Breastfeeding Peer Update

Registration Fee

Includes Continental breakfast, lunch and
training materials


Training: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Check-In and Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Light refreshments and lunch are included.

Upcoming Dates & Locations

September 27, 2018
Doubletree Bay City
1 Wenonah Park Pl
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 891-6000

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Overnight Accommodations
Please do not call the hotel and make your own reservations. You will be asked to share your rooming needs during your completion of registering for the Breastfeeding Peer Update.

Session Information

General Sessions
World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
Given the current barriers and inequities in breastfeeding outcomes across the US, it’s imperative that we look at how current policies, systems and structures are protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in the US. You will be able list 2-3 components of WBTi Assessment Tool. We will discuss the impact of the WBTi tool. Identify how the WBTi was used to assess the states across the US and locate US breastfeeding report. Recommendations for using this tool as an advocacy and collective action.

Cultural Humility and Lactation Support
During this session we will provide an opportunity for participants to identify components of cultural humility and care. Discuss approaches to supporting families, particularly in underserved communities. We will discuss the importance of including communities being served when developing approaches or programs. Be able to determine current barriers to providing cultural humility care within your own practice or organization. This session will provide participants with an in-depth look at equity in breastfeeding support and how cultural humility can help to begin building bridges, trust, connect and heal.

Information coming soon!
All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
Cancellations and no-shows for any reason, including inclement weather conditions and weather related emergencies, are subject to the full registration fee if there is one. Refunds will not be given at any time. Substitutions are welcome. For Event or Registration Questions: Call (517) 324-8330 or email

The full policy is available for you to read during the registration process under "Terms and Conditions" prior to submitting your registration.

Please Note: Due to flu season, we ask that if you experience any symptoms related to the flu, please stay home and do not attend the event. Contact MPHI either by phone or email if you will not be attending. To learn more about the flu and what you can do, please visit or call (800) 232-4636.