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Strength in Number, Creating one Breastfeeding Community

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Details of Sept 25 2010 Conference - Supporting the Breastfeeding Relationship: Building on the Science

These details are from the conference brochure, which is available at the bottom of this article as a pdf.

Sold out! Registration is closed. (No walk-ins.) We have reached our maximum capacity. Save the date for our conference next year: Oct 1, 2011.

Saturday, September 25, 2010
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A One-Day Conference
at the
Olson Auditorium
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 West Dempster
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Speakers:
Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
Lactation Consultant, Private Practice, New York City, NY

Details of Oct 3 2009 Conference - Creating Change: Becoming a Breastfeeding Culture

These details are from the conference brochure, which is available at the bottom of this article as a pdf.

Saturday, October 3, 2009
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A One-Day Conference
at the
Olson Auditorium
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
836 W. Wellington
Chicago, IL 60657

Speakers:
Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC
Executive Director, National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy.
Author: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence
and Selling Out Mothers and Babies.

Jan Barger, RN, MA, IBCLC
Private Practice Lactation Consultant.

Chicago Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2009: October 3 11:00am at Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago

Breastfeeding Challenge: Sat. Oct 3 2009, 11am at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago.

--Update: we held the 2009 Challenge; thanks to those who participated! Look for the next Challenge in October of 2010.--

Join us to celebrate breastfeeding in a fun “competition” where every child “wins” because they are breastfed!!

What: Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2009 - This fun event is a challenge for which geographic area ( province, state or territory) has the most breastfeeding babies, as a percentage of the birthrate, “latched on.” at 11am local time.

When: October 3, 2009

Chicago Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge: Sat. Oct 11, 11am at Brookfield Zoo. Meet at the Discovery Center at 10:30am.

Breastfeeding Challenge: Sat. Oct 11 2008, 11am at Brookfield Zoo. Meet at the Discovery Center at 10:30am.

Join us to celebrate breastfeeding in a fun “competition” where every child “wins” because they are breastfed!!

What: Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2008 - This fun event is a challenge for which geographic area ( province, state or territory) has the most breastfeeding babies, as a percentage of the birthrate, “latched on.” at 11am local time. A great opportunity to get together with other moms!

2008 April Conf a success

The 2008 April Conference was a great success! Watch for the upcoming save the date information for our next 2009 conference.

April 5, 2008 CABC Conference Registration "Following Our Instincts"

Conference Registration

Update: 2008 registration closed. Thank you!

Download the April 5, 2008 Conference brochure and registration form. You can view it; email it to others; print it, fill in out and then mail it to us; or register online using paypal.

The 2006 Conference was a great success!

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition Presented:

EMPOWERING

  • Mothers
  • Babies
  • & The Breastfeeding Community
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