Breastfeeding Events

Breastfeeding Update for Professionals

Friday, May 15, 2015

Smullin Health Education Center, Medford, Oregon

Presented by Southern Oregon Lactation Association, with support by La Leche League of Ashland and The Asante Foundation

6.50 CERPs recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Open to professionals and interested individuals

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA will address concerns about low milk production, nipple pain and trauma, transitioning to the breast, breastfeeding and substance abuse, and milk sharing.   Catered lunch is included.  This event welcomes all attendees interested in learning more about breastfeeding.  Register online at or click on the link below:

Ancient Art, Modern Science: A Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference

Saturday June 21, 2014

Benton Center, Corvallis Oregon

Presented by La Leche League of Oregon, LBCC Parenting Education, Parenting Success Network and LBCC Benton Center.

For families and professionals

1.25 L CERPs & 1.25 R CERPS recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

Cost: $15 per family (Mom, Dad, kids, Grandparents, helper age 18).  Registration for professional credit (CERPs) $35

Click here to register now. You may also register at the door.



8:30 Registration opens (all adult participants must register with LBCC)

9:00-9:25 opening

9:40-10:35 regular session 1. Choose:

1a. Breastfeeding Basics and Overcoming Difficulties. Kelly Durbin, LLL Leader

1b. Screen time and children. Tove Gilbert-Morgan, Health Educator & Intimacy Counselor

1c. Family Yoga. Peter Cook


10:45- 12:00 CERP session A: “Normal physiologic birth, in-home postpartum care & breastfeeding success.” (1.25 L CERPs). Melissa Cheyney, Phd, CPM, LDM

11:00-12:00 regular session 2: Choose:

2a. Sex after Baby? Strengthening your relationship as a couple. Tove Gilbert-Morgan, Health Educator & Intimacy Counselor

2b. Babywearing. Ashley Barrett, Certified Babywearing Educator

2c. Squishtivities: Family fun. Amanda Klein, Parenting Enrichment Program


12-1:30 lunch break


1:30-2:30 regular session 3: Choose:

3a. Milk to Go—returning to school/work. For moms, Dads, caregivers. Lindsay Myers

3c. Dancing for Birth

1:45-3:00 CERP session B: “Communication Tools for Helping Nursing Mothers” (1.25 R CERPs). Sue Scott, LLL Leader


3:15 – 3:45 closing--candlelighting ceremony for new LLL Leaders, Drawing

4:00 clean up

 Additional information: No childcare will be provided. Children must be supervised by an adult (18 or older) at all times. A playroom and a rock and rest quiet room will be available. There is also a playground outside the building. Babies are welcome in sessions, but please be mindful of the needs of other attendees if your child becomes noisy. Continuing education sessions will be monitored for noise.

Please help us keep this a fragrance free event.

Lunch is on your own--there are several restaurants in the area or you may bring your own food

Create your own session: want to talk to others about another topic? There will be space available for small discussion groups throughout the day. See form below. Tentative interest sessions 

Natural Family Planning

Tell your breastfeeding story—Linn-Benton Breastfeeding Coalition

Baby-led weaning: starting solids and beyond

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Connect with other parents in person by going to a local breastfeeding event.  If there isn't one near you look into how to host one!  Also don't forget to check out your local LLL meetings.

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