When

Friday, May 19, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT
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Where

The Cliffs Resort
2757 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449


 
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Contact

Leslie Mehigan
Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition Chair
805-440-1271
centralcoastbreastfeeding@hotmail.com

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Cancellation Policy
No refunds can be given; however, substitutions are always welcomed.

Date: Friday May 19, 2017
Time: 8am - 6pm
Location: The Cliffs Resort, 2757 Shell Beach Road; Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Enjoy spectacular ocean views on the Central Coast of California! 
The Cliffs Resort is offering special room rates for conference attendees. A limited number of rooms are available at a discounted rate through Tuesday April 28, 2017. To reserve your room please call The Cliff's at 805-773-5000 and mention "Central Coast Breasfeeding Coalition Conference".

  • Non-View Guestrooms:  $149/night
  • Coastal View Guestrooms:  $179/night
  • Ocean/ Pool View Guestrooms:  $219/night 

Registration: $150/person. After April 1st, $175/person. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch.
A group rate of $125/person is available for 5 or more from one organization. 
Please call Leslie at 805-440-1271 for more information.

Continuing Education Units: CME, CEU, CERPS, CPEU, MCHES (6 pending)

Online Registration Only
Payments are made with a debit or credit card via PayPal. No PayPal account is required.
Registration Closes Friday May 5, 2017


About the speaker:
Paula Meier, RN, DNSc, FAAN, is Director for Clinical Research and Lactation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a Professor of Women, Children and Family Nursing and a Professor of Pediatrics at Rush UniversityMedical Center.  Dr. Meier has spent her professional career in the specialty of human milk feeding, breastfeeding, and lactation for the NICU infant and mother.  Dr. Meier has conducted numerous externally funded research grants and demonstration projects, and has published widely in peer-reviewed and consumer-focused journals.  In 1996, she founded the Rush Mothers’ Milk Club, a program of evidence based practice, education and research for NICU infants and their families.  She serves on the Health Advisory Board for La Leche League International, and serves as the President of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation.

About the Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition
The Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition brings together a collaborative team of breastfeeding advocates to network, share resources, accomplish projects, and provide breastfeeding education based on current research and best practice. Our members include private, hospital-based and county lactation consultants, as well as lactation educators and experienced breastfeeding mothers with a passion for helping others with breastfeeding. www.centralcoastbreastfeeding.com


Conference Agenda


7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast

8:00am – 8:15am Welcome

8:15am – 9:15am Evidence for Use of Breast Milk in the NICU

9:15am – 10:15am Donor Human Milk Use in the NICU

10:15am – 10:45am Break/Network/Exhibits

10:45am – 11:45am Protecting Maternal Milk Volume and Pumping

11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch

12:45pm -1:45pm Practices that Impact the Properties of Pumped Breast Milk

1:45pm – 2:15pm Break/Network/Exhibits

2:15pm – 4:15pm Transitioning from Hospital to Home—Bridging the Gap to Exclusive Breastfeeding

4:15pm – 4:30pm Questions

5:00pm – 6:00pm Sunset Social Hour—featuring local wines & tapas