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Upcoming LLL USA Events

Spring is arriving early in many parts of the United States. Along with the warmer weather and increased outdoor activities, many upcoming LLL USA events have opened and ongoing registration continues for 2017 events. Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with other parents about breastfeeding and parenting? Are you interested in gathering more information about a variety of breastfeeding-related topics? Take a look below to find an event near you! If you would like to share information about an upcoming event, please send details to LLLconferences@gmail.com.

March 8-10: La Leche League of AL, MS, LA, and AR Health Professional Seminar. “Breastfeeding the Gold Standard: 20th Anniversary Conference, Celebrating Our Accomplishments, Planning for the Future.” Radisson Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Featuring Marianne Neifert, MD, MTS, FAAP. Continuing Education Units available. For more information, go to www.breastfeedingthegoldstandard.org.

March 10: LLL of Kansas/Oklahoma Breastfeeding & Continuing Education Event. “Maternal Health and Breastfeeding Success.” Meridian Conference Center, Newton, Kansas. Featuring Dr. Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, FACOG, FABM. Continuing Education Units available. For more information, go to http://www.kansaslll.org/events.htm.

March 30: LLL of Connecticut Health Care Provider Seminar. Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Featuring Dr. Jack Newman. Continuing Education Units available. For more information, contact Charlotte at Charlotte.A@LLLct.org or go to http://www.lllct-hps.org/. Registration closes March 16.

April 3-7: La Leche League International Online Conference. This five-day event will include four hours of sessions and speakers each day. Available to anyone with an Internet connection. Conference sessions will revolve around the 10 La Leche League concepts, the five Leader responsibilities, and the four Series Meeting topics. Sessions will be accessible (NOT downloadable) for 30 days following the conference. A seven-minute “teaser” from the LLLI 60th Anniversary DVD is featured on the Breastfeeding Today website at breastfeedingtoday-llli.org/60-years-later-celebrating-llli/ and at vimeo.com/185919991/12344bcc90. Look for more details coming soon.

April 8: LLL of Massachusetts/Rhode Island/Vermont Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference.

April 9: Leader Education Workshop. “Supporting Breastfeeding Families for 60 Years.” University of Massachusetts Inn & Conference Center, Lowell, Massachusetts. For more information, contact info@lllmarivt.org or go to www.lllmarivt.org/conference.

April 28-29: LLL of Garden State Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference. “Celebrate 60: Building a Legacy, Let the Festivities Continue.” Embassy Suites by Hilton, Parsippany, New Jersey. For more information, contact Linda at lllindaA@hotmail.com or go to www.lllgardenstateconference.org.

April 28-29: LLL of Minnesota & the Dakotas Area Conference & Continuing Education Event. Marriott Minneapolis West, St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Featuring Kathleen Kendall-Tacket, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA. For more information, contact Anne at LLLAnneMN@gmail.com or go to www.lllofmndas.org/2017-spring-conference.html.

June 16: LLL of South Carolina Health Care Professional Seminar and LLL Area Conference. Continuing Education Units available.

June 17: LLL Area Conference: “Honoring the Past, Shaping the Future, Celebrating 60 Years of La Leche League.” Saluda Shoals River Center, Columbia, South Carolina. For more information, contact Leslie at lesalia17@zoominternet.net.

October 19-23: La Leche League Alumnae Association Sightseeing Trip to San Diego, California. LLL Alumnae members, former members, current and former Leaders, LLL members and former LLL members are invited to share old memories, renew acquaintances, and have fun visiting historical and interesting sites in this seacoast city. To learn more about the LLL Alums, go to lllalumnae.org. For more information, contact info@lllalumnae.org.

November 2-3: LLL of Wisconsin Continuing Education Event. Hilton Garden Inn—Milwaukee Park Place. Featuring Diana West, IBCLC, and co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th Edition, (2010), and Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family (2014). For more information, contact Melanie at LLLofWIEvents@gmail.com.