Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, the 2021 La Leche League of Connecticut Health Care Provider Seminar, featuring Alison Stuebe, MD has decided to go VIRTUAL! 

Dr. Stuebe will present live from North Carolina so you will be able to receive 6 credits of continuing education (CME, RN, CERP, RD, LLL) and ask questions in real time! 

 

Look for updates as more information becomes available. 

 

Although the 2021 Health Care Provider seminar will be held online, our ultimate plan is to return to in-person events, starting in March 2022 at beautiful St. Clement's Castle!

For all those health care providers who are also working in harm’s way, as well as anyone adversely affected by this outbreak, we send you our best wishes for safety and comfort during this trying time.

Featured Speaker for March 25th 2021:

Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc 

Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Director, Lactation Services
Associate Director, Research and Program Development, UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health
Distinguished Scholar in Infant and Young Child Feeding, UNC Department of Maternal & Child Health, School of Public Health

Dr. Stuebe completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She completed fellowship training in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s, and she earned a Masters in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has published more than 110 peer-reviewed articles. She is currently an associate professor and board-certified maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Distinguished Scholar of Infant and Young Child Feeding at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.

 

In the clinical arena, she is Medical Director of Lactation Services at UNC Health Care, and she works with an interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff to enable women to achieve their infant feeding goals. Her current research focuses on the role of oxytocin in women’s health and postpartum depression and on developing models for holistic care of families during the 4th Trimester.

 

She is a member of the Steering Committee for Moms Rising North Carolina, the Breastfeeding Expert Work Group for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a board member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and the current president of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

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La Leche League of Connecticut is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping families breastfeed through peer support, encouragement, information, and education. Volunteer Leaders provide monthly support meetings throughout the state. 

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