Perinatal Care Pre-Conference: Lactation

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, Rochester, MN



Tuesday, February 11, 2020 

This course is designed to provide the tools needed to empower and support the breastfeeding dyad. The presentations will include discussions and strategies from lactation experts, to assist families in reaching feeding goals across the continuum of care.


  • Describe the impact of antidepressants on breastfeeding
  • Recognize the impact of culture on breastfeeding
  • Describe interventions for breastfeeding high risk neonates


Intended Audience:

This conference is designed for nurses, public health nurses, advanced practice providers, lactation consultants, lactation counselors, dietitians, and social workers, who care for the perinatal/neonatal population.


Date and Location:

This conference will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, 10 East Center Street, Rochester, Minnesota.


About the provider:

Mayo Clinic’s mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education conducts educational conferences that will advance nursing practice.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has been granted Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Registration Details

Register before January 22, 2020 

The conference registration fee of $100 includes instructional materials and break refreshments.   Pre-registration is required, and preferred by January 22, 2020.

Out of respect for conference participants, children are restricted from the conference.


If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee, less an administration fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo Continuing Nursing Education before January 22, 2020 (email: No refunds will be made on or after January 22, 2020.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Continuing Nursing Education must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Continuing Nursing Education will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.


You must complete the evaluation and claim your certificate to earn contact hours. 


Participants can earn up to 4.25 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the conference, commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity and completion of the evaluation. 


Application to provide IBCLE CERPs will be submitted. Watch this page for updates on approval.


11:15 a.m.
11:50 a.m.
Welcome and Announcements
12:00 p.m.
Breasts: A User's Guide
Mikael Meyer
1:00 p.m.
Anesthetic Medications and the Breastfeeding Mother
Heather Larsen
1:45 p.m.
Nursing Clinical Case Studies
Tawney Deboth, BSN, Mary Sirian Peterson, BSN, RN, IBCLC
2:15 p.m.
Break with Refreshments
2:30 p.m.
Somali Culture and Breastfeeding
Nasra Giama, DNP, RN
3:30 p.m.
Anti-Depressant Medications and Breastfeeding
Thomas Hale, PhD
4:30 p.m.

Lodging and Parking


Rooms have been reserved for conference participants and their guests at the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area at a rate of $269 per night. To ensure accommodations, please make your reservation by January 21, 2020.

Most hotels in the area are either connected to the conference facility via skyway and walking subway or offer a complimentary shuttle service to Mayo Clinic campus.


Hotels connected via skyway/walking subway:

Doubletree by Hilton Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area

Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Area

Hilton Garden Inn


Hotels that offer a complimentary shuttle service:

Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field

Comfort Inn and Suites


See the Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau for a guide to more lodging options in Rochester, MN.



View a map indicating the location of downtown parking facilities. The cost of parking is not included in the registration fee.

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