This year's annual fall conference will feature Catherine Watson Genna! We are so honored and excited for her to share her expertise with us.
Fall Conference will be held at The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University.
Registration is live on Eventbrite. We can't wait to see you there!
Featuring: Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
Join us for an exciting event focused on the latest advances in lactation management! This in-person gathering will take place at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing, MI, USA. Whether you're a lactation professional, a perinatal worker, healthcare professional, or interested in pursuing a lactation profession, this event is perfect for you. Discover cutting-edge techniques, tools, research, and best practices in lactation management from leading expert and author, Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC. Expand your knowledge, network with like-minded individuals, and gain valuable insights to support breastfeeding and improve maternal and infant health outcomes. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in lactation management!
Catherine Watson Genna has been an IBCLC in private practice in NYC since 1992. She has a special interest in the anatomical, genetic and neurological influences on infant sucking skills, and writes and speaks on these topics. Catherine’s research with Columbia University and Tel Aviv University departments of Biomedical Engineering includes using ultrasound and cervical auscultation to study sucking and suck:swallow coordination in infants with ankyloglossia as well as biomechanical aspects of breastfeeding. She is an avid clinical photographer and the author of Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants (Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2023, 2016, 2013 and 2008) and Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools (Praeclarus Press, 2009). She served as the founding associate editor of Clinical Lactation for it’s first 7 years.
MALC is an affiliate of USLCA. Its purpose is to create opportunities for education, networking, professional support, and recognition of the promotion and practice of those who support breastfeeding families
All Vendors and Exhibitors participating in the conference follow the guidelines of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes, the WHO Code.
CERPs - Lactation CERPs award application will be made to the IBLCE. To be eligible for CERPs, participants must attend the entire activity & submit an evaluation form.
Nursing Contact Hours -This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurse Association (OBN -001-91) for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurse Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The participant must attend the entire activity & submit an evaluation form.
Onsite parking available in the Kellogg Center ramp adjoining the conference center.
The Kellogg Center has hotel accommodations within the conference facility. https://kelloggcenter.com/rooms
There is a discount for MSU Alumni
1100 Trowbridge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823
133 Evergreen Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823
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