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Breastfeeding SOS! Practical Strategies to Improve Breastfeeding Support

Thursday, February 13, 2020
baby breastfeeding

Join experts from Duke Health and the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding to discuss challenges in the care of families with newborns. This program will feature national speaker, Jenny Thomas, MD, MPH. Breakfast will be provided during the program.

Target audience

Medical providers in outpatient pediatric primary care including: attending physicians, nurse practitioners, residents, and nurses.

Category 1: Participation in this event will provide Duke University Health System 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 3.5 American Board of Pediatrics MOC Part 2 points

For sign-up and additional information about the event, please visit:

For questions, please contact Gabriela M. Maradiaga Panayotti, MD, at

Symposium Details

Date: Friday, February 28, 2019

Time: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: Duke Diet and Fitness Center
Large Conference Room, Ground Floor
501 Douglas Street
Durham, NC 27705

Registration fee: $0 (Free!)

Schedule of Events
7:45 to 8:00  Breakfast opens
8:00 to 8:05 

Gabriela Maradiaga Panayotti, MD, FAAP

8:05 to 9:00 Acknowledging and Addressing Common Challenges in Breastfeed Promotion
Jenny Thomas, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP, FABM
Invited expert speaker, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Breastfeeding Executive Board Member
9:00 to 9:15 Break
9:15 to 10:15 How to Support Breastfeeding Families in a Busy Clinic
Small group / Large group
10:15 to 10:30 Break
10:30 to 11:30

The Science Behind Exclusive Breastfeeding: Understanding the Importance of our Advocacy
Jenny Thomas, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP, FABM

11:30 to 11:55

Q & A

11:55 to 12:00