Healthcare Provider Seminar 2015

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La Leche League of Connecticut's Annual Healthcare Provider Seminar for 2015 will be held at the the Four Points Sheraton in Meriden, CT on March 27, 2015.

Our Healthcare Provider Seminar is open to doctors, nurses, lactation consultants and other breastfeeding professionals to provide them with the opportunity to connect and share information regarding breastfeeding and its health effects not only on the infant but the community at large.


Registration & Brochure

Healthcare Provider & Others $170

3+ registrations mailed together or LLL member $145

Accredited LLL Leader/Leader Applicant/WIC $125

Registration fees include continental breakfast and lunch during the HPS, electronic or paper syllabus, and Certificate of Continuing Education. Please bring a laptop to view the electronic syllabus. Registration must be postmarked by Friday, March 13, 2015. Late fee of $10 will be charged after that date. Additional $25 walk-in registration fee the day of the HPS if seats are available; however, no meals will be provided. For general Healthcare Provider Seminar information, contact Charlotte Anderholt at (202) 556-8870 or

You can download our brochure and paper registration here.

Register online here.



8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

8:15–8:45 a.m. Marilyn Lonczak, MEd, RD State of the State: Breastfeeding in Connecticut

8:45–10:15 a.m. Jimi Francis, PhD, IBCLC, RDN Advancements in Maternal Nutrition

10:15–10:30 a.m. Break

10:30–12:00 p.m. Catherine Watson Genna, LLL Leader, BS, IBCLC Reflux, GERD, and Breastfeeding

12:00–12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Healthcare Provider of the Year Award

12:45–1:15 p.m. Valerie Bozzi, BS, IBCLC Biases, Culture, and Breastfeeding

1:15–2:30 p.m. Catherine Watson Genna, LLL Leader, BS, IBCLC Assessing for Tongue-Tie

2:30–2:45 p.m. Break

2:45–4:15 p.m. Catherine Watson Genna, LLL Leader, BS, IBCLC Breastfeeding Strategies for Tongue-Tied Infants



Continuing Education

The Stamford Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Stamford Hospital is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

This Continuing Nursing Education Activity was approved for 6.75 Contact Hours by the Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD), an Accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been approved for 6.75 CERPs from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners by a providership through La Leche League Alliance for Breastfeeding Education.

This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 6.75 CPEUs for RDs and DTRs.

LLL Alliance for Breastfeeding Education Continuing Education Units (6.75 CEUs) will be offered to LLL Leaders.

Speakers and planners do not have a significant financial interest or any affiliations with any persons or entities that could be perceived as having a bearing on their presentations.


For more information email Charlotte.

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Leader Enrichment Workshop 2015

There will be a  Leader Enrichment Workshop for all La Leche League Leaders, Leader Applicants, and Interested Mothers on Saturday, March 28th at the Four Points Sheraton, Meriden, CT.

Exhibits and Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers. This is a great opportunity to get involved! If you would like to volunteer on the planning committee or would like to volunteer on the day of the events, please email Meg.
If you are an interested vendor or would like to donate to our silent auction, please email Meg.




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