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2017 Breastfeeding Symposium

The Breastfeeding Symposium has a wonderful balance of practical, hands-on techniques and current medical recommendations. It includes those valuable pharmacology units presented in a way you can really use them in your practice.


Featuring presentations on:

  • Breastfeeding as a Population Health Topic

    If the mother and baby are not successful at breastfeeding, how does that effect their long term health?
  • Failure to Latch Protocol

    What if the baby is unable to latch effectively? How can you make a plan to promote the successful latch and still meet the nutritional needs of the baby?
  • Diagnosing Nipple Pain

    Learn the sources of nipple pain and effective treatments to help prevent and treat.
  • Making More Milk

    Learn who is at risk for a low milk supply, how to differentiate from a perceived low milk supply and a true low milk supply, and what remedies, treatments, and medications can help increase the milk supply.


Continuing Education

Application for continuing education approval has been made to the following:

  •  International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

  • The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



October 8th, 2017

Hotel Captain Cook - 939 W 5th Ave - Anchorage



Jennifer Aist, BS, IBCLC, RLC - Jennifer is the director of the Maternity Outpatient Clincs & Services at Providence Alaska Medical Center.  She is also the lead clinical instructor for lactation at Providence including physician education.  Jennifer has provided complex and multilevel lactation support and consultation to a large hospital-based practice for over 10 years.



Rosanne Gephart, MSN, CNM, IBCLC - Rosanne has worked with breastfeeding mothers in all settings for 40 years and is the founder and director of With Child Breastfeeding Support Services which provides the Certified Lactation Specialist Program.



Conference Fees 

  • $125 / $100 AABC members (includes CE credit)

  • $25 Birth Activists (community members, consumers, etc)


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