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The International Breastfeeding Conference in Deerfield Beach Florida invites the submission of abstracts to be considered for paper presentations and poster session. Content of abstracts should demonstrate the application of strategies to human lactation, breastfeeding management and research. Case studies are also acceptable. Abstracts may describe contributions to theory, completed work involving human lactation, breastfeeding management and research, work in progress, or proposed application of human lactation and breastfeeding management to other health issues.

Suggested topics could include, but are not limited to:

• Enhancing understanding of the complex interactions between socio-cultural, psychological, and biological factors in maternal child health

• Illuminating socio-cultural, political, and economic influences upon maternal and infant feeding practices

• Focusing on key initiatives that may impact upon practices related to breastfeeding the preterm infant and the family

• Exploring research findings or current trends that impact clinical practice program development, funding and policy in breastfeeding and human lactation

• Describing current trends in promoting, supporting and/or protecting breastfeeding

• Increasing and expanding knowledge regarding lactation

The proposal must be received by June 1, 2018. Authors of program proposals selected for presentation will be notified by June 15, 2018 and will be requested to submit additional materials. Applicants are responsible for any and all expenses related to the conference. Presenters will be entitled to a substantially reduced registration fee for the core conference.

You can use the form below as part of the submission process. Click here

Proposals should be mailed to:
Anna Blair, Ph.D., Abstract Coordinator
The Center for Breastfeeding, Healthy Children Project
327 Quaker Meeting House Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537 USA

Or emailed to: . Please use "Abstract Submission" as the subject line.

Workshop Proposals and Poster Session Proposals should include:
1. A cover page that contains:
A. The title of the paper
B. The names of all authors, their degrees, and institutional affiliations
C. The name of the corresponding author making the presentation (including telephone number and e-mail address)
D. Whether the application represents a contribution to theory, completed work, work in progress, or proposed work;
E. The presentation format (oral, poster, either)
2.A second page that contains only the title of the proposed presentation and a 500 word, single-spaced abstract in size 12 type, 1" margin on all sides
3.A curriculum vitae or resume for each of the authors
4.A typed bibliography for the abstract
5.A list of all related funding sources
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