Advanced Concepts in Breastfeeding (Annual Conference)


Join us for the

25th Annual Advanced Concepts in Breastfeeding Conference:

“Looking back, moving forward: the evolution of breastfeeding in New Mexico and the US”

March 7-8, 2019

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Registration Opens January 14th

Speaker: Anne Eglash
Title: Clinical Professor

Bio: Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM, is a clinical professor with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. In addition to practicing family medicine, she has been a board certified lactation consultant since 1994. Dr. Eglash is a cofounder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, the Medical Director and cofounder of the Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes, and the Medical Director of the University of Wisconsin Lactation Services. She has published many peer- reviewed articles on breastfeeding medicine, has been the lead author on several Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine protocols, and is an associate editor for Breastfeeding Medicine Journal. She co-hosts and produces a breastfeeding medicine podcast series, called The Breastfeeding Medicine Podcast, available free on i-tunes. Dr. Eglash is founder and president of The Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding and Lactation Education (IABLE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of breastfeeding-knowledgeable medical systems and communities. She publishes a weekly Clinical Question of the Week and LactFact, soon to become a free mobile app.

Session: Integrating breastfeeding care into the practices
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

Session: Clinical Skills Session A: Case Studies & Skills building
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 1:40pm to 2:40 pm

Session: Supporting the breastfeeding dyad during the first weeks postpartum
Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

Speaker: Dr. Frank J. Nice
Title: Consultant and President

Bio: Dr. Frank J. Nice has practiced as a consultant, lecturer, and author on medications and breastfeeding for over 40 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, a Masters Degree in Pharmacy Administration, Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Public Administration, and Certification in Public Health Pharmacy. He retired after 43 years of government service, including 30 years of distinguished service with the US Public Health Service, 29 years at the National Institutes of Health, and five years at the Food and Drug Administration. He currently is self-employed as a consultant and President, Nice Breastfeeding LLC and President, Pacific United LLC. Dr. Nice has published Nonprescription Drugs for the Breastfeeding Mother, The Galactagogue Recipe Book, Recreational Drugs and Drugs Used To Treat Addicted Mothers: Impact on Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, and Haiti Beyond Belief. Dr. Nice has also authored over four dozen peer-reviewed articles on the use of prescription medications, recreational drugs, Over-the Counter (OTC) products, and herbals during breastfeeding, in addition to articles and book chapters on the use of power, epilepsy, and work characteristics of health care professionals. He has organized and participated in over 50 medical missions to the country of Haiti.
Session: Breastfeeding, Pregnancy and Marijuana: Recreational Drugs update
Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 10:45 am to 11:45 amSession: Medications and Breastfeeding: What Healthcare Professionals Should Know
Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 11:45 am to 12:45 pm

Speaker: Laurel Wilson
Title: Author, Speaker and Pregnancy and Lactation Expert

Bio: Laurel Wilson has twenty five years of experience working with women in the childbearing year and perinatal professionals, Laurel takes a creative approach to working with the pregnant family. She is co-author of best-selling books, The Greatest Pregnancy Ever: The Keys to the MotherBaby Bond and The Attachment Pregnancy: The Ultimate Guide to Bonding with Your Baby. She currently spends a great deal of her time working with hospitals seeking BabyFriendly Status as a consultant and trainer. Laurel is a board certified as a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, labor doula, lactation educator, Prenatal ParentingTM Instructor, and Pre and Postpartum fitness educator. She served as the CAPPA Executive Director of Lactation Programs for 16 years and trains Lactation Educators for CAPPA certification. She is on the Board of Directors for the United States Breastfeeding Committee, a Senior Advisor for CAPPA, and also on the Advisory Board for InJoy Health. Laurel has been joyfully married to her husband for more than 25 years and has two amazing sons, whose difficult births led her on a path towards helping emerging families create positive experiences. She believes that the journey towards and into parenthood is a life changing rite of passage that should be deeply honored and celebrated.

Session: The Long-term Legacy: Breastmilk, the Epigenome, and the Microbiome
Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Session: Understanding Social Media and the New Parent
Date: Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 2:50 pm to 3:50 pm


Cancellations: If you are unable to attend and you have already registered for this event, NM Breastfeeding Task Force will refund your registration fee if we receive your cancellation in writing on or before February 21, 2019. However a $50 administrative fee will be kept. No refunds will be issued after this date or for non-attendance. In the event this conference is cancelled, NMBTF is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants.