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					     La Leche League of Indiana, Inc.                                                                                     LLL of IN, Inc.
     18133 State Rd. 37                                                                                                 NON-PROFIT ORG.
     Harlan, IN 46743                                                                                                   U.S. POSTAGE PD.
                                                                                                                           HARLAN, IN
                                                                                                                         PERMIT NO. 10




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                                  La Leche League is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing
                                     education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.




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          Lebanon, Indiana
        November 6-8, 2003
     Thursday, Friday & Saturday

     Ramada Inn & Conference Center
                                                                                                                                        La Leche League of Indiana presents




                                       Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference
                                                                                                                 Making a Difference,
                                                                                                                 One Family at a Time
               Program Schedule                              You are invited…
     Nov. 6-8, 2003 LLL of Indiana Area Conference           to a very exciting weekend at the 2003 La Leche League of Indiana Area
                                                             Conference. The weekend is filled with many attractions: technical, family,
       Making a Difference, One Family at a Time             and many other sessions; a Children’s Activity Room; Bookstore; Donation
                                                             Drawing and Silent Auction; Friday and Saturday breakfasts with speakers;
THURSDAY                                                     Speaker Reception and Book Signing; Family Story Hour, and much more.
1:00–4:00 pm        Communication Skills Session             It is our intent to promote a better understanding of the value of
4:00–5:30 pm        Registration                             breastfeeding, parenting, childbirth, and related subjects. This is a unique
5:30–8:30 pm        Communication Skills Session             Conference, combining professionals and families in an educational and
6:30-8:00 pm        Dinner                                   supportive atmosphere.

FRIDAY                                                             We encourage you to read this entire registration packet before
7:00–8:15 am        Registration                             completing the registration form. The packet contains all the information
                    Breakfast                                you need to attend the Conference. Feel free to share this information with
8:30–10:00 am       Session I                                other people who might be interested; be sure to copy the entire packet so
10:15–10:45 am      Opening General Session                  they have all the vital information. Let them know they may also register
11:00 am–12:15 pm   Session II                               online at www.lllusa.org/IN.
12:30–1:45 pm       Luncheon & Exhibit Area/Bookstore Open
2:00–3:30 pm        Session III                                    We anticipate a wonderful Conference weekend and we hope that it will
3:45–5:15 pm        Session IV                               enrich your life and the lives of your families.
5:30–6:00 pm        Speaker Reception and Book Signing
6:15–7:30 pm        Dinner                                        Renáe Schoening
8:00–9:00 pm        Story Hour for Families                               Area Coordinator of Events

SATURDAY
7:00–8:15 am        Registration
                    Breakfast
8:30–10:00 am       Session I                                                   La Leche League’s Mission
10:15–10:45 am      Opening General Session
                                                                            is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed
11:00 am–12:15 pm   Session II
                                                                                 through mother-to-mother support,
12:30–1:45 pm       Luncheon & Exhibit Area/Bookstore Open
                                                                            encouragement, information, and education
2:00–3:15 pm        Session III
                                                                             and to promote a better understanding of
3:30–4:45           Session IV
                                                                             breastfeeding as an important element in
5:00–5:30           Closing General Session                                          the healthy development of
                                                                                        the baby and mother.




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                                                                                      rights of breastfeeding women in Texas, helped found the Texas Chapter of
Featured Guests                                                                       Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies, and is a co-founder and board member of the
                                                                                      Mothers Milk Bank at Austin.
Paula Meier, RN, DNSc, FAAN is the Associate Director for Clinical
Research in the Neonatology Section of Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical
Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is also the NICU Lactation Program Director in the
                                                                                      Guest Speakers
Department of Maternal-Child Nursing, a Professor of Maternal-Child Nursing at
the Rush College of Nursing, and a member of the La Leche League International        Continuing Education Speakers
Professional Advisory Board. A specialist in NICU lactation, she has lectured on              James Kenny, ACSW, PhD
all facets of the subject and is widely published in professional journals.                   Paula Meier, RN, DNSc, FAAN
                                                                                              Birdie Meyer, RN, MS, CLC
Dia Michels, BA is founder and president of Platypus Media, an independent                    Dia Michels, BA
press promoting breastfeeding, as well as the concepts and practice of attach-                Judith Roepke, PhD, RD, IBCLC
ment parenting. An internationally published science and health writer, Dia is a              Linda J. Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC
popular speaker, lecturing frequently around the country. Her books include the               Rick Sudsberry, MA, LMFT, LMHC
award-winning Milk, Money & Madness: The Culture and Politics of Breastfeeding,               Barbara Wilson-Clay, BS, IBCLC
Breastfeeding at a Glance, Breastfeeding Annual International, and If My Mom
Were a Platypus: Animal Babies and their Mothers.                                     LLL Special Guests
                                                                                              Nancy Spahr, LLLI Director of Leader Accreditation Department
Linda J. Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC is an internationally known author, teacher                 Shirley Mascoe, USWD Events Administrator
and lecturer, and proud grandmother. Linda is a lactation consultant in private
practice in Dayton, Ohio. She has been a La Leche League Leader for 28 years, a
                                                                                      LLL Leader Speakers
childbirth educator for over 20 years, worked in a three-hospital system in Texas
                                                                                              Pam Ahearn                          Carla Nelson, CSI
and a public health agency in Virginia, and served as Breastfeeding Coordinator
                                                                                              Joyce Bermes, RN, IBCLC, APL        Susan Para, ACL
for the Ohio Department of Health. Linda is a founder of IBLCE, founder and past
                                                                                              Sharon Bouma-Holtrop                Susan Penrod, CLA
board member of ILCA, and serves on the United States Breastfeeding Committee
                                                                                              Kristen Dobyns, CSC                 Mary-Ann Schmutte, IBCLC
representing the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services. She is co-owner and
                                                                                              Carissa Dollar, ACC                 Denise Schnell, CSI
co-operator of the Bright Future Lactation Resource Center.
                                                                                              Christie Hanly                      Renáe Schoening, ACE
                                                                                              Gina Lane, DA                       Karen Weiss, AFC
Nancy Spahr has been a LLL Leader for 26 years. She has been with the Leader
                                                                                              Kelly Lines                         Jill Whelan, CSI
Accreditation Department for over 20 years. Currently she is the LLLI Director of
the Leader Accreditation Department. She lives in Peru, Indiana and has 4
children.                                                                             Other Guest Speakers
                                                                                              Jean Arnold, CBE
Char Wenc, BSE, M.Ed. is a professor in Masters and Doctorial programs and                    Lynda Barton-Smith, RN, CD(DONA), CBE
the author of two internationally recognized books: Parenting – Are We Having                 Stephen Bouma-Holtrop
Fun Yet? and Cooperation – Learning Through Laughter. She has been speaking                   Tracee Jackson
professionally for 20 years in the areas of parenting, teaching, and training for             John Mascoe
cooperation and social interest in youth.                                                     Jim Schmutte

Barbara Wilson-Clay, BS, IBCLC maintains a private lactation consultant
practice in Austin, Texas. She has been a La Leche League Leader since 1981,                Thanks to all who contribute
served as Professional Liaison of LLL of Texas, is a clinical photographer, author,
and lecturer. Barbara’s research and commentaries have appeared in numerous
                                                                                               to making a difference
professional publications and she is a contributing editor of Current Issues in
Clinical Lactation. Barbara also served a term as the ILCA delegate to the Board
                                                                                         to mothers and babies in our Area.
of Directors of the IBCLE. She helped develop and pass legislation to protect the


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General Conference Information                                                         Children at the Conference
Bookstore                                                                              Listening to and taking care of your children are the most important things you
The Conference Bookstore will feature a wide variety of materials on breastfeed-       can do during the Conference. Many mothers have found that small, quiet,
ing, childbirth, parenting, nutrition, and playtime. There will be a large selection   noiseless and losable toys and a small blanket help make the Conference
of LLLI books, so come prepared to shop for your LLL Group or your personal            happier for mother and baby. The last rows in meeting rooms will be reserved
library and save on shipping and handling fees. Pre-order your items using the         for those attending with active children. If your child begins to cry during a
enclosed form and they will be ready for your pickup when you arrive at the            session and is not quickly comforted by nursing or distraction, please do not
Conference. The bookstore will be open Friday and Saturday during regular              wait hoping your child will stop. Please take your child to an appropriate area
Conference hours. We welcome cash, check, Visa, and Mastercard for all pur-            for a change of scenery and some undivided attention. Moderators and speakers
chases. Your LLL membership card entitles you to 10% off selected items in the         understand and will not be offended. Thank you for reflecting the warmth and
Conference Bookstore!                                                                  care that only a LLL Conference can provide!

Boutique                                                                               In order to aid you in meeting your child’s needs, we have provided several
The Boutique is full of hand-crafted and unique items with all proceeds supporting     resources outside of session rooms (see below). Moderators will also be
Area LLL Groups. LLL of Indiana Area Sales items will also be available for            present in each session to provide you with assistance.
purchase.                                                                              Child Care
                                                                                       Parents are expected to provide constant adult supervision of children under the
Donation Drawing/Silent Auction
                                                                                       age of 13, except when children ages 3-12 are signed into the Children’s Activity
Tickets for the Donation Drawing will be available for purchase Friday and
                                                                                       Room. You are welcome to bring a mother’s helper, age 13 years or older, with
Saturday for theme baskets donated by LLL Groups. You are welcome to purchase
                                                                                       you. Please list your mother’s helper on your registration form in order to
as many tickets as you like and take a chance on only those baskets that interest
                                                                                       receive a Conference nametag at no charge.
you. The drawing will be held on Saturday, November 8, at the closing. All other
donated items will be sold in a Silent Auction. Bidding on the Silent Auction items    Children’s Activity Room
will continue through Saturday at 5:00 pm with the highest bidders being               The Children’s Activity Room is offered on Friday and Saturday to children ages
announced at the closing. All proceeds will help LLL of Indiana serve mothers and      3 to 12 who are very comfortable separating from their parents. Within the
babies throughout the Area.                                                            room will be activity centers including books, blocks, puzzles, crafts, and writing
                                                                                       activities. Recreation time at the indoor playground and other interesting
Exhibits                                                                               enrichment activities will add to the enjoyment of the Children’s Activity Room
The Exhibit Area will feature companies eager to share information while display-      this year. The room will be staffed by responsible caregivers and security
ing their products and services. Their participation financially supports our Area     measures will be in place so that children can participate safely in the room
Conference. We encourage you to spend some time in the Exhibit Area, which will        without a parent present. Parents are welcome to remain with their children in
be open both Friday and Saturday.                                                      the activity room. If you or your spouse can volunteer in the Children’s Activity
                                                                                       Room, please list the day and times available on your registration form. Each
Hospitality Room
                                                                                       volunteer will receive a $5 coupon for use in the Conference Bookstore for each
Please bring a snack to share and drop it off at the Hospitality Room for Friday,
                                                                                       session they help in the Children’s Activity Room! Parents are responsible for
Saturday or both days. Some possibilities include juice, baked goods, crackers,
                                                                                       providing their children’s lunch. The Children’s Activity room will not be staffed
cheese, fruits, and vegetables. Ice water will be provided. All snacks must
                                                                                       during the lunch hour. The room will be open during session times only.
remain in the Hospitality Room.
                                                                                       Parents are required to check in between each session.
LLLove Ads                                                                             Diaper Changing
Place a short thank you ad in the Conference program booklet for only $3. See          Diaper Changing Stations will be available in the restrooms near the Conference
registration form for information.                                                     area as well as in the Rock and Rest Room and the Toddler Playroom. Please be
                                                                                       sensitive to other guests when dealing with diaper changing needs.
LLL Children Ads
Celebrate the difference breastfeeding has made in your family. Have your child’s
name printed in the Conference program booklet. See registration form for


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Rock and Rest Room                                                                   CE Syllabus
A quiet oasis and the perfect place to slip away from the hustle and bustle of the   A syllabus is available which includes outlines and handouts from all CE sessions
Conference. Come sit and nuzzle your baby as you nurse and relax.                    presented at the Conference. If you are paying for CE credits, you will receive a
                                                                                     CE syllabus at no additional charge. If you are not obtaining CE credits, you may
Toddler Playroom                                                                     purchase a CE syllabus for $15 by placing your order on the enclosed registration
The ideal place to take your toddler (under the age of three) for a play break.      form. Session outlines and handouts will not be available in CE sessions.
Remember, all children must be accompanied by a parent or mother’s helper at all
times please.                                                                        Children at CE Sessions
                                                                                     LLL recognizes that in the early years babies have a basic need to be with their
Communication Skills                                                                 mothers. We therefore welcome little ones to our conferences. However, due to
                                                                                     the technical nature of CE sessions, we recommend attendance by children be
                                                                                     limited to quiet infants in arms. Space will be available at the back of the room for
New to this Area Conference, we are offering Communication Skills (CS) sessions
                                                                                     mothers with babies or non-separating children. We ask that mothers be sensitive
as an opportunity to further develop your personal communication skills. These
                                                                                     to any situation, including happy noises, that may break the concentration of
skills can be applied when counseling a breastfeeding mother, talking to your
                                                                                     those attending the session to acquire CE credits. Moderators will closely evaluate
child, or any other time you are communicating with another person. CS-1 is a
                                                                                     the noise level during the session and have been instructed to courteously assist
prerequisite for CS-2; CS-2 is a prerequisite for CS-3. This course is open to the
                                                                                     attendees who must leave the room to meet their child’s needs. Your consider-
public and all are encouraged to attend. The fee is $5 for each session, in
                                                                                     ation for other attendees is truly appreciated.
addition to regular Conference fees. Attendance is limited. Please register early.

Continuing Education                                                                 Conference Meals
                                                                                     Dinner on Thursday, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday, and breakfast and
La Leche League of Indiana has applied to the following agencies for Continu-
                                                                                     lunch on Saturday are available to all Conference participants. Preregistration
ing Education credits: International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
                                                                                     and advanced payment are required for meals at the Conference. If your
(IBLCE), Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), and the Ohio Nurses
                                                                                     meal choice is not marked on the registration form, you will receive the
Association. The Indiana Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist and
                                                                                     meat selection. Babies and young children are welcome to sit in their parent’s
Mental Health Counselor Board has approved this organization to provide
                                                                                     lap and share their meal, but in order to have a chair or a separate meal for your
Category 1 Continuing Education for L.S.W., L.C.S.W., L.M.F.T., and L.M.H.C.
                                                                                     child at the table, a children’s meal must be purchased. Vegetarian selections are
Licensees must judge the program’s relevance to their professional practice.
                                                                                     available, but the hotel cannot accommodate other dietary restrictions at Confer-
CE Designations                                                                      ence meals (i.e. kosher, gluten-free, dairy-free, etc.) Highchairs and booster seats
The following abbreviations will be used to designate the type of CE credits         are not available. There is a restaurant available in the hotel as well as several
available at each session:                                                           other restaurants within a short distance of the hotel.
LC- Continuing Recognition Points (CERPs) for IBCLCs
RD- Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) for RDs and DTRs                        Thursday Dinner
SW- Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for L.S.W., L.C.S.W., L.M.F.T., L.M.H.C.                                                  Menu
RN- Contact Hours for RNs                                                            Meat Selection:
                                                                                             Chicken Piccata                                     Tossed Garden Salad
CE Registration and Fees
                                                                                              (Juicy Breast of Chicken with White Wine Sauce)    Chef’s Vegetable
You must register and pay appropriate fees to receive CE credits. The cost is                                       or                           Baked Potato
$40.00 for one day or $60 for two days of CE sessions. These CE fees are             Vegetarian Selection:                                       Rolls & Butter
applicable for one agency. If you are applying to more then one, please                       Portobello Mushroom Sandwich                       Dessert
adjust the fees accordingly. If you are not applying for CE credits, there is no              (Grilled Portobello Mushroom topped with Zucchini, Decaf and Iced Tea
additional fee to attend these sessions. Sessions designated LC, RD, SW, or                   Red Onion, and Vinaigrette served on a Kaiser Roll)
RN offer credit for health care professionals; however, anyone seeking more
technical information is welcome. See note about children at CE sessions.




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Friday Breakfast                                                                          Friday Dinner
Just what the early-bird ordered! Enjoy a delicious meal while listening to Barbara       After a busy day, join us with your family for an evening of delicious food and
Wilson-Clay, MS, IBCLC speak on The Milk of Human Kindness, the story of the              fellowship.
founding and growth of the Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin is interwoven with the                                                                   Menu
benefits of donor milk for ill or premature infants.                                      Meat Selection:
                                                                                                   Chicken Fettuccine                                 Tossed Garden Salad
                                    Menu                                                           (Tender Breast of Chicken served atop              Chef’s Vegetable
Premium Continental:                                                                               Fettuccini Noodles with Classic Alfredo Sauce)     Buttered Parsley Potatoes
       Assorted Juices, Sliced Seasonal Fruits, Assorted Muffins, Bagels and                                            or                            Rolls & Butter
       Cream Cheese, Assorted Dry Cereals with 2% Milk;                                   Vegetarian Selection:                                       Dessert
       Coffee, Decaf and Hot Tea                                                                   Eggplant Parmesan                                  Coffee, Decaf and Iced Tea
                                                                                                   (Baked Eggplant topped with Tomato Sauce and

Friday Lunch                                                                                       Aged Parmesan Cheese)


Take your pick of the lunch style that works best for you. Join us in the Ballroom        Saturday Breakfast
for a wonderful lunch and time to reconnect with old friends and associates, and
make new ones. Not your style? Then pre-order a boxed lunch and dine in the               Another opportunity for the early-birds! Enjoy a delicious meal while listening to
beautiful Atrium, rest in your hotel room, or go off for a picnic lunch.                  Linda Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC speak on Breastfeeding is a Contact Sport. A
                                                                                          lively, out of the box look at breastfeeding in the context of other adult behaviors,
                                            Menu                                          society’s values, and economic priorities.
Meat Selection:
        Swiss Steak Jardinière                              Garden Salad                                                      Menu
         (Tenderized Steak Braised with Celery, Carrots,    Chef’s Vegetable              Premium Continental:
         Onion and Tomato)                                  Red Skin Potatoes                    Assorted Juices, Sliced Seasonal Fruits, Assorted Muffins, Bagels and
                               or                           Rolls & Butter                       Cream Cheese, Assorted Dry Cereals with 2% Milk; Coffee,
Vegetarian Selection:                                       Dessert                              Decaf and Hot Tea
         Vegetable Stir Fry                                 Coffee
                                                             Decaf, and Iced Tea
         (Traditional Stir Fry Vegetables in a Tasty
         Oriental Sauce)
                                                                                          Saturday Lunch
                                        Boxed Lunch                                       As on Friday, take your pick of the lunch style that works best for you. Join us in
Meat Selection:                                                                           the Ballroom for a wonderful lunch and time to reconnect with old friends and
         Choice of Ham or Turkey Deli Sandwich                                            associates, and make new ones. Not your style? Then pre-order a boxed lunch
                           or                              All boxed lunches are served   and dine in the beautiful Atrium, rest in your hotel room, or go off for a picnic
Vegetarian Selection:                                      with Fresh Fruit, Cold Deli    lunch.
         Egg Salad Deli Sandwich                           Salad, Potato Chips and
                           or                              Cookie. Choice of Soft Drink                                           Menu
Child Boxed Lunch:                                         or Juice.
         Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich                                                              Italian Luncheon Buffet (Meat and Vegetarian Selections)
                                                                                                   Seasoned Garden Salad                       Chilled Rottini Salad
                                                                                                              with Choice of Two Dressings      Baked Lasagna
                                                                                                   Antipasto Platter                              (Meat or Vegetable)
                                                                                                   Chicken Marsala                              Garlic Bread
                                                                                                   Tiramisu                                     Coffee, Decaf and Iced Tea



