Half-Day Webinar

April 1, 2021

Registration Closed

We plan to reconvene at St Clement’s Castle in March 2022

Featured Speaker:

Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc 


Breastfeeding Rights

Registration Closed

Join us for a lunch and learn
presentation via Zoom
Thursday, January 21, 2021
12:00–1:00 p.m.
** Free **

0.5 E-CERPs or CEUs of continuing education credits for lactation professionals and La Leche League Leaders will be provided.

Open to everyone but registration is required. 

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.

Kimberly Jacobsen, JD, from the CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, will speak on breastfeeding rights in the workplace or public facilities and how to file a legal complaint.

© 2021 La Leche League of Connecticut

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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