October 31, 2017

Conference Program

The role of the physician in Breastfeeding Medicine  

Friday, May 18th, Oral Problems Moderator: Dr. Kirsten Slagter, DDS, PhD

13.00 Opening

13.15 Catherine Watson-Genna, IBCLC (USA): Sucking skills and breastfeeding

14.00 Dr. Gina Weißman, DMD, IBCLC (Israel): How breastfeeding affects caries

14.45 Break

15.15 Dr. Evelyn Jain, MD, ABM (Canada): Tongue tie: diagnosis and treatment

16.00 Dr. Kirsten Slagter, DDS, PhD (Netherlands: A scientific BRIEFing (Breastfeeding&Reflux Improvement, the Effect of Frenulotomy) on “Oral Ties”)

16.45 Discussion Breastfeeding and oral problems (with all 4 speakers)

17.45 Closing remarks. It is possible to register for this afternoon only.

Saturday, May 19th Moderator: Dr. Reet Raukas, MD, ABM

9.00 Opening

9.15 Dr. Julie Taylor, MD, FABM (USA) (Past President ABM): Medical Education and Leadership in Breastfeeding Medicine

10.00 Dr. Panagiotis Mavridis, MD (Greece): Growth and growth disturbances

11.00 Break

11.30 Dr. Tim Walrave, MD (Netherlands): Breastfeeding and Postnatal Depression

12.15 Susan Lappin, BSc, MD, IBCLC, FABM (Canada): treatment of Mastitis with ultrasound – with a panel discussion with Dutch practitioners, concerning implementation in countries where this intervention is not (yet) standard care

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Abstract presentations

15.00 Dr. Katrina Mitchell, MD, ABM (USA): maternal complications and breast masses in breastfeeding

15.45 Break

16.15 Dr. Simona di Mario, MD (Italy): complementary feeding and the new ESPGHAN recommendations

17.00 Dr. Amy Evans, MD, FABM (USA): Breastfeeding and Maternal Medications

18.00 Closing first day

Sunday, May 20th   Moderator: Elien Rouw, MD, FABM

9.00 Dr. Urszula Bernatowicz-Lojko, MD, IBCLC (Poland); What’s new in breastfeeding prematures?”

9.45 Anita Moorhead (Australia): DAME Study (Diabetes, Australie)

10.45 Break

11.15 Dr. Monica Pina, MD, ABM (Portugal): Breastfeeding and politics

12.00 Dr. Jane Hawdon, MD (UK): Identification and management of neonatal hypoglycaemia in the full-term infant – UK Framework for Practice

13.00 Closing remarks


Continuing education credits

CERPs for IBCLCs: CERPs Registration number for  the 7th ABM European Regional Meeting: 318018K. For the whole conference, 12,75L and 1,50 E CERPs have been awarded.

Dutch dentists: KRT points have been awarded

GAIA (ABAN), CME credits; attendants who only visit one part, can also get credit points for this part:

Oral Issues around breastfeeding – sucking, ankyloglossia, caries: 4 CME
18-5-2018   13:00 – 18:00

Clinics in Breastfeeding: 6 CME
19-5-2018   9:00 – 18:00

Presentation of newest research in breastfeeding issues: 4 CME
20-5-2018   9:00 – 13:00