Birth and Breastfeeding Conference Schedule

2016

February 16 – April 15: GOLD Midwifery Online Conference 2016 (online)

March 19: Doula UK Conference 2016 in London, UK

March 20: Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference 2016 in Chapel Hill, NC

April 6 – 10: Midwifery Today Conference in Harrisburg, PA

April 11 – June 20: GOLD Lactation Online Conference 2016 (online)

May 12 – 14: NJF Congress 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden

May 27: MAWS Spring Conference 2016 in Seattle, WA

June 11 – 15: 2016 AWHONN Convention in Grapevine, TX

July 20 – 23: ILCA Celebrating Baby Friendly in the Hospital and Beyond in Chicago, IL

July 28 – 31: 22nd Annual DONA International Conference in Bellevue, WA

August 5 – 7: USBC 2016 Conference in Arlington, VA

September 8 – 9: Practical and Ethical Issues in Lactation in Roseville, CA

September 8 – 11: CAM Annual Conference in Tahoe City, CA

October 10 – 13: 11th International Normal Labour and Birth Conference in Sydney, AUS

October 11 – December 15: GOLD Perinatal Online Conference (online)

October 13 – 16: MANA 2016 in Atlanta, GA

October 14 – 16: CAPPA Breaking Out of Your Shell in Destin, FL

October 20 – 23: Lamaze International 2016 Annual Conference in West Palm Beach, FL

November 11 – 12: Inherent Birth Online Conference: Taking it Back to Basics (online)

2015

October 21 – 25: Midwifery Today “Pillars of Midwifery: Insight, Information, and Intuition” in Bad Wildbad, Germany

October 16 – 18: Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) in Albuquerque, NM

October 13 – November 30: GOLD Perinatal Online Conference 2015 online

September 28 – October 3: Hypnobabies 2015 Birth Professionals Retreat in Kalani, HI

September 17 – 21: Lamaze Joint Conference with ICEA in Las Vegas, NVSpread copy

September 9 – 11: HealthConnect One National Action Summit in Chicago, IL

August 7 – 8: DONA Virtual Conference

July 22 – 25: ILCA 30th Anniversary Conference & Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

July 13 – 15: 20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop (Post-CAPPA Conference) in Tucson, AZ

July 10 – 12: CAPPA: Keeping Our Balance, Innovation and Tradition in Tucson, AZ

June 27 – July 1: ACNM 60th Annual Meeting in National Harbor, MD

June 15 – 17: Normal Labor & Birth: Into the Future in Lake District, UK

June 13 – 17: AWHONN Annual Conference in Long Beach, CAAttendee Tips2

May 29 – 31:  30th Homebirth Australia Conference: Icons of Homebirth, Pearls of Wisdom in Melbourne, AUS

May 22 – 24: SQUATfest in New Orleans, LAOrganizer Tips

May 15: Breastfeeding Support: It Takes a Village in Stockton, CA

May 12: Partners in Perinatal Health 26th Annual Conference in Norwood, MA

May 6 – 7: Breastfeeding: California Grown in Roseville, CA

May 2: Birth in Portlandia in Portland, OR

May 1 – 3: 20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop in Redondo Beach, CA

April 13 – June 1: GOLD Lactation Online Conference 2015 online

April 10 – 11: Inland NW Birth Conference in Spokane, WA

March 27 – 29: 20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop in Rumson, NJ

March 24: The Doula UK Conference: Positive Birth, Supporting Families in Birmingham, UK

March 20: REACHE: Preventing Cesareans: Your Role Within the New ACOG Guidelines in Seattle, WA

March 18 – 22: Midwifery Today Conference: Birthing With Love Changes the World in Eugene, OR

March 12 – 14: 20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop in Tarpon Springs, FL

March 5 – 6: Safe Infant Sleep 2015 in Pasadena, CA

February 26 – 28: 20 Hour Lactation Educator Workshop in Port Orchard, WA

February 17 – March 31: GOLD Midwifery Online Conference 2015 online

January 26 – February 12: GOLD Lactation Alumni Presentations 2015 online

2014

November 14 – 16: Childbirth Educator Training at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

November 14: Michigan Breastfeeding Network Summit in Detroit, MI

November 8 – 9: Dancing for Birth Instructor Training Level I-II at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

November 8: Dancing for Birth Level I at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

October 30 – November 2: Birth Doula Skills Workshop at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

October 23 – 26: MANA 2014 in St. Louis, MO

October 6: Northwest Doula Conference in Renton, WA

October 1 – 4: Birth and Beyond Conference in London, ON, Canada

September 30 – October 2: Maternal-Child Health Conference in Indianapolis, IN

September 26 – 29: Postpartum Doula Skills Workshop at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