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                                  Boxed Lunch                                        Additional Registration Information
Meat Selection:                                                                      Attendees can also register online at: www.lllusa.org/IN. For additional
         Choice of Ham or Turkey Deli Sandwich                                       registration booklets, send your name, address, and two first class stamps per
                           or                         All boxed lunches are served   booklet to: Renáe Schoening, ACE; 6310 Belfry Way; Indianapolis, IN 46237
Vegetarian Selection:                                 with Fresh Fruit, Cold Deli
         Egg Salad Deli Sandwich                      Salad, Potato Chips and        Scholarships
                           or                         Cookie. Choice of Soft Drink   Scholarship applications are available. We have limited amount of funds desig-
Child Boxed Lunch:                                    or Juice.                      nated for Conference attendees. LLL of Indiana Area Leaders and Leader Appli-
         Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich                                            cants will receive first consideration. Contact the Area Coordinator of Leaders:
                                                                                     Susan Para, ACL; 9958 Brookside Court; Avon, IN 46123;
Registration Information                                                             Phone: 317-209-8732; email: HoosierDoula@aol.com


Conference Fees and Registration                                                     Thursday
Please see the enclosed registration form (stapled in the center of this booklet)
for registration information and fees.                                               Communication Skills Day
Discounts
LLL Members receive a discount on Conference registration. Membership is $36         T101      CS 1, Listening From Your Heart ................... 1:00-4:00 pm
per year and includes a subscription to NEW BEGINNINGS magazine and dis-                       LLL Communication Skills 1- improve perception and attentiveness; fully
counts on certain LLLI items. If you are interested in purchasing a membership,                engage in sincere, thoughtful communication.
indicate it on the registration form and enclose payment. Two-day registrants                  Kristen Dobyns & Carla Nelson
receive a discounted package price.
                                                                                     T102      CS 3, Developing Skills for Harmony ............. 1:00-4:00 pm
Donations                                                                                      LLL Communication Skills 3 - using “I” messages, limit setting, and
Please consider a tax-deductible donation to LLL of Indiana to help us continue                problem solving as the three basics for creating harmony in
our mission. Donations can be included with your registration. We also welcome                 communication.
merchandise and gift certificate donations to our Silent Auction. Thank you.                   Prerequisites: CS 1 and CS 2
                                                                                               Denise Schnell & Jill Whelan
Registration Confirmation
If you would like formal confirmation of registration, please note your request on
the enclosed registration form and enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope or     T201      CS 2, Offering Information for Change ......... 5:30-8:30 pm
your email address. We can confirm a receipt of registration only, not session                 LLL Communication Skills 2 - in order to effect change, learn how to
choices.                                                                                       define an experience, give information, and skillfully ask questions.
                                                                                               Prerequisites: CS 1
Registration Deadline                                                                          Kristen Dobyns & Carla Nelson
The registration deadline is September 15, 2003. Registrations postmarked
after September 15th must include a $10 late fee.                                    T202      CS 1, Listening From Your Heart ................... 5:30-8:30 pm
                                                                                               LLL Communication Skills 1 - improve perception and attentiveness; fully
Refund Policy
                                                                                               engage in sincere, thoughtful communication.
Refund requests must be made in writing. The entire registration fee will be
                                                                                               Denise Schnell & Jill Whelan
returned if your request is postmarked on or before September 15, 2003. Half of
the registration fee will be returned if your refund request is postmarked after
                                                                                     Registration ........................................................................ 4:00-5:30 pm
September 15th (meal fees cannot be refunded after this date). Please mail
refund requests to: Joan Breeden, Registrar; 3808 Woods Edge Bend;
                                                                                     Dinner     ............................................................................... 6:30-8:00 pm
Bloomington, IN 47401 or email: JBree1117@aol.com




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Friday Program Schedule                                                                   Opening General Session ..................................... 10:15-10:45 am
                                                                                                   Welcome to our Area Conference
                                                                                                   Meet the LLL of Indiana Leaders and Conference Team; be warmLLLy
Registration ............................................................. 7:00-8:15 am            welcomed to our 2003 Area Conference.

