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Objectives:

Identify strategies to conquer barriers and challenges experienced by hospitals in their efforts to support breastfeeding

Explore interventions for addressing racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding initiation and duration rates

Understand current controversies regarding the Baby-Friendly Initiatives

 

8 AM Check-In

8:30 AM Welcome from Courtney McKinney, Envision NM, Maria Otero, Nuestra Salud, Erin Marshall, New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force

8:45 AM Plenary: The Breastfeeding Landscape of New Mexico – A Conversation on Past, Present, and Future with Heidi Fredine, MPH, NM Breastfeeding Task Force, NM Data-Driven Projects; Maria Otero, Nuestra Salud, Community Focus Groups; Rachel Sebastian, Effective Practices: PRAMS data by ethnic identity; Facilitator: Mary Ramos, MD, Pediatrician, Envision NM

9:15 AM Plenary: Baby-Friendly Strategies for Implementation – A Team Approach with Emilie Sebesta, MD, Co-Director UNMH Mother-Baby Unit, Pediatrician; Sophie Peterson, MD, OB/Gyn Presbyterian; Abe Lichtmacher, MD, Lovelace Women’s Hospital CMO; Antoinette Kleiner, RN IBCLC, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock; Kimberly Smetzer, RN IBCLC, Mountainview Regional Medical Center, Las Cruces; Facilitator: Esperanza Dodge, Young Women United

10:15 AM BREAK

10:30 AM Keynote Plenary: State of Baby-Friendly, 2016 Updates and NICU Initiative, Trish MacEnroe, Executive Director, Baby-Friendly USA

11:30 AM Lunch Plenary: Step by Step Safe Implementation of Skin-to-Skin Care, Lori Feldman-Winter, MD MPH, CHAMPS Physician Lead, Director Adolescent Medicine, Cooper University Hospital

Tracks

Track 1

12:30 PM Family Centered Gentle Cesarean, Larry Leeman, MD, Co-Director UNMH Mother-Baby Unit, Family Medicine

1:15 PM Understanding the Needs of Rural and Diverse Families, Esperanza Dodge, Young Women United

2:05 PM Donor Human Milk in the NICU: The case by numbers, Susan Keogh, RN, Lovelace Women’s

Hospital

Track 2

12:30 PM Continuum of Care: Issues for Rural Transfers for Special Care and At-Risk Patients, Mike Ruma, Perinatologist

1:15 PM Visualizing the Continuum of Care for Transfers: Where are my patients?, Antionette Kleiner, RN IBCLC, Northern Navajo Medical Center

2:05 The Tripping Point: Step 3, Effective Strategies for Prenatal Education, Stephanie Andrews, RN IBCLC, Presbyterian

3:00 PM Plenary: Breastfeeding Support in the Wake of Negative JAMA Editorials: What to Believe?, Lori Feldman-Winter, MD MPH, CHAMPS Physician Lead, Director Adolescent Medicine, Cooper University Hospital

3:45 PM Plenary: Baby-Friendly USA Quality Improvement Projects Maintenance of Designation and Re-Designation Processes, Trish MacEnroe, Executive Director, Baby-Friendly USA

4:00 PM Plenary: Quality Improvement in Support of Optimal Maternity and Infant Care Practices

Courtney McKinney and Adrienne McConnell, Envision NM

4:45 PM Closing: Beyond the Summit, Breastfeeding as a Public Health Priority with Maria Otero, Nuestra Salud, Mary Ramos, MD, Pediatrician, Envision NM, Erin Marshall, New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force