September 26 – 28: Childbirth Educator Training at Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA

September 18 – 21: 2014 Confluence: Lamaze and DONA Flowing together for safe, healthy, birth and beyond in Kansas City, MO

September 18 – 21: Perinatal Support Group Facilitator Training at Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA

September 10 – 13: 2014 ICEA Conference: Back to Our Roots: Changing Practices, Empowering Lives in Asheville, NC

August 6 – 9: Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy Certification Course at Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA

August 2 – 4: USBC Conference: Transforming Barriers into Bridges: Cultivate Your Community Leadership in Washington, DC

August 1 – 4: Infant Massage Educator Training at Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA

August 1 – 4: Yoni Fest in Quebec, Canada

July 30 – August 2: Birth Doula Skills Workshop at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

July 18 – 20:  LLL of Texas 2014 Area Conference: Preserving Our Future Through Breastfeeding  in League City, TX

July 23 – 26: ILCA 2014 Conference & Annual Meeting: Breastfeeding in the Real World: Meeting the Challenges in Phoenix, AZ

July 11 – 13: CAPPA: Staying Grounded, Growing Strong in Charlotte, NC

June 20 – 22: Childbirth Educator Training at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

June 14 – 18: Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Convention in Disney Coronado Spring Resort, Orlando, FL

May 16 – 18: Childbirth Educator Training in Seattle, WA

May 13 – 17: Midwives: Elevating Women’s Health: ACNM 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Denver, Co

May 6 – 7: Partners in Perinatal Health in Norwood, MA

May 5: 25th Annual Iowa Breastfeeding Conference in Des Moines, IA

May 1: Maternity Care & Infant Feeding in Indian Country in Albuquerque, NM

April 28 – 29: International Conference on Donor Human Milk Banking in Victoria, BC, Canada

April 21: Western Michigan Association of Lactation Consultants in Grand Rapids, MI

April 14 – May 31: GOLD Lactation 2014 online

April 3 – 6: Infant Massage Educator Certification Training at Simkin Center at Bastyr University, CA

March 29 – 30: Dancing For Birth Training for Practitioners in Sherman Oaks, CA

March 28: Whose Birth Is It? Balancing Evidence, Expectation, Culture and Choice in Lynwood, WA

March 26: Supporting NJ’s Birth Plan: taking the next step and implementing evidence-based, Mother-Friendly maternity practices in New Jersey in New Brunswick, NJ

March 20 – 21: Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference in Chapel Hill, NC

March 19 – 21: Breastfeeding: The Gold Standard in New Orleans, LA

March 14 – 15: La Leche League of Western PA Presents: A Harmony of Concepts in Moon Township, PA

March 8: Empowering Fearless Birth TN in Murfreesboro, TN

March 6 – 7: Building Blocks: Creating Baby Friendly Hospitals & Communities in Albuquerque, NM

March 5 – April 16: iLactation: Online Breastfeeding Conference

March 4 – 6: Racial Justice or “Just Us”?  Birth and Breastfeeding Conference in Washington, DC

March 1: A Physiologic Approach to Childbirth in Salt Lake City, UT

February 21 – 24: Birth Doula Skills Workshop at Bastyr University, San Diego, CA

February 21 – 22: From Trauma to Triumph: When Survivors Give Birth Advanced Practitioner Training in Lafayette, CO

February 10 – 14: Foundations for Best Practice in Lactation Care at Mercer Island Community and Events Center, Mercer Island, WA

February 7 – 9: Spinning Babies in Mesa, AZ

January 29 – 31: 4th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit – Circles of Support to Remove Breastfeeding Barriers: A Collective Responsibility in Sacramento, CA

January 25 – 26: When Survivors Give Birth at Bastyr University, San Diego, CA

January 19 – 25: Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting Professional Training Retreat at Earthrise Retreat Center, Petaluma, CA

January 16: Beyond Birth Outcomes: How Stress and Racism Impact the Generations in Bellevue, WA

2013

November 14 – 17:  Association of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health’s Annual Conference on Birth Psychology in Asilomar, CA

November 6 – 9:  Birth and Beyond Conference in London, ON, Canada

November 6 – 8: Perinatal Mental Health: Optimizing Maternal Treatment to Improve Infant Outcomes Conference in Chicago, IL

November 2 – 6: American Public Health Association in Boston MA

October 25 – 27: CAPPA Anniversary Conference in Destin, FL

October 24 – 27: Midwives Alliance of North America Annual Conference: Birthing Social Change in Portland, OR

