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 for physicians: An application has been submitted to the European Union of Medical Specialists and to GAIA.

CERPs: An application has been submitted