Speaker Interviews 2021

We are thrilled to offer such a diverse group of Researchers, Clinicians & Lactation Consultants for our 2021 GOLD Lactation Conference. We had a chance to sit down with some of the Speakers before the conference begins and learn a little bit more about them and what they will be presenting this year.

Please note, these are NOT presentations and do not count towards educational hours

Speaker Interviews

ReLATCHtation: Transitioning the Exclusively Bottle-fed Baby to Nursing

Alyssa Schnell
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Global Perspectives on the Warm Chain of Support for Breastfeeding

Amal Omer-Salim
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Interactive Case Review: Prioritization of Care

(Interactive Presentation)

Annette Leary
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Effect of the Spray Drying Process, High Pressures, and Radiation on the Nutritional Quality of Human Milk

Blanca Rosa Aguilar Uscanga

Back to Baseline: Normal Anatomy & Physiology of Infant Feeding

Shondra Mattos & Bryna Sampey
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Size Does Matter: Large Lactating Breasts Are Important!

Decalie Brown
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Expected Weight Changes After Birth for Full-Term, Breastfed Newborns

Diane DiTomasso
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Breastmilk Fat Profile: Implications for Clinical Practice

Divya S. Parikh & Rachel Walker
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Lactation Support for Parents with Anorexia Nervosa

Hope K. Lima & Karin I. Evans
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Using Evidence to Develop Clinical Lactation Skills

Jarold "Tom" Johnston Jr.
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At-Breast Supplementation: Practical Tips for Using a Variety of Supplemental Feeding Tube Devices

Johanna Sargeant
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COVID-19 Guidance for Maternal and Newborn Care: Who's Doing What and Why

Karleen Gribble
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Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets: Supporting Families During Their Breastfeeding Journey

(Interactive Presentation)

Kathryn Stagg
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Breastfeeding as a Prevention Strategy for Speech Language Disorders

Lina Mazzoni
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The Mysterious Milk Ejection Reflex

(Keynote Presentation)

Lisa Marasco
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Using a Cool Head When You're on the Hot Seat: Ethical and Legal Topics That Make Us Sweat, and How to Avoid Getting Burned

(Interactive Presentation)

Liz Brooks
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Medications and Mothers' Minds: Psychopharmacology for Lactating Mothers

Marie Zahorick
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Immunology of Human Milk - the Magic Ingredient

Michal Ann Young
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What Role Do Fathers' Cultural Experiences Play in the Decision to Support Breastfeeding?

Dr. Muswamba Mwamba
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Importance of Peer Counselling and the Impact of the Pandemic on Breastfeeding Dyads in Australia

Naomi Hull
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When It's Time to Let Go... Stories of Weaning

Nastassia Davis
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Approaching Care When You're Barely There: Reimagining Empathy When You've Got Nothing Left to Give

(Keynote Presentation)

Nekisha Killings
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Overcoming Challenges When Providing Virtual Support to Breast/Chestfeeding Families

Robin Kaplan
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It Takes a Village: Understanding the Role of and Integrating Extended Family in the 4th Trimester.

Rue Khosa
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A Comprehensive Look at Breastfeeding Ecology: Infants' Innate Behaviors

(Interactive Presentation)

Sejal Fichadia
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Skilled Lactation Support in Suboptimal and Low Resource Settings: Onsite Mentoring as a Game Changer

Shacchee Khare Baweja
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Talking to Babies: Basic Communication Skills for Lactating Parents and Healthcare Specialists

Smaranda Nay
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The Biology of the Mammary Gland in Lactation

Wendy Ingman
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Supporting Dyads Facing Past Trauma and Gender Dysphoria (Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence Add-on Lecture Pack)

Anna Brauch
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Palliative Care: Why and How to Provide Lactation Support During Serious Illness or Before an Anticipated Death (Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence Add-on Lecture Pack)

Elizabeth Kirts Smith
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Survivor Mothers' Speak: Child Sexual Abuse Impacts Breastfeeding Experiences (Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence Add-on Lecture Pack)

Emily C. Taylor
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The Power of Story Telling: A Tool for Addressing Historical Trauma and Breastfeeding (Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence Add-on Lecture Pack)

Kimberly Moore-Salas
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10 Steps to a Breastfeeding Friendly Shelter: Building a Policy (Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence Add-on Lecture Pack)

Nikki Lee
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"Help! Breastfeeding Makes Me Feel Bad, Sad or Mad": Helping Breastfeeding Mothers Struggling With Negative Emotions (Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence Add-on Lecture Pack)

Zainab Yate
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The Baby's Not Gaining Weight! Now What? (Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans Add-on Lecture Pack)

Barbara Robertson
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Care Plan Design for Treating Infant Oral Dysfunction (Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans Add-on Lecture Pack)

Jacqueline Kincer
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Putting a Plan in Place for Pumping (Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans Add-on Lecture Pack)

Karolina Ochoa
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Walking with NICU Families Through Their Infant Feeding Journey (Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans Add-on Lecture Pack)

Maxine Scringer-Wilkes
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Common Infant Digestive Health Concerns and Useful Support Strategies (Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans Add-on Lecture Pack)

Melissa Cole
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Breastfeeding Beyond All Obstacles: Breastfeeding Families and Complicated Mastitis (Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans Add-on Lecture Pack)

Patricia Díaz Lorenzo
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