Iowa Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019
12:30 - 3:30 pm
Iowa Lutheran Hospital
700 E University
Des Moines, IA 50316
Private Dining Room
In person or via webinar

Education sessions include:
”Mommy, Milk, & Medications” - Emily Beckett, PharmD, BCPS
”Breastfeeding Late Preterm & NICU Infants” - Kelcey Gilchrist, RN, IBCLC and Maureen Burke, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Speaker information and continuing education details

To access webinar:
Or call in by phone: 1-646-876-9923
Meeting ID: 201 791 735


Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training

Wednesday & Thursday January 30-31, 2019
Unity Point Health - Blank Children’s Hospital
Education Resource Center - Classroom 3
1415 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Presented by: Institute for the Advancement of Breastfeeding & Lactation Education
with instructors:
Carol Reeder, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Julie Cutler, RN, MSN, IBCLC

Register at

Certified Lactation Specialist Course

April 1-5, 2019
Unity Point, Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Education Resource Center
1415 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Register and more information:

Iowa Breastfeeding Conference

May 15-16th, 2019
FFA Enrichment Center (located on DMACC Ankeny Campus)
1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy
Ankeny, IA 50023

Register and more information:


Breastfeeding Education for Iowa Communities

Half day training developed by the Iowa Breastfeeding Coalition.  Designed for anyone working with breastfeeding mothers to enhance knowledge of breastfeeding management.  The training has been held in Davenport, Harlan, Des Moines, Iowa Falls, Fort Madison, Ames, Chariton, Waverly, Clarion, Clear Lake, and Manchester.  If you are interested in hosting a training in your community, contact Nicole Newman.  Download brochure here for objectives and more information.  Further details will be posted as plans finalize for each community.