The Use of Human Milk & Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse



OPTIONAL NICU TOUR - Pre-Registration Required
Lurie Children's Hospital is offering a complementary tour of their NICU following the program. Tour time are 4:45pm or 5:15pm. Contact Barb Fleming to register for the tour as space is limited.

Barb Fleming


Discounted parking available at Erie/Ontario or Huron/Superior garages for $24 (normally $45)

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Program Details




7:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
McCormick Foundation Auditorium, Rooms 11-142 and 11-150
225 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

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Parking Info

$24.00 Notes:

Discounted parking available at Erie/Ontario or Huron/Superior garages for $24 (normally $45)

Contact Info

Kelly Murray
(847) 975-9548

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Special Dietary Needs: Please contact Kim Piening at for any special Dietary needs and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Contact Barb Fleming to Register for the Lurie's NICU Tour. Limited Space Available.


Barb Fleming

Kelly Murray

Discounted parking available at Erie/Ontario or Huron/Superior garages for $24 (normally $45)


7:30 am 
Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided in the cafeteria)

8:00 am 
Welcome and Introduction
Current Recommendations on Breastfeeding & Where We Stand

8:30 am 
Benefits of Human Milk & the Biological Specificity of Human Milk –
How Human Milk Decreases Morbidity and Mortality

10:00 am 

10:15 am 
Why Women Don’t Breastfeed – Support and Cultural Issues

10:45 am 
Anatomy and Physiology of Milk Production

12:00 pm 
Lunch (provided)

1:00 pm 
Initiation and Maintenance of Milk Supply – Feeding of Human Milk and Lacto-engineering

2:45 pm 

3:00 pm 
Transition to Breast and Technology to Support Breastfeeding Measuring Milk Transfer, Preparation for Discharge and Appropriate Follow-up

4:30 pm 
Program Adjournment



$100.00 per person
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