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

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7:30 AM - 4:45 PM


Dominican Center at Marywood
Conference Room 1
2025 Fulton Street East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Georgia Therrien
(815) 353-2263

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Program Questions:

Georgia Therrien, 815-353-2263

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s:
Jonelle Lund, 616-685-5602

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7:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am
Welcome and Introduction - Current Recommendations on Breastfeeding & Where We Stand

9:00 am
Benefits of Human Milk & the Biological Specificity of Human Milk –How Human Milk Decreases Morbidity and Mortality

10:30 am

10:45 am
Why Women Don’t Breastfeed – Support and Cultural Issues

11:15 am
Anatomy and Physiology of Milk Production

12:30 pm
Lunch (provided)

1:15 pm
Initiation and Maintenance of Milk Supply – Feeding of Human Milk and Lacto-engineering

3:00 pm

3:15 pm
Transition to Breast and Technology to Support Breastfeeding Measuring Milk Transfer, Preparation for Discharge and Appropriate Follow-up

4:45 pm
Program Adjournment



$100.00 per person
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