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It's Just Breastfeeding: How did it get so complicated?

Canberra: Canberra: 31 JAN-1 FEB, 2019


IT’S JUST BREASTFEEDING: How did it get so complicated?

A two day seminar in Canberra, featuring Molley Pessl and Ginna Wall.


Breastfeeding Conferences aims to offer quality educational programs in a variety of formats including online and face to face, because networking and sharing ideas are an important feature of our seminars.

Canberra - Thu 31-Jan-2019
08:00 AM Registrations 8.00am for an 8.45am start – Tea and coffee served.
08:45 AM Talking to women about breastfeeding
10:15 AM Morning tea
10:30 AM Breast assessment
12:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM Why it matters what we feed babies
02:45 PM Afternoon Tea
03:00 PM Getting feedings started with evidence-based care
04:45 PM Close


Canberra - Fri 01-Feb-2019
08:45 AM Positioning and attaching babies at the breast: Can we lighten up a bit?
10:30 AM Morning tea
10:45 AM Normal patterns of early breastfeeding
12:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM Challenging early feedings
03:00 PM Afternoon Tea
03:15 PM Late preterm/early term: Somewhere between preterm and term infants
03:45 PM Insufficient milk – Intake and/or supply?
04:45 PM Close
SPEAKERS: Molly Pessl, Ginna Wall
Molly Pessl
Molly Pessl

Molly Pessl, BSN, IBCLC is a registered nurse, childbirth educator and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

During her years at Evergreen Hospital as a health educator, clinician and lactation consultant, Molly developed comprehensive parent and professional education programs, the regional breastfeeding center, a postpartum follow-up clinic and Baby-Parent Groups. These programs led to the first US designation of “Baby Friendly” by UNICEF and the World Health Organization. Molly is currently the director of Evergreen Perinatal Education, a consulting and education program for professionals. Molly served on the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and is a past president of that board.


Ginna Wall
Ginna Wall

Ginna received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle and has been an IBCLC since 1987. Ginna founded the lactation program at UW 31 years ago and continues there as coordinator of Lactation Services bringing evidence-based, family- friendly care to the hospital setting. She led the University of Washington Medical Center to Baby Friendly recognition in 2009. Ginna has served as faculty for Evergreen Perinatal Education since its inception.


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