2014 ILCA Annual Conference

Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
2014 ILCA Annual Conference
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014

5350 Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
United States

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The International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) 2014 Annual Conference & Meeting, Breastfeeding in the Real World: Meeting the Challenges, will be held July 23-26, at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

The ILCA Annual Conference is the premier lactation education and professional development event of the year. The Conference provides a rich learning environment for lactation consultants, midwives, physicians, breastfeeding counselors, researchers, pharmacists, nurses, doulas and other health professional who assist mothers and babies with breastfeeding. It offers the current or aspiring International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) information on cutting-edge, evidence-based practice and research in optimal breastfeeding care and support for mothers and babies.

This year’s conference focuses on what mothers experience in the real world. As we all know, what we teach is not always what mothers do! In this conference we will explore the choices, challenges, and practices of mothers in the real world. You will leave the conference with greater understanding and skills in helping mothers from diverse cultures and lifestyles fit breastfeeding into their day-to-day lives. Several sessions address equity and diversity in breastfeeding, a hot topic in health care today. 

About ILCA
The International Lactation Consultant Association is the professional association for the IBCLC and other health care professional who care for breastfeeding families. ILCA membership is open to all who support and promote our vision and mission. Members may join at any time and are not required to have the IBCLC credential. ILCA’s vision is that the IBCLC is the globally recognized professional authority in lactation. ILCA’s mission is to advance the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) profession worldwide through leadership, advocacy, professional development, and research.

Conference Registration and Agenda
Registration Includes:
  • A variety of education sessions with 20.5 CERPs
  • Breakfast, refreshments and lunch daily
  • Ticket to all receptions hosted by ILCA
  • Admission to the Exhibit Hall with 70+ exhibits and Silent Auction
  • Dedicated time for networking with colleagues around the world
  • Access to committee meetings and special interest groups

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