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.

 

 

January 2017

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

February 2017

08: Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 2/08/2017- 5:30pm-7:30pm. WHERE: Mother and Earth Baby Boutique 1212 Turner St, Lansing 48906

08-12: 90 hour lactation course90 hour lactation course. February 8-12 and March 22-24, 2017. Hosted by The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor  - 726 Brooks St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103. Taught by Barbara D. Robertson, MA, IBCLC. Click here to RSVP

13: MEET, NURSE, LOVE South: a support group hosted by Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting  WHEN: 2/13/2017- 6pm- 7:30PM  WHERE: St. John Providence (Providence Hospital) - 16001 W 9 Mile Rd, Southfield, Michigan 48075 RSVP on Facebook

14: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 2/14/2017- 12pm-1pm. WHERE: Genesee County Health Department, Burton Health Center, 3373 Saginaw St, Flint, MI 48529

21: Metro Detroit/Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 2/21/2017- 12pm-1pm. WHERE: TBA (location alternates) - contact Shannon McKenney Shubert at info@wcbfc.org

21: Breastfeeding education webinarBaby Cafe USA with Lucia Jenkins WHEN: 2/21/2017- 1pm-2pm. Learn about Baby Cafe USA and the process of starting one. Register here.

27: Healthy Kent Breastfeeding Coalition meeting: WHEN: 2/27/2017- 11:30am-1pm. WHERE: basement level of the Kent County Health Department. The coalition meets on the 4th Monday of each month

27: Saginaw County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 2/27/2017- 12Pm-1:30pm. WHERE: at the CAN Council 1311 N. Michigan Ave. Saginaw, MI. 48602  Lunch will be provided.

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

 

March 2017

07: Breastfeeding Coalition of Calhoun County Meeting: WHEN: 3/07/2017- 2pm-4pm. WHERE: WIC- 190 E Michigan Ave A100, Battle Creek, MI 49014

08: Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 2/08/2017- 5:30pm-7:30pm. WHERE: Mother and Earth Baby Boutique 1212 Turner St, Lansing 48906

08: Oakland County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 3/08/2017- 6pm WHERE: Beaumont Royal Oak, MI 3601 W 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073 - 

14: Genesee County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 3/14/2017- 12pm-1pm. WHERE: Genesee County Health Department, Burton Health Center, 3373 Saginaw St, Flint, MI 48529

15: St. Clare County Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 3/15/2017- 6pm. WHERE: 3415 28th Street Port Huron, MI 48060 North Conference Room. Third Wednesday of every other month

16:Breastfeed: Macomb! Coalition Meeting: WHEN: 3/16/2017- 11am. WHERE: 21885 Dunham Rd. Clinton Twp. MI 48036

22-24: 90 hour lactation course90 hour lactation course. March 22-24, 2017. Hosted by The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor  - 726 Brooks St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103. Taught by Barbara D. Robertson, MA, IBCLC. Click here to RSVP

23: MIBFN Regional Coalition Meeting - St John Hospital - River District, East China Township, MI

23: Breastfeed: Macomb! Mom-to-Mom Support Group: WHEN: 3/23/2017- 11am -1Pm. WHERE: Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township 15855 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038 RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1875510709394731/

23: MILK: A Film About Birth and Breastfeeding - WHEN 3/23/2017 - 7PM. WHERE:Detroit Film Theatre 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit MI, 48202. Doors open at 6pm. Networking following film. Learn more.

27: Healthy Kent Breastfeeding Coalition meeting: WHEN: 3/27/2017- 11:30am-1pm. WHERE: basement level of the Kent County Health Department. The coalition meets on the 4th Monday of each month

28: FREE L-CERP BREASTFEEDING WEBINAR: -"Why Breastfeeding?"…for Pediatric Offices with Dr. Paula Schreck WHEN: 3/28/2017- 1pm-2pm. Dr. Schreck will discuss WHY breastfeeding should be promoted as a public health initiative and the role pediatric providers play in this promotion. The presentation will outline HIGH IMPACT BEHAVIORS—effective and efficient actions that pediatric providers can take immediately to create abreastfeeding friendly pediatric practice environment Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/3709912042194941187

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

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

 

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

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

 

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.

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)

 

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

 

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