Tennessee Breastfeeding Symposium 2021
Providers caring for pregnant and lactating women and their infants including Nurses, APRNs, Physicians, (Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Neonatology) Physician Assistants, IBCLCs (Lactation Consultants), Lactation support providers (CLC, CLS, CLE), Doulas, Midwives, Dietitians, WIC Peer Counselors, Health Department Staff.
The outcomes for the Tennessee Breastfeeding Symposium are:
- Identify ways to bridge the gap among healthcare providers, birth workers, and other lactation support providers to improve perinatal outcomes.
- Describe post-pandemic: perils, pitfalls, and lessons learned from the lactation professionals and birth workers.
- Identify ways to strengthening the mother-baby dyad and breastfeeding through innovation and equity.
- Describe current and future innovations to promote and provide human milk in Tennessee.
Tennessee Breastfeeding Symposium, Nashville – June 24-25, 2021
Thursday 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
3:00 pm – 3:15
Tennessee Breastfeeding Coalition Welcome
3:15 – 3:30
Welcome to Nashville – Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, Commissioner Tennessee Department of Health
3:30 – 4:00
The TN Breastfeeding Imperative – Dr. Tobi Amosun, Assistant Commissioner, TN Department of Health
4:00 – 4:30
The “Metro – Spective”: Breastfeeding Support in Nashville - Patricia Brooke Ryne-Dawkins, Breastfeeding Coordinator
4:30 – 5:15
The Politics and Economics of Infant Feeding: From Baby-Friendly to IBCLC – Dr. Flora Ukoli, MD, MPH, IBCLC
5:15 - 5:25
5:30 – 6:30
Keynote Address: Cultural Humility and Care: Overcoming Barriers to Equity in Lactation Support - Brenda Reyes, RN, CLC, Lead Specialist: Peer Lactation Services for HealthConnect One
6:30 – 7:00
Talking to Your Boss About Your Pump: Empowering Pregnant and Nursing Mothers in the Workplace through Legal Support – Kameron Dawson, A Better Balance
-- Day 2 --
9:00 am – 9:30
Breakfast, Exhibits and Networking Opportunities
9:30 – 10:15
The Hospital and Community Connections on Maternal Child Health – Felisha Brooks – Floyd IBCLC
10:15 – 10:45
Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee – Susan Campbell, MD, Executive Director
10:45 – 11:30
Respectful Maternity Care and the Breastfeeding Experience – Amber Price, DNP, CNM, MSN, RN, COO, Centennial Medical Center, HCA Tristar, Nashville, TN.
11:30 – 11:40
11:45 – 12:30
Everyone Wants to Hold the Baby, Who Will Hold the Mother?” (Mental Health) – Jabina Coleman, LSW, IBCLC
12:30 – 1:00
Marijuana & Breastfeeding: A Second Look, A Better Approach – Sekeita Lewis-Johnson, DNP, FNP-BC, IBCLC
1:00 pm – 1:30
Lunch, Twitter Party
1:30 – 2:15
Doctors and Doulas: Working Together for Optimal Care – Dr. Bill Chun, MD, FACOG
2:15 – 2:45
The Burnout is Real: Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty as a Lactation and BirthWork Professional – Sekeita Lewis-
Johnson, DNP, FNP-BC, IBCLC
2:45 – 3:00
Zumba/Yoga Stretch and Break
3:00 – 3:45
Panel Discussion: Continuity of Care - Elizabeth Buckhanon, BSW, FSS (Shelby County Health Department WIC Peer Counselor), Valerie Lai-Rivera (Montgomery County WIC Peer Counselor), Kristin Mejia (Homeland Heart), Cicely Wilson (Nashville Breastfeeding Coalition Chair), D'Yuanna Allen-Robb (Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Director, Metro Public Health Department - Nashville); Indigo Harris, (Nashville Strong Babies); Donna Jean- Jumeau (Metro Public Health Department - Nashville)
3:45 – 4:00
Roundtable Brainstorming - Moving the Needle Ahead – Shukura Umi, MPH, TNBFC, and BSTARS
GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA
- Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, Commissioner Tennessee Department of Health
- Tobi Amosun, MD, FAAP, Assistant Commissioner, TN Department of Health
- Patricia Brooke Ryne-Dawkins, Breastfeeding Coordinator
- Flora Ukoli, MD, MPH, IBCLC
- Brenda Reyes, RN, CLC, Lead Specialist: Peer Lactation Services for HealthConnect One
- Kameron Dawson, JD, A Better Balance
- Felisha Brooks-Floyd BS, IBCLC
- Susan Campbell, MD, IBCLC, Executive Director
- Amber Price, DNP, CNM, MSN, RN, COO, Centennial Medical Center, HCA Tristar, Nashville, TN.
- Jabina Coleman, MSW, LSW, IBCLC
- Sekeita Lewis-Johnson, DNP, RN, IBCLC
- Bill Chun, MD, FACOG
- Elizabeth Buckhanon, BSW, FSS (Shelby County Health Department WIC Peer Counselor)
- Valerie Lai-Rivera (Montgomery County WIC Peer Counselor)
- Kristin Mejia (Homeland Heart)
- Cicely Wilson (Nashville Breastfeeding Coalition Chair)
- D'Yuanna Allen-Robb (Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Director, Metro Public Health Department - Nashville);
- Indigo Harris, (Nashville Strong Babies)
- Donna Jean- Jumeau (Metro Public Health Department - Nashville)
- Shukura Umi, MPH, TN Breastfeeding Coalition, and BSTARS
UTHSC College of Nursing, Memphis is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
- 8.50 ANCC
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