Florida Breast Feeding Coalition Conference

2019 Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc. Biannual Breastfeeding Conference

“Bridging the Gap – Duration”

Event Details

Saturday, April 6, 2019


Nemours Children Hospital Orlando, Florida
13535 Nemours Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32827
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Keynote Speaker:

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Florida State University College of Medicine


Exhibitors welcome
Free parking & Lunch included
CEU’s and CERP’s applied for

We Welcome:

Breastfeeding Coalition & Task Force leaders • Physicians & Nurses • Lactation Consultants/Counselors • Educators
Registered or Licensed Dietitians • Childbirth Educators • Doulas
La Leche League Leaders • Healthy Start & WIC Employees • Students

Learn how to:

Sustain breastfeeding friendly communities
Connect with other coalitions or task force
Institute change to better our communities

Conference Registration Now Open!

Hotel And Accommodations

Wingate Wyndham Airport
Located 16 mins away from the conference location
5750 Hazeltine National Drive, Orlando, FL, 32822
$129 per night includes breakfast
Call 407-826-5258
Group code is 040519FLO under “Florida Breastfeeding Coalition”
Can reserve up to 1 week out

Holiday Inn : Orlando-International Airport

5750 T.G. LEE BLVD, Orlando, Florida 32822

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Exhibitor Information

Sponsor Information

Sponsor/Exhibitor Register HERE!

2019 FBC Conference Itinerary
8:00 AM
Registration & Exhibitors
9:00 - 9:15 AM
9:15 - 10:15 AM
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Joan Meek
Why longer is Better*
10:15 - 11:15 AM
Duration prior to discharge*
Bridging the Gap:
  • Improving Exclusive Human Milk Feeding during hospitalization.
  • Providing Donor Human Milk for Newborns in the postpartum setting
    Marcia Schulz, MS, RNC-OB, IBCLC
11:15 AM
Break & Exhibitors
11:30 - 12:30 PM
Short term duration*
  • Insights and conversations into a Baby Friendly Journey
    Martha Lasley & Annette Leary, RN, BSN, IBCLC
12:30 PM
Lunch - Symposium (optional presentations) and Exhibitors
  • Managed Medical Assistance Pump Program
  • Untie Me Mommy
1:30 - 2:45 PM
Long Term Duration*
Milking on the Run:
  • Supporting Breastfeeding Duration in Refugees
    Marcda Hilaire MPH, BA, CLC, IBCLC
  • Staying engaged: Sustainability in lactation relationships
    Martha Lasley & Annette Leary, RN, BSN, IBCLC
3:00 PM
Break and Exibitors
3:15 - 4:45 PM
Duration through Public Health Initiative*
  • Broward County’s Story on their Award Winning Program for Best Breastfeeding Rates
    Esther Singleton MBA, BSN, IBCLC
  • The Florida State Health Improvement Plan What’s Next for Breastfeeding?
    Nancy Faul, BS, RLC, IBCLC, Jessica Gordon PhD, APRN & Krista Schoen MS,RD,LD
  • Pat Lindsey Coalition Leadership Award Winners - Bridging Duration
  • Coalition Engagement & Management Strategies
    Florida Breastfeeding Coalition
4:45 PM
Closing Remarks

*The following continuing education credits have been applied for CEUs and CERPs

Breastfeeding Conference Policy


– This is a professional seminar and out of respect for the attendees and speakers we are asking that only quiet nursing babies in arms attend. Please plan to sit at back of room to minimize distraction to other attendees and to leave the seminar room if your baby cannot quickly be settled.


Speakers and/or topics are subject to change or cancellation without notice.


Will NOT be provided at conference but will be provided on the FBC website for attendees to download. They will be up at least one week before the conference for attendees to download if they wish a copy to take to the conference.


For cancellations with a refund, less a $25 handling fee, requests must be postmarked no less than 14 days prior the conference date. Please contact the conference committee via email at flbreastfeedingcoalition@gmail.com for refund information.


Assorted boxed lunches including vegetarian options will be provided at lunch with a drink. If you have a food allergy that needs to be accommodated, please notify the conference committee at flbreastfeedingcoalition@gmail.com.