The Monmouth Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium (MOBC) is proud to announce our

25th annual Breastfeeding Conference will be

August 1, 2018

At the Neptune High School, Performing Arts Center in Neptune, NJ

Current Research on Maternal-Newborn Behavior & the Science of Neurodevelopment

For PDF copy of Brochure for printing, click HERE


Nils Bergman, MD
  • The Scientific and Evidence Base for Skin to Skin Contact (including new Epigenetic research)
  • Maternal Perinatal Neurobehavioral
  • Kangaroo Mother Care: Restoring the Original Paradigm for Infant Care
  • A Neurobehavioral Approach to Breastfeeding

We hope to see you there.

Our Annual Conference History:

  • 1994 “Breastfeeding in the 90’s”
  • 1995 “Breastfeeding a Multi-Disciplinary Approach”
  • 1996 “Breastfeeding: Issues and Challenges”
  • 1998 “Breastfeeding Assessment & Management”
  • 1999 Jack Newman “Breastfeeding Update: A Day with Jack Newman, MD”
  • 2000 “Breastfeeding: Combining Technical Knowledge with Professional Support”
  • 2001 Marianne Neifer “Breastfeeding Update: A Day with Marianne Neifert, MD”
  • 2002 Barbara Philipp “The Path to Baby Friendly and The Science Behind the Suck”
  • 2003 Marshall Klaus “Babies, Bonding and Breastfeeding”
  • 2004 Linda J. Smith & Liz Brooks “Breastfeeding Matters, 2004”
  • 2005 Tieranona Low Dog “Evidence-Based Breastfeeding and Herbal Medicine”
  • 2006 Marie Biancuzzo “Ethics and Evidence; Solving Breastfeeding Dilemma”
  • 2007 Molly Pessl “Breastfeeding: Searching for Excellence”
  • 2008 Amy Spangler “Keep It Simple”
  • 2009 Diana Wiessinger & Diana West, “Breastfeeding Searching for Excellence”
  • 2010 Nils Bergman “Skin-to-Skin: Moving Science Into Practice”
  • 2011 Anne Merewood & Lori Feldman-Winter, “Family Centered Maternity Care and Baby Friendly Initiative: Perfect Together”
  • 2012 Maureen Groer, How Breastfeeding Protects Maternal Health Throughout the Lifespan andThe Psychoneuroimmunology of Breastfeeding/Kajsa Brimdyr, Magical Hour and Saving Lives in Egypt with Skin to Skin
  • 2013 Jane Morton, MD, FAAP, FABM and Elizabeth Myler, RN, IBCLC, What’s New? Optimizing Nutrition for High Risk and Healthy Newborns
  • 2014 Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC, RLC, Tongue Tie: Assessment, Visualization & Movement, Breastfeeding Support for the Tongue Tied Infant and Todd Wolynn, MD, Social Media and Breastfeeding Support, Health Care Providers and Breastfeeding Support; If Not You Who?
  • 2015 Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Featuring Cythnia Good Mojab, MS, LMHCA, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM & V. Kuroji Patrick, Author, Illustrator, Breastfeeding and Fatherhood Advocate
  • 2016 Medication and Drugs: Current Issues for BreastfeedingFeaturing Lisa M. Stellwagen, MD & Amy E. Evans, MD, FAAP, CLEC, FABM
  • 2017 A Day with Dr E.Stephen Buescher: Decoding MOTHERS’ MILK