2020 Annual Conference: Advanced Concepts in Breastfeeding

2020 Annual Conference: Advanced Concepts in Breastfeeding

Postpartum Care: Bridging the Gap Between Birth and Home

March 12-13 at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North


This educational activity has been approved for 10 total Social Work CEU’s Approved by NASW-NM

This educational activity has been approved for a total of  11.5 DOH-approved CEUs for CCHWs 

This educational activity is approved for up to 14.5 CEUs for Nursing


About Dr. Bergman

Dr. Bergman graduated at the University of Cape Town, and has worked in South Africa, Ciskei and, Sweden, before working seven years as Medical Superintendent and District Medical Officer at Manama Mission, Zimbabwe. Here he, together with Midwife Agneta Jurisoo, developed and implemented Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for premature infants right from birth. This resulted in a five-fold improvement in survival of Very Low Birth Weight babies. 
He introduced KMC to South Africa in 1995, and after 5 years, KMC became official policy for care of prematures in the hospitals of the Western Cape province. He has given keynote addresses on KMC at International Conferences in six continents, and published articles on a variety of subjects in medical journals. He now                                                                                                                                                                researches and promotes KMC fulltime. 
              He was for 6 years Senior Medical Superintendent of the Mowbray Maternity Hospital (7000 deliveries per year) and five Midwife Obstetric Units (11000 deliveries per year). Dr Bergman continues to live and work in Cape Town, as a Consulting Public Health Physician. He is also an Honorary Research Associate at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. 
Apart from his original degree, he holds a Diploma in Child Health, a Masters degree in Public Health, and a Doctoral degree in Clinical Pharmacology, on the effects of scorpion stings. 
He is married to Jill, and father to Rebecka, Simon and Emma.

2020 Annual Conference: Advanced Concepts in Breastfeeding

March 12-13, 2020 | Albuquerque, NM


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2020 Annual Conference Agenda