Breastfeeding Conference

The Art and Science of Human Lactation Research and Breastfeeding Management



January 9-12, 2018

Call for Abstracts for the 2018 Conference! - Deadline May 15, 2017

The 2018 conference in Florida invites the submission of abstracts to be considered for paper presentations and poster session. Content of abstracts should demonstrate the application of strategies to human lactation, breastfeeding management and research. Case studies are also acceptable. Abstracts may describe contributions to theory, completed work involving human lactation, breastfeeding management and research, work in progress, or proposed application of human lactation and breastfeeding management to other health issues.
Deadline is May 15, 2017
Guidelines Submissions


Who says continuing education has to be boring? Not us! Join us in sunny Deerfield Beach, Florida for a fun, educational, inspiring week that will not only give you continuing education credits, but will be sure to be a great time!

A Lively Forum for Learning and Sharing Ideas!

The 2018 conference in Deerfield Beach, Florida is hosted by Healthy Children Project, Inc. and UCLAN, the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN). The conference is indispensable for professionals working in the area of breastfeeding and human lactation. A true meeting of the minds that will convey new knowledge, teach crucial skills, and connect you to a supportive caring community.

Participants come from a wide range of backgrounds including; physicians, nurses, nutritionists, research experts, public health providers, OTs, CLCs, IBCLCs, WIC staff, students, educators, doulas, midwives, and lactation professionals.

Opportunities to learn and share:

  • Current trends
  • Research Findings
  • Problem Solving
  • Network
  • Earn Contact hours
  • Idea Marketplace
  • Practical Skills
  • National & International Experts
  • Community

Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Beach, Florida 2018

The Conference hotel, Embassy Suites by Hilton Deerfield Beach Resort & Spa is one of the best Deerfield Beach hotels on Florida’s Gold Coast. It is located at the beachfront resort Deerfield Beach, FL between Boca Raton and Ft. Lauderdale. Enjoy two miles of Florida's white sand beaches, accessible from our walkway. This resort near Delray Beach is 18 miles from Ft. Lauderdale International Airport and 23 miles from Palm Beach International Airport.