Breastfeeding Task Force Conference

The New Hampshire Breastfeeding Task Force hosts an Annual Breastfeeding Conference to provide education and networking to New England educators, nurses, professionals, WIC nutritionists and lactation consultants working with breastfeeding families.

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New Hampshire Breastfeeding Task Force Professional Conference Agenda
June 6, 2022  -    7:30 am – 4:00 pm

  • 07:30 am – 07:45 am
    Sign onto Virtual Platform

     

  • 07:45 am – 08:00 am         
    Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Lissa Sirois MPH, RD, IBCLC
    Chair, NH Breastfeeding Task Force
     
  • 08:00 am – 09:00 am
    Breastfeeding and Infant Growth
    Whitney Hammond, MSW, MPH
         
     
  • 09:00 am – 09:15 am         
    **Yoga Break with Nicole Manelas, 200 HR RYT**

     

  • 09:15 am – 10: 45 am
    Infant Oral Assessment:Assessing Anatomy and Function Beyond the Frenulum 
    Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC, RLC
         Handout
         Oral Assessment Checklist
         Bibliography

     

  • 10:45 am – 11:00 am    
    **Mindfulness Break with Nicole Manelas, 200 HR RYT**

     

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm    
    Maternal-Child Health Legislation Updates in NH 2022
    Courtney Gray Tanner, JD, MSW
         2022 Highlights for the NH Legislation 
         HB 1099
         HB 1661
         SB 393   
         SB 404
         SB 408
         SB 444
         CMS Applauds Postpartum Expansion in California, Florida, Kentucky, and Oregon
         Status of State Medicaid Expansion Decisions: Interactive Map
        
     
  • 12:00 pm – 1230 pm    
    ** Lunch Break / Award Slide Show **

     

  • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm    
    Providing Virtual Support for Chest/Breastfeeding Families
    Robin Kaplan, M.Ed., IBCLC, RLC
         Handout

     

  • 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm     
    **Yoga Break with Nicole Manelas, 200 HR RYT**

     

  • 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm  
    Activities to Support Infant Oral Function
    Melissa Cole, MS, IBCLC, RLC
        Handout
        Bibliography

     

  • 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm  
    Closing Remarks, Wrap Up, and Evaluations
    Lissa Sirois MPH, RD, IBCLC
    Chair, NH Breastfeeding Task Force