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Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit 2019: Innovative Maternity and Newborn Care in Minnesota: Best practices & standards of care

Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition

Friday, May 17, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit 2019: Innovative...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird: Admission for One (through April 19) Ended $155.00 $0.00
Early Bird: Admission for two or more, each (through April 19) Ended $145.00 $0.00
General Admission for One
After 4/19/2016, fee includes an additional $10
May 17, 2019 $165.00 $0.00
General Admission for two or more, each
After 4/19/2016, fee includes additional $10.
May 17, 2019 $155.00 $0.00
Students and Medical Residents, no add'l discounts May 17, 2019 $85.00 $0.00
Tax-deductible donation to the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition
Many thanks for your generosity.
May 17, 2019 Enter donation ($)
MN Milk Bank Tour
Optional - Thursday, May 16, 6:00pm-8:00pm. RSVP by 5/10/19.
May 10, 2019 $25.00 $0.00

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This perinatal hospital leadership summit provides an opportunity for healthcare leaders to hear about innovative best practices that impact mothers, babies, and breastfeeding in hospitals, clinics, community, and tribal settings.

Leadership staff such as CNOs, Maternity Center Medical Directors, Physicians, L&D Nurse Managers, and Lead Lactation Consultants from maternity centers are encouraged to attend as a team from the same facility or health system.

View full agenda on the MBC website here.

Sessions include:

Milk Banking & Donor Milk: Experience, research, and innovation in the NICU and beyond. Tarah Colaizy, MD, MPH, Neonatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Triple I (Chorioamnionitis) – Keeping mothers and babies together. Alexander Gurfinkel, MD, Cindy Osborn, RN, UM Masonic Children's Hospital

WHO Updates to Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: What it means for Minnesota Hospitals. Trish MacEnroe, BS, CDN, CLC, Executive Director Baby-Friendly USA.

Cultural Narratives for Improving Health Equity in Breastfeeding. Marcia McCoy, MPH, IBCLC, MN WIC, Tiffany Yang, UM SPH MPH Candidate

The Ten Steps: Tips for success and sustainability. Panel from Healthy Northland, Fairview Ranges-Hibbing, UM Masonic Children's Hospital-Minneapolis, Lakeview Hospital-Stillwater, and Trish MacEnroe, Baby-Friendly USA.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Supporting the mother-baby dyad. Christine Falgier, MD, Julie Shelton, DNP, APRN, CNS, Jane Johnson, RN, IBCLC, Essentia Health-Duluth.



  • Announcement of 2019 Hospital Learning Collaborative opportunity
  • Optional Minnesota Milk Bank for Babies tour – see details below


CEUs available; CME and CERP credit applications submitted


Registration fees:

$165/person, $155/person for 2+ from same facility - $10/person discount before April 19.

$85/person for students and medical residents, no further discount.



Registration Tips:

Please include the email of the attendee in registrant information for any updates. To take advantage of the discounted rate, both attendees must register at the same time. 

To pay by check, select "show other payment options" below the green Register button. 

Question for each registrant to consider submitting:

What questions do you have regarding Baby-Friendly designation or for hospitals that have been designated?


Hotel room block rate available until 05/01/19 at $129/night plus 7.525% tax.


Travel assistance available for attendees from facilities in greater Minnesota as funds available. See MBC website for travel assistance fund information and application.


Registration begins at 7:15 am. Continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments provided. Lactation space available.


For updates and any additional information, please visit and click on the Hospital Summit tab.

Optional Minnesota Milk Bank Tour and Open House on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the MN Milk Bank in Golden Valley from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, light supper included. RSVP by 5/10/19. For more information and questions, call 651-216-0031. More details and directions will be emailed to ticket-holders closer to the date.

Cancellations: No refunds are available after May 3, 2019. To cancel your registration before this date, or for any other questions, please contact the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition at

Have questions about Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit 2019: Innovative Maternity and Newborn Care in Minnesota: Best practices & standards of care? Contact Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition

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Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
3131 Campus Drive
Plymouth, MN 55441

Friday, May 17, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

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