Tackling the most common questions of breastfeeding is the goal of the “Solving Breastfeeding Mysteries” conference on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo.
Breastfeeding expert and co-author of The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, Lisa Marasco, will lead the conference which will focus on the following topics:
- Identifying tongue tie issues and latching,
- The role of hormones in lactation,
- Strategies for working with “high need” mothers, and
- Nutrients essential for milk production and lactogenic foods.
Kim Vance, director of the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program at Fargo Cass Public Health says, “This conference will enable attendees to learn and share information and techniques on how to help moms have a successful breastfeeding experience.”
Nurses, dietitians, nutritionists, lactation experts, students and the public are welcome to attend this conference. The general registration fee is $75 and $35 for students. Pre-registration is required.
For more information and registration information for the conference, go to www.FargoCassPublicHealth.com, or call 701-277-1455.
Continuing education hours were approved by: North Dakota Board of Nursing 5.75 contact hours and IBCLE 6.0 CERPs, Commission on Dietetic Registration hours are pending.