This page lists upcoming Michigan Breastfeeding Network events as well as breastfeeding-related events and programs hosted by other organizations and coalitions. If you would like your organization's event listed, please email our Communications Specialist, Millie Pruchnic, at millie@mibreastfeeding.org with your event details and webpage link.

 

Monthly: Breastfeeding education webinar: Monthly webinar event offers one hour of L-Cerp and continuing education credits for nurses and dietitians each month. Co-sponsored by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Indiana WIC and St. Vincent Health. Webinars cover a clinical or community topic and will be presented by a breastfeeding expert. Webinars are free of charge and offered the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00-2:00pm. See list of webinars here

 

April 2017

11: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 4/11/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

11: Washtenaw County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 4/11/2017- 12pm WHERE: Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor - 726 Brooks St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

24: Healthy Kent Breastfeeding Coalition meeting: WHEN: 4/24/2017- 11:30am-1pm. WHERE: basement level of the Kent County Health Department. The coalition meets on the 4th Monday of each month

 

May 2017

09: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 5/09/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

10: Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 5/10/2017- 6pm. WHERE: TBD

10: Building Bridges: Free, Breastfeeding Educational And Networking Opportunity: WHEN: 5/10/2017- 7:30 am – 11:30 am session OR 12:30 – 4:30 pm session. WHERE: Flint - Hurley Medical Center Merliss Brown Auditorium (main floor)The objective of this program is to promote collaboration between hospitals, the WIC Program and community partners in providing evidence based lactation support services to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration rates.For anyone who works with moms and newborn infants from pregnancy through two weeks postpartum. It provides 3.5 CEU for nurses, IBCLCs, dietitians and physicians. Click here for more information.

16: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday May 16, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital (2333 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192). 

16: Breastfeeding education webinar. May 16th 1-2 p.m. - Clinical . Breastfeeding 101: Answers from an Expert with Dr. BarryDr. Colleen Barry is a pediatrician who is currently working at the State of Michigan in the Office of Medical Affairs. She was the lead physician in getting a grant and starting an outpatient breast feeding support clinic, modeled after Dr. Paula Schreck’s clinic in the Detroit Area. Dr. Barry will be providing answers to common breastfeeding issues such as excessive infant weight gain, over supply, under supply and breastfeeding the late preterm infant. We’ll also have time for questions and answers directly from the listeners. Register

Monthly webinar event offers one hour of L-Cerp and continuing education credits for nurses and dietitians each month. Co-sponsored by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Indiana WIC and St. Vincent Health. Webinars cover a clinical or community topic and will be presented by a breastfeeding expert. Webinars are free of charge and offered the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00-2:00pm. See list of webinars here

17: St. Clare County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 5/17/2017- 6pm. WHERE: 3415 28th Street Port Huron, MI 48060 North Conference Room. Third Wednesday of every other month

18:Breastfeed: Macomb! Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 5/18/2017- 11am. WHERE: 21885 Dunham Rd. Clinton Twp. MI 48036

 

June 2017

13: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 6/13/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

20: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday June 20, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD

 

July 2017

10-14: The Center for Breastfeeding a major focus of Healthy Children Project, Inc is hosting the Lactation Counselor Training Course in Detroit : WHEN: July 10-14th. WHERE: Detroit, MI. Who should attend this training? Anyone who wants to obtain a strong, up-to-date, evidence-based foundation in breastfeeding knowledge and skills, and qualify for the national certification exam to become a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC).'  You can register online at http://www.centerforbreastfeeding.org/Education.htm

11: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 7/11/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 4850311: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 7/11/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

11: Washtenaw County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 7/11/2017- 12pm WHERE: Briarwood Center for Women, Children & Young Adults- 400 E Eisenhower Pkwy, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

12: Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 7/12/2017- 6pm WHERE: TBD

18: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday July 18, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD

19: St. Clare County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 7/15/2017- 6pm. WHERE: 3415 28th Street Port Huron, MI 48060 North Conference Room. Third Wednesday of every other month

 

 

August 2017

08: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 8/08/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

15: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD

 

September 2017

12: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 9/12/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

13: Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 5/13/2017- 6pm WHERE: TBD

14: Safe Sleep Conference: WHEN: 5/14/2017- 8:00 a.m.—4:15 p.m. WHERE: Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Marriott Hotel. Presented by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. "Join us as we work together to eliminate preventable sleep related infant deaths by sharing the most up-to-date information on the new Infant Safe Sleep guidelines and discuss innovative strategies to enhance community and family engagement." Learn more here.

19: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday Septembe 19, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD

20: St. Clare County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 9/20/2017- 6pm. WHERE: 3415 28th Street Port Huron, MI 48060 North Conference Room. Third Wednesday of every other month

 

October 2017

10: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 10/10/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

10: Washtenaw County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 10/10/2017- 12pm WHERE: Corner Health Center/Public Health (TBD)

17: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday October 17, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD

 

November 2017

08: Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN:11/08/2017- 6pm WHERE: TBD

14: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 11/14/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

15: St. Clare County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 11/15/2017- 6pm. WHERE: 3415 28th Street Port Huron, MI 48060 North Conference Room. Third Wednesday of every other month

21: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD

 

December 2017

12: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Third Tuesday of every month Next meeting 12/12/2017- 2pm.  WHERE: Flint Public Library - 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

19: Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: Tuesday December 19, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm - (Third Tuesday of each month ) WHERE: TBD