Topics & Abstracts

2020 Main Presentations:

GOLD Neonatal 2020 offers 10.5 hours of education for the main conference, with the option to extend your conference experience with 3 highly informative Add-on Lecture Packages Breastfeeding and Medically Complex Infants (6 hours), Tools of the Lactation Trade (6 hours) and Breastfeeding and the Substance-Exposed Infant (3 hours). View this year's topics below.

Breastfeeding and the Substance-Exposed Infant Lecture Pack:

Infants with prenatal substance exposure require specialized care, and research shows that breastfeeding/human milk is an important part of their recovery. In this lecture pack, learn more about breastfeeding and neonatal abstinence syndrome, the pharmacokinetics of opiates, cannabis and cocaine in human milk, and strategies for improving access to human milk for this vulnerable population of infants. Our expert speakers include Dr. Wendy Jones, Dr. Kelly McGlothen and speech-language pathologist and IBCLC Amber Valentine.

*Only those registering for the main conference, or have registered for the main conference will have the ability to purchase this lecture pack. You will have the opportunity to purchase this add-on at the time of conference registration, or anytime afterwards (during the time of the conference).

Breastfeeding and Medically Complex Infants Lecture Pack:

Infants with complex medical issues can pose a unique challenge for the lactation care provider. Join our expert speakers for an in depth look at supporting human milk feeding in families where the infant requires extra care and expertise to establish and or maintain breastfeeding/chestfeeding. Learn more about breastfeeding through childhood cancer, breastfeeding and late preterm infants, neurological conditions, congenital heart disease and Down Syndrome, along with learning more about allergies, sensitivities and galactosemia. Our speakers include Lyndsay Hookway, Angela Lober, Ellen Lechtenberg, Heather Millar, Mariana Colmenares Castaño and Laurel Wilson.

*Only those registering for the main conference, or have registered for the main conference will have the ability to purchase this lecture pack. You will have the opportunity to purchase this add-on at the time of conference registration, or anytime afterwards (during the time of the conference).

Tools of the Lactation Trade Lecture Pack:

Sometimes, tools are a necessary part of supporting breastfeeding/chestfeeding. Learn more about the what, when, why and how from the experts in the field. Finger feeding, bottles and artificial nipples, nipple shields, dietary and herbal galactogogues, breastpumps, and at breast supplementers will all be covered in this comprehensive package.

*Only those registering for the main conference, or have registered for the main conference will have the ability to purchase this lecture pack. You will have the opportunity to purchase this add-on at the time of conference registration, or anytime afterwards (during the time of the conference).