Breakfast Keynote (preregistration required) ................ 7:00-8:15 am                Session II ..................................................... 11:00 am-12:15 pm
         The Milk of Human Kindness
         The story of the founding and growth of the Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin         F201     What Makes Milk: A fresh Look at What Matters and What
         is interwoven with the benefits of donor milk for ill or premature infants.               Doesn’t, Part II (LC, RD, RN)
         Barbara Wilson-Clay                                                                       Continuation of Session F101 (required): Application to breastfeeding
                                                                                                   management of information on lactation at the cellular level, develop
Session I ............................................................... 8:30-10:00 am            ment of the mammary gland, and new research on milk synthesis.
                                                                                                   Includes strategies toward increasing supply, based on current research.
F101     What Makes Milk: A Fresh Look at What Matters and What                                    Linda Smith
         Doesn’t, Part I (LC, RD, RN)
         Analysis of published information and theories on human lactation.               F202     The Appearances of Milk & Appearances of Diapers of the
         Includes lactation at the cellular level, development of the mammary                      Breastfed Baby (LC, RD, RN)
         gland, and new research on milk synthesis.                                                By noticing the color changes over time of human milk and of the baby’s
         Linda Smith                                                                               diapers, helpers can identify how breastfeeding is going, gauge infant
                                                                                                   intake, and reassure concerned parents.
F102     Evidence-Based Breastfeeding Practices in the NICU:                                       Barbara Wilson-Clay
         The Rush Mothers’ Milk Club (LC, RD, RN)
                                                                                          F203     If Your Mom Were a Platypus – What We can Learn by
         Includes an overview of health benefits of OMM for pre-term infants and
                                                                                                   Studying Mammal Lactation (LC, RD, RN, SW)
         focus on mothers as equal partners in infant feeding plan.
                                                                                                   Discussion will include what life is like for a variety of mother and baby
         Paula Meier
                                                                                                   mammal pairs, how lactation is the crucial bridge between infancy and
F103     Introduction of Complementary Foods into the Diet of the                                  maturity, how the composition of each mammal’s milk is related to the
                                                                                                   rate of growth of the species, and some norms and some peculiarities of
         Breastfed Infant (LC, RD, RN)                                                             lactation.
         Information on starting solids includes nutritional needs of the infant,                  Dia Michels
         timing of introduction, sequence of foods based on nutritional
         contribution, and discussion of texture of the foods.                            F204     Moving Beyond Early Interventions
         Judith Roepke                                                                             What information can you share with mothers who have experienced
                                                                                                   interventions during childbirth that affect the nursing relatonship? Topics
F104     It’s Your Turn                                                                            covered will include nipple shields, when to refer for medical problems,
         A hands-on exercise that lets Leader Applicants and new Leaders                           breast surgery and breastfeeding, and the newest research.
         practice leading an LLL Meeting. (Leaders and Leader Applicants Only)                     Joyce Bermes & Mary-Ann Schmutte
         Susan Penrod
                                                                                          F205     Discipline-A Magic Act for Parents
F105     Secure Parents Creating Secure Children (SW)                                             Take away some of the mystery regarding why our children behave the
         Babies who become attached to their parents from birth become secure                      way they do, why all children in a family are so different, and what to
         children. Take a look at how secure parents create secure children and .                 do about it. This fast moving presentation will delight you with practical
         the benefits that has for families.                                                       information that you can use immediately.
         Rick Sudsberry                                                                           Char Wenc

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Luncheon (preregistration required) ............................ 12:30-1:45 pm            F402    Advancing External Feedings of Mothers’ Milk for
                                                                                                  Extremely Low Birthweight Infants (LC, RD, RN)
                     Exhibit Area and Bookstore Open                                              Includes study on mothers performing creamatocrits on their own milk and
                                                                                                  growth patterns of infants with individualized fat content.
Session III .............................................................. 2:00-3:30 pm           Paula Meier

F301     Rethinking the Vocabulary of Latch-on (LC, RD, RN)                               F403    Leave ‘em Wanting More: Teaching Games for
                                                                                                  Breastfeeding Classes (LC, RD, RN)
         Re-examining the latch-on advice we give to new mothers; the advantages
                                                                                                  Interactive games with adult learning principles applied to breastfeeding,
         of asymmetric latch.                                                                     demonstrating the core content areas that should always be included, the
         Barbara Wilson-Clay                                                                      development of content, and teaching strategies for classes.
                                                                                                  Linda Smith
F302     Expressing and Collecting Milk for Extremely Low
         Birthweight Infants (LC, RD, RN)                                                 F404    Diffusing Controversial Topics During LLL Meetings
         Focus on techniques for preventing low milk-volume, taking the research                  Bring your examples and explore ways to deal with controversial topics
         in this area to the bedside.                                                             that lead meetings astray. Learn how to diffuse those topics and bring
         Paula Meier                                                                              meetings back on course.
                                                                                                  Susan Para
F303     Eating Disorders and Their Effects on Breastfeeding and
         Reproduction (LC, RD, RN, SW)                                                    F405    Parenting-Are We Having Fun Yet?
         This review of literature includes what the effects are on breastfeeding and             This fast moving, humorous presentation guides parents to understand
         reproduction, indicators to alert the caregiver, and recommendations for                 practical strategies of discipline and encouragement. You will leave
         early recognition and management of eating disorders.                                    energized and clear in your vision regarding the behavior choices of your
         Judith Roepke                                                                            children.
                                                                                                  Char Wenc
F304     Getting the Most from Your Application Time
         Weave your LLL work into your life by tailoring your preparation for leader-     Speaker Reception and Book Signing ....................... 5:30-6:00 pm
         ship to your needs. Bring your questions and get ideas and resources to
                                                                                                  Join us for some light refreshment and a chance to speak informally with
         focus on your unique challenges.
                                                                                                  the speakers. Be sure to bring your books purchased from the bookstore
         (Leaders and Leader Applicants Only)
                                                                                                  for autographs!
         Susan Penrod

