Healthy Active Arkansas will host the 2019 Baby Friendly Arkansas Summit from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2 at the Baptist Health Medical Center – Little Rock. The summit will bring together representatives from delivery hospitals across Arkansas to learn about implementing the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and obtaining Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) designation for their facility.
The keynote speakers for this year’s summit will be Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA and Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CCCE, CLE, CLD, CPPFE, CPPI. Ms. Mohrbacher speaks at events around the world and contracts with hospitals to help improve breastfeeding practices. Ms. Wilson owns MotherJourney in Morrison, Colorado and is an international keynote speaker traveling the world to spread the word about the importance of human milk feeding.
The summit is free, but is limited to three registrants per hospital. The summit is sponsored by a grant from the Blue & You Foundation.
Visit the event page learn more and to register for the summit.