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    • 7 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss many topics including planning for the LG5k, the Fall Education Event, and progress toward becoming our own 501(c)(3), among many other topics! We will also have a presentation by the Nevada Statewide Breastfeeding Coordinator, Jackie Bonde, on WIC and/or use of Methadone and Breastfeeding.

    • 11 May 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • UNR Manzanita Bowl, 1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89557

    Come celebrate mothers during our Babies Bloom with Breastmilk event on Saturday, May 11th. All breastfeeding mothers, pumping mothers, mothers nursing toddlers, and siblings, as well as all breastfeeding supporters welcomed to attend this event. All individuals participating in the group photo shoot, please wear spring/pastel colors. Tea and cookies will be served.
    This is a family friendly event.
    Location is at the UNR campus at the corner of 9th and Virginia streets called the Manzanita Bowl.
    Please park in the salmon colored parking lot located at Center St and 9th street. See photos for additional details.
    This is a FREE event. Additional fees for purchasing individual photos will be at the discretion of the photographer on site.
    Thank you to all our amazing coalition volunteers, community supporters, and local businesses for supporting mothers to meet their individual breastmilk goals.

    • 4 Jun 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss many topics including planning for the LG5k, the Fall Education Event, and progress toward becoming our own 501(c)(3), among many other topics! We will also have presentations by our 2018 CLE Scholarship Award recipients.

    • 2 Jul 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss the upcoming LG5k and Big Latch On happening August 3!

    • 6 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss and wrap up the LG5k and Big Latch On that happened August 3!

    • 3 Sep 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss many topics including the Fall Education Event, progress toward becoming our own 501(c)(3), and many other topics! We will have a presentation with Stevie Poehland of ABC Childbirth Services on Evidence Based Birth!

    • 1 Oct 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss the upcoming Fall Education Event! We will also have a presentation by Lynn Anderson, CNM, with the UNR Women's Health Clinic on Physiologic Birth.

    • 1 Nov 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno Nevada
    Register

    We welcome you to join us for a day of learning this fall. This event will offer both lecture and hands on opportunities with published and world renowned speaker Catherine Watson Genna.

    Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice in New York City. Certified in 1992, Catherine is particularly interested in helping moms and babies breastfeed when they have medical challenges. She speaks to healthcare professionals around the world on assisting breastfeeding babies with anatomical, genetic or neurological problems. Her presentations and her writing feature her clinical photographs, which have also been published widely. Catherine's research collaboration with Columbia University and Tel Aviv University's departments of biomedical engineering are studying various aspects of infant sucking, swallowing and nipple biomechanics. She is the author of Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools: Improving Care and Outcomes (Praeclarus Press 2009) and Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants 3rd edition (Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2017) as well as professional journal articles. Catherine is still a La Leche League Leader, supporting new Leaders in Queens. Catherine was the founding Associate Editor for the United States Lactation Consultant Association journal Clinical Lactation's first 7 years. Her own two offspring (who were of course breastfed!) are a seminarian and a registered nurse.

    Agenda: 

    7:30-8:00 am - Registration, Breakfast and Introductions

    8:00 - 10:00 am - Evidence Based Lactation Support 

    10:00 - 10:15 am - Break

    10:15 - 11:45 am - Synthesizing Sucking Research 

    11:45 - 12:45 pm - Lunch Buffet On-site

    12:45 - 2:45 pm - Supportive Techniques for Biomechancial Breastfeeding Challenges 

    2:45 - 3:00 pm - Questions and Certificates

    Conference Ends for Non-IBCLCs

    3:00 - 3:15 pm - Break

    3:15 - 4:45 pm - Advanced IBCLC Workshop - Non-Latching Infants 48 hours and Beyond 

    4:45 - 5:00 pm - Questions and Certificates for Advanced Workshop

     

    Costs:

    IBCLCs: $100 

    All others: $60 

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Lactation Consultants & Educators, LLL Leaders, Breastfeeding USA Counselors, Health Educators, Developmental Specialists, Case Managers, Home Visitors, Midwives, Doulas, Breastfeeding Peer Counselors,  Students, and others interested in supporting families in the initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding. 

    Earn L-CERPs and/or CEUs. You must stay for the entire presentation, sign in and complete a final evaluation to receive CERPs/CEUs. Additional CERPs will be awarded to the IBCLC's attending the advanced practice workshop at the end of the day. This year we will be applying for education credits for both RD (CPEs)  and educators (CEUs). 

    Registration will begin at 7:30, continental breakfast items and beverages will be provided. The event begins promptly at 8 am. A  lunch buffet will be served on-site. Accommodations available for pumping moms and young infants in arms.

    All handouts will be provided electronically prior to the event.

    Registration fees: Fee includes breakfast and lunch as well as continuing education credits.

    Parking:

    Option 1: The parking garage is located at 50 E Plaza St. Coming from I-80 East or West, get off at Virginia St. (Exit 13). Turn south on Virginia St. and make a left hand turn onto E. Plaza St. The entrance will be on your right. Once you pull in let the attendant know that you are with the Breastfeeding Coalition and they will allow you in and wave the parking fee. This is FREE to all attending. 

    Option 2: Valet Parking (you pay all fees and tips) Coming from I-80 East or West (exit 13), get off at Virginia St. (exit 13) and turn on Sierra St. head south then turn left onto Commercial Row. 

    Book your Whitney Peak hotel room at 15% off

    Valid: November 1-3, 2019 using link: https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=13492&rate=NNVBFEED&nono=1

    *Please contact the event organizers directly for questions or any dietary restrictions*

    • 5 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting! We will discuss and wrap up the Fall Education Event. We plan the Holiday Potluck and discussion around nominations for 2020 Board Members. We will also have a presentation by Alex Gunter of Bright Heart Birth on Positive Language.

    • 3 Dec 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Children's Cabinet, 1090 S. Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

    Join us for our monthly meeting and Holiday Potluck! We will nominate and vote on board members for the 2020 year and discuss any plans for the upcoming year.

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