F305     Five Keys to Confident Children                                                  Dinner (preregistration required) .................................. 6:15-7:30 pm
         Learn five, powerful steps to improve the self-confidence of your
         children and to allow them to manage peer pressure effectively. This             Story Hour for Families ............................................ 8:00-9:00 pm
         high energy, fun presentiontion will have you laughing and learning.                     Bring your pillows and enjoy some family stories as a pleasant ending to a
         Char Wenc                                                                                wonderful day. Find out about books that model behaviors we value and
                                                                                                  that promote healthy relationships, including siblings who get along,
Session IV ............................................................... 3:45-5:15 pm           conflict resolution, overcoming challenges, and using family experiences
                                                                                                  to grow and mature.
F401     Breastfeeding Benefits Everyone (LC, RD, RN, SW)
         Using statistics from all over the world, look at how breastfeeding impacts
         entire populations, not just the mother and child.
         Dia Michels




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Saturday Program Schedule                                                                  Session II ...................................................... 11:00 am-12:15 pm

                                                                                           S201     Measuring and Facilitating Milk Intake During Breastfeeding in
Registration ............................................................. 7:00-8:15 am             the Late NICU Stay, Part II (LC, RD, RN)
                                                                                                    Continuation of S102 (required): Data on international approaches to
Breakfast Keynote (preregistration required) ................ 7:00-8:15 am                          “getting enough” milk, use of nipple shield to facilitate milk intake, and
         Breastfeeding is a Contact Sport                                                           use of in-home measurement of milk intake for pre-term/at-risk infants
         A lively, out of the box look at breastfeeding in the context of otheradult                with question and answer period.
         behaviors, society’s values, and economic priorities.                                      Paula Meier
         Linda Smith
                                                                                           S202     When to Refer (LC, RD, RN)
Session I ................................................................ 8:30-10:00 am            Identify situations which will require more help and discuss how best to
                                                                                                    work with these referral sources.
S101     Infant Assessment (LC, RD, RN)                                                             Barbara Wilson-Clay
         Issues and conditions that impact infant feeding are explored.
         Barbara Wilson-Clay                                                               S203     Teaching or Preaching? Reframing the “Breast is Best”
                                                                                                    Message (LC, RD, RN, SW)
S102     Measuring and Facilitating Milk Intake During                                              Explores the fine art of effective, proactive strategies for promoting
         Breastfeeding in the Late NICU Stay, Part I (LC, RD, RN)                                   breastfeeding without alienating mothers who do not breastfeed.
         Includes data on international approaches to “getting enough” milk, use                    Addresses the “guilt” issue and documented facts about infant feeding
         of the nipple shield to facilitate milk intake, and use of in-home                         outcomes.
         measurement of milk intake for pre-term/at-risk infants.                                   Linda Smith
         Paula Meier
                                                                                           S204     Breastfeeding Against the Odds
S103     Supported Childbirth                                                                       What tools do new mothers need to navigate life’s twists and turns
         Explore various ways to experience a supported childbirth. Includes                        successfully? Where do we find the strength to protect ourselves and
         natural childbirth, water birth, assisted birth, herbs and essential oils,                 our babies in a culture that is often hostile to breastfeeding and
         massage therapy, and doulas.                                                               attachment parenting?
         Lynda Barton-Smith, Tracee Jackson, & Jean Arnold                                          Dia Michels

S104     Enjoying the Second Half of Life                                                  S205     Parenting Multiples
         What you can look forward to from those who have been there!                               How do you met the needs of your multiples when they arrive in your
         Sharon Bouma-Holtrop & Pam Ahearn                                                          family? Discuss realistic expectations of a daily routine, meeting the
                                                                                                    needs of all family members, and the ins and outs of parenting
S105     Working with the LLLI Principles                                                           multiples.
         Explore the meaning of the principles individually and the way they are                    Christie Hanly & Kelly Lines
         meant to balance one another. Includes open discussion of how they might
         apply to various situation in a Leader’s work.                                    Luncheon (preregistration required) ............................ 12:30-1:45 pm
         Joyce Bermes, Shirley Mascoe, & Susan Penrod
         Kristen Dobyns, Carissa Dollar, Susan Para, Renáe Schoening, Nancy Spahr,                              Exhibit Area and Bookstore Open
         Karen Weiss
                                                                                           Session III ............................................................... 2:00-3:15 pm
Opening General Session ..................................... 10:15-10:45 am
         Making a Difference, One Family at a Time                                         S301     Breastfeeding – Can Working Women Do It? (LC, RD, RN, SW)
         Hear how you and LLL are making a difference, one family at a time                         Using models from other countries, strategies are discussed for new
         through mother-to-mother and family-to-family support.                                     mothers, supervisiors, and human resource professionals to make
         Nancy Spahr                                                                                breastfeeding and work a perfect match.
                                                                                                    Dia Michels

