26th Annual

Monmouth/Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium Conference

Current Issues in Breastfeeding


Kimberly Seals Allers


Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC


AUGUST 7, 2019

Presented by Monmouth Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium

Jointly provided by Hackensack Meridian Health 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

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Monmouth/Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium Annual Conference
August 7, 2019
Current Issues in Breastfeeding
7:30A -8A Registration and breakfast
8A-8:15A Welcome
8:15 – 9:45A Herbal Galactogogues & Lactogenic Food (Lisa Marasco)
9:45A – 10A Break
10A -11:30A The Big Let Down (Kimberly Seals Allers)
11:30A -11:45AQ & A
11:45A – 12:45P Lunch
12:45P -2:15PMeeting Mothers Where They’re at: Ethical Guidelines for Complementary Therapies (Lisa Marasco)
2:15P – 3:45P No Mother Left Behind (Kimberly Seals Allers)
3:45P-4P Evaluations and Certificates

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
  • 2018 Nils Bergman, Current Research on Maternal-Newborn Behavior & the Science of Neurodevelopment