Our 3rd Annual Miami Parenting Conference was a Great Success!
Presented by La Leche League of Miami-Dade County on March 26, 2011
9:30 am - 5:00 pm at La Scuola 13301 SW 87TH Ave, Miami, FL 33176
To all who attended, thank you for being part of our great day.
Did you have an oppurtunity to complete the evaluation form? If not, please take a moment to complete it now and help us improve in 2012! Thank you, Your LLL Leadership Team
For future events and conferences
email us at events@LLLMiamiDade.org
| Great Speakers!
by Mindy Becker of Auntie M's Grow with Us
The Mother Baby Dance
Rachel Vidal, IBCLC, LLL Leader
Heidi Agostino, P.h.D., IBCLC
Art with your Toddler
Morgen Chesonis-Gonzalez, MPS, ATR-BC,
Clinical Art Therapist
LACtivism! Know your rights
as a breastfeeding mother
Jamarah Amani, Midwife,
Organizer Power U Center for Social Justice
Swaddling & Babywearing
Try 5 types of carriers.
Amanda Bradley, MamaKanga *Habla español
Vaginal Birth after a Cesarean
Kristin Jayd, IBCLC, LLL Leader
& Mayte Manresa
Breastfeeding Basics ~ Merritt James, IBCLC
Infant Massage ~ Amy Olen
Mayte Manresa, Yvonne Cumming
Un-tying the Pink Ribbon:
The Breastfeeding and Cancer Connection.
Dora Escobedo, ARNP
Chiropractic Care for Children
Serena Sara, D.C.
Nourishing Our Children
Dr. Paola Weber
Nighttime Parenting: Safe Sleep and the Breastfeeding Family.
Pam Mazzella DiBosco, IBCLC
¡Oradores en Español!
Los Conceptos Básicos de Amamantar
Auxilio, Mi hijo no se llena!!!
Lizbeth Gonzalez, IBCLC
Get to Know Our Speakers
Cookies and MiLLLk fundraiser:
Homebaked Cookies plus breastfeeding
information and support by LLL
Andrea Clement Photography • Artspace
Auntie M's Grow with Us
Baby Sensory Miami
Barefoot Books • Baby Ann Hair Bows
Bolly Baby Fit
Chiropractor Dr Jennie Casarasus
Chiropractor Dr Serena Sara
Florida Gymnastics Training Center
The Home BIrth Collective
Healthy Start Coalition
Jackson South Community
Hospital Women's Center
JSCH Comprehensive Breast Center
Kidnetics • MamaKanga
The Playground Theatre
Suio Mineral Water
Injury Free Mobile- Courtyard
Tour the Injury Free Mobile at your leisure and learn guidelines for home and water safety.
Visit Child Development Specialists for
free & confidential
developmental screenings for
children four months and older
University of Miami/Starting Early
Want to be a Vendor next time?
Contact: Jarene 305-609-8502
Download 2011 Vendor Form pdf
Schedule for the day
9:30 Family MaLLL Opens
10:30 - 12 Session 1
12-2 Lunch and Play
Bring a picnic lunch or enjoy lunch
from the The Crepe Maker
while the kids run in the
beautiful outside play area
(See the menu)
Pay for lunch online. Link below.
20% of sales go to support
La Leche League, so eat up!
1 - 2:30 Session 2
2:45 - 4:15 Session 3
3:30pm Family MaLLL closes
Questions about Miami Parenting Conference
Vendors contact Jarene 305-609-8502
Conference sponsored in part by the
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade
La Leche League of Miami-Dade County is proud to present our Annual Parenting Conference to provide our community an affordable, educational and fun event. Our past speakers and topics have included: "Conscious Discipline" by Mindy Becker of Auntie M's Grow with Us; Patti Laird of Safer Kids and Homes; "Birth Options and Midwifery" by Shiela Simms Watson, CPM, LM; "Prenatal Nutrition and Fitness" by James and Kim from Fit for Birth; Michelle from Fitness 4 Families; "Emergency Child Care: CPR, first aid, poison control" by Susan from Oscar Project; "Safe Sleep and SIDS" by Pam Mazzella DiBosco, IBCLC; "Babywearing" by Amanda Bradely from MamaKanga; "Infant Massage and Developmental Play" by Michelle Miniaci, PT from Nuturing Moves; "Baby's Brain on Breastmilk!" by Racheli Videl, IBCLC; "Reading from Age Zero" by Tiffany Pheiffer, M.A., Education Specialist and Jeanne Smith, M.A. Edu.
We also invite vendors to share products and services like: Auntie M's Grow with Us; Barefoot Books; Fitness 4 Families; Gymboree Play & Music; MamaKanga; Nurturing Moves; Oscar Project; Fit for Birth; Safer Kids and Homes; The Home BIrth Collective.
Our event also includes homebaked cookies and treats sold to raise funds for La Leche League of Miami-Dade County so that we can continue to provide breastfeeding education and support to the families in our community.