Events

Join us in the many opportunities to expand your knowledge, support, advocate and protect breastfeeding.

Click below to view BreastfeedLA and our partner organizations important seminars, workshops and meetings.

Want to share an event on our calendar?  Fill out this form.

Feb
27
Mon
UCSD Lactation Educator Counselor Course Start Date – Orange, CA
Feb 27 @ 8:00 am – May 12 @ 5:00 pm

This is the first date of the 5-day CLEC course offered by UCSD Extension.

Dates for this course are (2017) : Feb 27, 28, March 1, and May 11 and 12.

Additional details and enrollment information are available at www.breastfeeding-education.com

 

Mar
7
Tue
UCSD Lactation Educator Counselor Course Start Date – Mission Hills, CA
Mar 7 @ 8:00 am – May 3 @ 5:00 pm

This is the first date of the 5-day CLEC course offered by UCSD Extension.

Dates for this course are (2017) : March 7, 8, 9 and May 2 and 3.

Additional details and enrollment information are available at www.breastfeeding-education.com

 

Mar
28
Tue
UCSD Lactation Educator Counselor Course Start Date – Pasadena, CA
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – May 10 @ 5:00 pm

This is the first date of the 5-day CLEC course offered by UCSD Extension.

Dates for this course are (2017) : March 28, 29, 30 and May 9 and 10.

Additional details and enrollment information are available at www.breastfeeding-education.com

 

Apr
26
Wed
RHBC East Meeting @ Monterey Park Hospital
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Topics:

BFHI Step 10

Outpatient Support

May
8
Mon
OCLCA General Meeting @ Kaiser Irvine
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the Orange County Lactation Consultant Association general meeting on the 2nd Monday of February, May, August, and November.

Kaiser Irvine
6650 Alton Pkway
Medical Office Blding 2 5th Floor, Conference Rm 1

Subscribe to our newsletter to get Orange County lactation news at www.oclca.org
(Informal coffee meetups happen every intervening month.)

Meetings are open to lactation professionals including IBCLCs, CLEs, CLECs, LLL leaders, and students of these professions.

May
11
Thu
“Spring Into Giving” BreastfeedLA Awards & Benefit Dinner @ The Castaway Burbank
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

We warmly invite you to our 2017 bi-annual BreastfeedLA Awards Ceremony & Benefit Dinner —     Spring Into Giving!”
Thursday, May 11th, 2017 6:30-9:00pm

Verdugo Room at The Castaway Burbank

1250 E. Harvard Rd.

Burbank, CA 91501

We will be honoring the wonderful recipients of our BreastfeedLA Recognition Awards for their accomplishments and dedication to breastfeeding mothers, children, and families:

Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

Kaiser Permanente of Southern California

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Burbank Unified School District

PAC/LAC

Wendy McGrail, MPH, RD at PHFE WIC

California State University, Northridge
 

School Districts: 

Glendale USD 

Lancaster UD

San Gabriel USD

Enjoy some mellow, night music as you peruse our fabulous silent auction and opportunity drawing. We’ll have a delicious 3-course dinner (vegetarian and gluten options available), with spectacular views only available at The Castaway Burbank!

Celebrate your colleague in the breastfeeding community while supporting BreastfeedLA’s work and mission. Tickets are $75 per person or grab some friends and get a table of 10 for $700! Opportunity drawing tickets will be 5 for $20.

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and the breastfed babies are being born!

It’s the season to “Spring Into Giving” with BreastfeedLA!  Register now – this event will sell out!

Thank you for look forward to seeing you May 11th.

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May
16
Tue
UCSD Lactation Educator Counselor Course Start Date – Loma Linda, CA
May 16 @ 8:00 am – Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm

This is the first date of the 5-day CLEC course offered by UCSD Extension.

Dates for this course are (2017) : May 16, 17, 18 and June 26 and 27.

Additional details and enrollment information are available at www.breastfeeding-education.com

 

May
21
Sun
Partner Event: Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy: Applications for Breastfeeding
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle hands-on modality that can help mothers and babies who are having breastfeeding problems. This one-day seminar will provide an explanation of what CranioSacral Therapy is, how it works, and why it can be useful to breastfeeding families.

AGENDA
10:00am   Registration
10:30am   What is CranioSacral Therapy?
12:00pm   The CranioSacral Rhythm: Theory and Practice
1:15pm      Lunch (*please bring your own lunch)
2:15pm     CranioSacral Therapy Touch: Energy Transmission & Tissue Release
3:45pm    CranioSacral Therapy Applications for Breastfeeding
5:00pm    Adjourn

2006_0513BN-1(cropped)INSTRUCTOR: Ellen Steinberg, RN, LCCE, IBCLC, CST, is a lactation consultant and CranioSacral Therapist who has been providing healthcare services to expectant and new families for over 30 years. Ellen is a registered nurse, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. As an Upledger-Certified CranioSacral Therapist, Ellen specializes in working with mothers and babies.

 

 

 

REGISTRATION: $125 until one week in advance  /  $150 thereafter

To register, either:
-Send a check to:
Ellen Steinberg
4431 Callada Place
Tarzana, CA 91356
-or, Send via PayPal to: babyhelp818@gmail.com

www.babyhelp.us

May
24
Wed
RHBC West Meeting
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Topics:

BFHI Step 10

Outpatient Support

May
25
Thu
Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett and Connected Care to Help Families Thrive: Breastfeeding, Maternal Mental Health and the Community Circle @ Valley Prebyterian Hospital
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

This Special Event is jointly sponsored by BreastfeedLA, First 5 LA, and Valley Presbyterian Hospital.

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www.first5la.org 

Earlybird Registration Open Now!

Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett will be here in Los Angeles to present at “Connected Care to Help Families Thrive: Breastfeeding, Maternal Mental Health, and the Community Circle on Thursday, May 25, 2017!

Download Brochure Here

  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data.

    Read more here!

  • Healthcare

    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

  • LA Convention Center-Breastfeeding Friendly!

    Learn more here.

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