BCVC and PAC/LAC are proud to host Ventura County’s only large-scale Breastfeeding Conference. Please join us for fantastic and notable speaker Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC, continuing education credits, breakfast and lunch, vendors, raffles, and networking.

This year’s lactation education conference focuses on enhancing your clinical skills and will involve a skills and observation component in addition to a focus on tongue and lip tie.

Beyond the Basics of Breastfeeding Support:
Enhancing Your Clinical Skills

Featuring Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC

October 9, 2015
8:00am – 5:00pm
Horizon Hills Auditorium
Thousand Oaks, CA

Topics Include:

  • Tongue and Lip Tie
  • New Thoughts on Infant Post-Frenotomy Care
  • Beyond the Basics of Latch: Support Strategies for Helping Babies When the Basics aren’t Enough
  • Clinical Skills Workshop

This event is geared toward Lactation Consultants, Lactation Educators/Counselors, Peer Counselors, Registered Nurses, Dieticians, Nutritionists, Occupational Therapists, Doulas, La Leche Leaders, CPHWs, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and others interested in supporting families in the initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding.

Approved for 8.0 CEUs and 7.0 LCERPs.

$95 Early Bird rate on or before September 30, 2015
$105 Standard Rate on or before October 7, 2015
$105 at the door, subject to availability

More information, detailed agenda, and registration here.


BCVC is hosting a special Pre-Conference Evening Physician’s Seminar:

Tongue and Lip Tie: Related Issues, Assessment, and Treatment

Thursday, October 8
5:00 – 8:30pm
Ottavio’s Restaurant
Camarillo, CA

This seminar will feature expert speaker Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC, and is specifically geared toward physicians, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, and dentists involved in the diagnosis, referral and treatment of infants with these conditions impacting breastfeeding. Presentations will also be made by a local ENT and pediatrician, followed by an opportunity for Q&A with a panel discussion.

Approved for 2.0 CMEs.

Please share with providers in the area who assess, diagnose, and treat tongue and lip tie.

Get more information and register for the Pre-Conference here. Space is limited at this special event, so register today!