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S302     Wonderous, Magical Mothers’ Milk (LC, RD, RN)                                     S404     How to Stay Positive When You Feel Negative (SW)
         Biochemistry of human milk; epidemiological research on risks of                           How to retrain yourself to use positive language, thoughts, and actions
         artificial feeding; breastfeeding as a public health issue; growth patterns                to bring out the best in your parenting and your children.
         in exclusively breastfed babies; use of language to establish                              James Kenny
         breastfeeding as the norm.
         Linda Smith                                                                       S405     The Seasons of a Mother’s Life
                                                                                                    Enjoy this fascinating perspective and healthy approach to the many
S303     Teens Add Spice to Your Life (SW)                                                          aspects of being a mother and grandmother.
         How to parent teens with love and whatever else it takes!                                  Sharon Bouma-Holtrop & Pam Ahearn
         James Kenny
                                                                                           Closing ..................................................................... 5:00-5:30 pm
S304     Extended Breastfeeding and Tandem Nursing
                                                                                                    Join us for thank yous and good-byes; announcement of donation
         How nursing beyond infancy can turn the terrible twos into terrific toddler-
         hood. Also discussed will be joys and challenges that many extended                        drawing and silent auction winners.
         nursing moms experience when nursing through pregnancy and tandem
         nursing.
         Carissa Dollar & Gina Lane

S305     LLL Fathers Focus on Fatherhood
         Join this open forum for discussing the father’s perspective in the
          breastfeeding family. For openess of discussion, fathers only please.
         Stephen Bouma-Holtrop, John Mascoe, & Jim Schmutte

Session IV ................................................................ 3:30-4:45 pm

S401     Understanding the Baby Blues (LC, RD, RN, SW)
         It’s more common than most of us think. Learn about the prevention of
         postpartum depression, the recognition and diagnosis of it, and the
         range of management for it.
         Birdie Meyer

S402     Tongue-Tie in the Breastfed Infant (LC, RD, RN)
         Describes the normal functions of the infant tongue, how it works during
         breastfeeding, and how tongue-tie may inhibit normal range of
         movement in ways that affect feeding.
         Barbara Wilson-Clay

S403     Extending Attachment Parenting Intimacy into the
         School Aged Years
         Introduces the concepts of and strategies for attachment parenting for
         children of all ages, including the importance of reading and exercising
         together, grooming rituals, and nature exploration as part of the
         constellation of activities that trigger intellectual stimulation, sensory
         contact, and healthy family relationships.
         Dia Michels



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Indianapolis Attractions                                                           Hotel Information
      The Conference hotel is located near I-465, which makes traveling to other   Location
Indianapolis attractions easy and convenient. Family members not attending the     Ramada Inn & Conference Center
Conference may enjoy the local attractions listed below. Please contact the        505 South State Road 39
organizations for more information on location and hours.                          I-65 & Exit 139
                                                                                   Lebanon, IN 46052
The Children’s Museum               Indianapolis Museum of Art                     Ph: 1-800-499-3339
          317-924-5437                       317-920-2660
                                                                                   Website: www.ramadaindianapolis.com
Conner Prairie Settlement           Indiana/World Skating Academy
          317-776-6004                       317-237-5555
Eiteljorg Museum                    Indianapolis Zoo                               Hotel Reservations
          317-636-9378                       317-630-2030                          A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved for the Conference. The special rate
Indiana State Museum                Indy 500 Museum                                is $59.00 (plus tax) per night for 1-4 adults. Children sleep free. Call 1-800-499-
          317-232-1637                       317-481-8500                          3339 to make reservations or use Ramada Inn’s online reservation request system
Indiana Transportation Museum       J. Whitcomb Riley Home                         located at www.ramadaindianapolis.com
          317-773-6000                       317-631-5885
United Skates of America                                                           Whether you request reservations by phone or online, to ensure the special
          317-291-6794                                                             Conference rate of $59.00, you must specify La Leche League Conference and
                                                                                   make room reservations prior to October 10, 2003. Hotel check-in time is 3:00
  More information about Indianapolis attractions can be found at www.indy.org     pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon.

               In Lebanon, located directly across from the hotel:                                   Do not send hotel reservations to the
                         Donaldson’s Finer Chocolates                                                    Area Conference Registrar.
                                 765-482-3334
                                                                                   Facilities
What to bring:
                                                                                   The new Ramada Inn & Conference Center is the area’s best kept secret! The
                  Directions and a map
                                                                                   recently renovated Hotel and Conference Center features an indoor, year-round
                  Registration booklet, pens, and note paper
                                                                                   recreation atrium with pool, whirlpool, sauna, playground and exercise area.
                  Personal and/or Group funds for the Bookstore, Boutique,
                                                                                   Pumpernickel’s is a full service restaurant and lounge.
                  Drawing, Silent Auction, and other purchases
                  LLL membership card for 10% off selected items in the
                                                                                   All guest rooms are tastefully appointed and include coffee makers, irons, ironing
                  Bookstore
                                                                                   boards, dataports, and cable TV. Pay per view movies are also available.
                  Floor blanket and sweater (Conference areas are usually cool)
                  Quiet toys (those your baby/children won’t mind sharing or
                  losing)                                                          Directions
                  Baby carrier or backpack                                         I-65, 15 minutes north of Indianapolis to SR 39 (exit 139). Hotel is visible west
                  Baby proofing items for hotel room (socket covers/nightlight)    of the exit.

What to leave at home:
                Emergency phone number for Ramada Inn in Lebanon,                                          Thank you for not smoking:
                Indiana: 765-482-0500                                                                  For the health and comfort of everyone,
                Your itinerary                                                                                  especially our babies,
                Stroller, as it will not be permitted in the Conference area                                smoking will not be permitted.
                without special dispensation



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