Professor James McKenna, an anthropologist, specializes in infant sleep issues. He is the director of the Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory at Notre Dame University in Indiana, US. He has coined term breastsleeping, and focuses on safe sleep practices while breastfeeding and bed-sharing. His presentations will cover the history of maternal-infant sleep in western industrialized societies, biocultural origins of SIDS and colic, and an in-depth look at breastsleeping and the promotion of safe infant sleep. A detailed syllabus is available at the registration button to the left.

The presentations ​will ​cover ​the ​history ​of ​maternal-infant ​sleep ​in ​western ​industrialized ​societies, ​biocultural ​origins ​of ​SIDS ​and ​colic, ​and ​an ​in-depth ​look ​at ​breastsleeping ​and ​the ​promotion ​of ​safe ​infant ​sleep. 

​A ​detailed ​syllabus ​will be ​available ​on ​the ​'Agenda' ​page ​after ​you ​complete ​your ​profile. 

Early ​Bird ​price ​of ​$180.00 ​ends ​on ​12/5/2017 ​4:59 ​PM, ​and ​Regular/On-Site ​price ​of ​$210.00 ​starts ​on ​12/5/2017 ​5:00 ​PM. ​

This ​conference ​is ​approved ​for ​6.5 ​IBLCE ​L-CERPs.

​RD ​continuing ​education ​credits ​through ​the ​Colorado ​Academy ​of ​Nutrition ​and ​Dietetics ​are ​being ​applied ​for ​- ​we ​will ​post ​an ​update ​when ​we ​have ​it.


Healthcare Professional Seminar

Perspectives on Maternal-Child Sleep

December 14, 2017

Presented by James McKenna, Ph.D.