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2024 Conference:Lactation Through the Lifespan- Parents, Babies, Providers, Community

2024 Annual Hybrid Conference: Lactation Through the Lifespan- Parents, Babies, Providers, Community


Lactation Through the Lifespan- Parents, Babies, Providers, Community

Annual Hybrid Conference March 28th-29th, 2024

UNM Continuing Education Building

Working Agenda

In-Person Registration

Virtual Registration



Objectives: These objectives aim to view lactation through the lifespan with an equitable lens. We consider the needs and well-being of parents, babies, healthcare providers and the greater community.

  • Attendees will gain tools to foster supportive environments that promote family and workplace policies which enable parents to continue providing human milk to their children for as long as they choose.

  • Attendees will gain evidence-based information on infant feeding, allowing them to make well-informed choices that align with their goals, scope of work and environment

  • Attendees will gain an increased  understanding of human milk composition, infant feeding, and lactation support for all types of families through the lifespan of their lactation journey


2024 NMBTF Annual Conference. NMBTF has 5 partial scholarships and 5 full scholarships to support lactation education for providers and community members. Please review the requirements before applying

  • Available for NMBTF members only
  • Priority will be given for individuals who self identify as BIPOC
  • Priority will be given for individuals who live and work in rural communities
  • Available for individuals who self-pay(individuals whose organization is paying for their attendance do not qualify for this scholarship)
  • Scholarships are available individuals planning on attending both days
Applications close February 22, 2024. Scholarship recipients will be notified by Monday February 29, 2024
If selected, scholarship recipients will receive 50% or 100% discount off their registration and must register by no later than March 4th, 2024. 
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2024 NMBTF Community Art Gallery and Networking Event

Meet our Keynote Speaker

Dr. Kristin Tully

Dr. Kristin Tully is a medical anthropologist and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her program of work advances maternal autonomy by addressing what people need to know, feel, and have happen to be safe and well through perinatal care. She is affiliated faculty with the UNC Women’s Health Multidisciplinary Consortium, UNC Collaborative for Maternal and Infant Health, UNC Health Equity and Inclusion Core Team, and Ariadne Labs at Harvard University.