October 24 – 25: Postpartum Support International 2-Day Perinatal Mood Disorders Certificate Training Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care in Grand Rapids, MI

October 19: Making the Case for Mother-Friendly Birth Practices: Safer Care & Lower Costs at California State University Fullerton, Irvine Campus, Irvine, CA

Ends October 19: Every Doula, Everywhere: DONA International Virtual Conference, online

October 18: Lactation Update with Marie Biancuzzo in Plymouth, MI

October 11 – 13: Lamaze Innovative Learning Forum in New Orleans, LA

October 9 – 13: DTI Doula Immersion Retreat in Sonoma, CaOctober 10: Optimal Outcomes in Women’s Health: Supporting Physiologic Birth in Minneapolis, MN

October 4 – 6: LLL of the Sunshine State Conference in Daytona Beach, FL

September 28 – 29: VBAC Summit in Miami, FL

September 26 – 28: American Association of Birth Centers Conference in Minneapolis, MN

September 25 – 26: Bloomington Area Birth Services Midwest Lactation Conference in Indianapolis, INSeptember 9: Women, Doulas and the Medical Management of Childbirth on-line webinar

September 18 – 22: Trust Birth Conference in Sydney, Australia

August 29: Trauma Makes You Fat; And Other Surprising Causes of Obesity on-line webinar

August 29 – 30: Postpartum Support International 2-Day Perinatal Mood Disorders Certificate Training Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Components of Care in Winfield IL

August 3: Northwest Area Childbirth Educators Forum in Tualatin (Portland), OR

August 2 – 3: Squat Birth Journal Squatfest in San Francisco, CA

July 29 –  30: Bringing Light to Motherhood in Los Angeles, CA

July 26 – 28: Birth Activist Retreat in Salt Lake City, UT

July 25 – 28: ILCA Annual Conference in Melbourne, Australia

July 19 – 20: DONA Virtual Conference 2013, ONLINE

July 11: Midwife led units: Simply the best?: The 6th Annual University of Worcester Birth Conference in Worcester, UK

June 21 – 22: Inequity In Breastfeeding Support Summit in Seattle, WA

June 21 – 22: Postpartum Support International Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN

June 20 – 23: 2013 Tongue-Tie Summit in Orlando, FL

June 15 – 19: AWHONN Annual Convention in Nashville, TN

June 9: The Importance of Core Strength in the Prenatal and Postnatal Client in Elgin, IL

June 7 – 9: Spokane County Breastfeeding Coalition, Bloom Spokane, Postpartum Support International – WA and Providence Spokane Hospitals, Breastfeeding and Postpartum Mood Disorders Conference in Spokane, WA

June 5 – 7: Normal Labour and Birth: 8th Research Conference in Grange Over Sands, English Lake District, UK

May 30 – June 4: ACNM 58th Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN

May 24 – 26: LLL Regional Conference – Southern California/Nevada Region in Newport Beach, CA

May 22 – 24: 17th International Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISPOG) in Berlin, Germany

May 14: Partners in Perinatal Health 24th Annual Conference in Norwood, MA

May 16 – 19: American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

May 16: Obesity, Depression and Birth Trauma: New Approaches to Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges in Stockton, CA

May 4 – 8: ACOG 61th Annual Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, LA

May 3 – 5: USLCA conference in St. Louis, MO

May 2 – 3: Baystate Medical Center Lactation Services Annual Breastfeeding Conferenc, in Holyoke, MA

April 22 – 27th: Christian Midwives International in Savannah, GA

April 22 – May 31: GOLD online conference ONLINE

April 3 – 7: Midwifery Today in Eugene, OR

March 22: REACHE Conference in Renton, WA.

March 20: New Jersey Birth Network Symposium on Birth Practices in New Jersey in New Brunswick, NJ

March 21 – 22: 8th Breastfeeding & Feminism Conference in Chapel Hill, NC

March 18: Boston Association for Childbirth Education & Nursing Mother’s Council Breastfeeding Conference in Boxborough, MA

March 6 – April 6: iLactation conference, Premies, Priorities, and Practice ONLINE

March 1 – 3: MANA region 1 conference in Nashua, NH. Contact birthart@metrocast.net for details.

March 1 – 2: CIMS 2013 forum in Kansas City, MO

February 2 – 3: When Survivors Give Birth Workshop in Seattle, WA

January 25 – 26: When Survivors Give Birth Workshop in San Diego, CA

 

TBA:

9th International Black Midwives and Healers Conference 2013

updated 01/13/2015

 

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