Healthcare Provider Seminar 2014

Creating a Community for Comprehensive Lacation Care

La Leche League of Connecticut's Annual Healthcare Provider Seminar for 2014 will be held at the the Four Points Sheraton in Meriden, CT on April 4, 2014.

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.

Creating a Community for Comprehensive Lactation Care

We are pleased to announce this year’s speakers and topics:

Impact of Government Policies on Breastfeeding:
Gerard Calnen, MD
Ethical Conduct When Conflict Arises in Lactation Care:
Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC
Working Together: Hospitals, WIC, LLL and Other Health Professionals:,
Caroline Cooke, RD WIC Coordinator for CT

Breastfeeding the Premature Infant:
Robin Murtha, APRN, IBCLC

Best Practices for Breastfeeding:
Julie Bouchet Horwitz, FNP, IBCLC

Registration and Brochure

Online Registration is available.

If you would prefer, you can print a copy of the Registration form and Brochure and mail it with payment (check or money order only, do not send cash) to:

Diane Thompson, Registrar 27 Jeremiah Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482.

You may also email Diane with any registration questions at:

Schedule and

More Information

A schedule of the day and more information can be found on the event page.


Continuing Education

6.5 CME credits will be given pending approval by Stamford
Hospital, which is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical
Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been submitted to the Connecticut Nurses’
Association for approval to award 6.5 Contact Hours. The
Connecticut Nurses’ Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

La Leche League of Connecticut has applied for 3.0 L-CERPs, 2.0 R-CERPs and 1.5 E-CERPs from International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners by a providership through La Leche League Alliance for Breastfeeding Education.

LLL Alliance for Breastfeeding Education Continuing Education
Units (6.5 CEUs) will be offered to LLL Leaders.

This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 6.5 CPEUs for RDs and DTRs.




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Leader Enrichment Seminar 2014

There will be a  Leader Enrichment Workshop for all La Leche League Leaders, Leader Applicants, and Interested Mothers on Saturday, April 5th at the Four Points Sheraton, Meriden, CT.


Brochure & Registration

Print out a brochure and register online.

Exhibits and Volunteers

If you are interested in exhibiting, donating an item to our silent auction or volunteering at either event, please email




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