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The 2022 Virtual Healthcare Provider Seminar



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La Leche League Leader and co-founder of IBLCE and ILCA. Linda Smith is a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, author of several medical textbooks, co-writer of Sweet Sleep: Nightime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, and an internationally-known consultant on breastfeeding and birthing issues.

 James McKenna, PhD 


Founder of the Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. McKenna is a biological anthropologist recognized as the world’s leading authority on mother-infant co-sleeping in relation to breastfeeding and SIDS. He is the author of Safe Infant Sleep and Sleeping with Your Baby: A Parents Guide to Cosleeping

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Maya Bolman, RN, IBCLC 


 Third-generation lactation specialist of Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio. Ms. Bolman is renowned for her work in promoting and researching the effectiveness of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation (TBML) as treatment for breastfeeding challenges including engorgement, plugged ducts, separation from the infant, and milk supply concerns. 

Speaker Topics Include: 

  • Impact of Birth Practices on Breastfeeding (Linda Smith)

  • Restoring the Continuum: ABC Protocol for Preventing and Solving Breastfeeding Problems (Linda Smith)

  • Re-inventing ‘Breastsleeping’: Humankind’s Oldest and Most Successful Maternal-infant Sleep and Feeding Arrangement (James McKenna) 

  • Gentle Manual Therapeutic Techniques in Lactation: From Relief to Empowerment (Maya Bolman)