Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Education Day 2022


                        24th Annual Douglas College

                Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Education

                             Saturday, April 9th, 2022

  Topics will be announced soon.



Time:       8:45 am to 4:45 pm Pacific Standard Time

Delivery: Live via Zoom

CRN:       TBA

Fee:        $99.00

NOTE: no refunds will be issued 5 days before the conference.


Cathy Watson BFED 2022 Speaker

Enjoy a Full Day of  Presentations by Key Note Speaker, Catherine Watson, BS, IBCLC

Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice in New York City. Certified in 1992, Catherine is particularly interested in helping moms and babies breastfeed when they have medical challenges.She speaks to healthcare professionals around the world on assisting breastfeeding babies with anatomical, genetic or neurological problems. Her presentations and her writing feature her clinical photographs, which have also been published widely. Catherine's research collaboration with Columbia University and Tel Aviv University's departments of biomedical engineering are studying various aspects of infant sucking, swallowing and nipple biomechanics. She is the author of Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools: Improving Care and Outcomes (Praeclarus Press 2009) and Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants 3rd edition (Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2017) as well as professional journal articles. Catherine is still a La Leche League Leader, supporting new Leaders in Queens. Catherine was the founding Associate Editor for the United States Lactation Consultant Association journal Clinical Lactation's first 7 years. Her own two offspring (who were of course breastfed!) are a seminarian and a registered nurse.

Updated information, details and topics for the day will be announced shortly.

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