 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID, 83704
208-327-1200

$114/night, double occupancy

Click here for special registration link.
Please note this link will only work for August 1 & 2. If you wish to extend your stay, please call the hotel. 

Choose this hotel if you are flying into Boise; they have a free shuttle service.

Candlewood Suites Boise Town Square

700 N Cole Rd, Boise, ID, 83704
208-322-4300

$91/night, single occupancy
$96/night, double occupancy

Click here for special registration link.

MEALS

The conference will provide continental breakfast, full lunch, and afternoon snack on Wednesday, August 2, and full breakfast and boxed lunches on Thursday, August 3. Coffee and tea service will be provided on all three days.  Vegetarian and gluten free options will be available. Please specify if you prefer a vegetarian or gluten-free lunch when you register. 

NURSING MOTHERS AND OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS

We are committed to providing an environment conducive to learning for all Summit attendees. Quiet infants in arms and non-separating children are welcome. A private room for breastfeeding or pumping will be available to mothers. 

For questions about accessibility and to request accommodations, please contact us at 208-327-8562 or breastfeeding@cdhd.idaho.gov

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Applications for continuing education credits are pending from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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CONTACT
If you have any questions about the Summit, please email us at breastfeeding@cdhd.idaho.gov
or call 208-327-8565.

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Presented by the Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition in partnership with Idaho WIC.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call: (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA (WIC) is an equal opportunity provider and employer.