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7th Annual BBFOK Summit

Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Samis Education Center, Rainbolt Auditorium

Address: 1200 Childrens Ave., Oklahoma City, OK

CE Credits: 6.5

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA (Website)
  • Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, RD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC (Webpage)

Cost: $25/pp

Agenda (subject to change)

Registration Link: Click Here

The goal of this summit is to provide experts speakers to discuss subjects related to process to become and remain a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Designation is an international recognition earned by hospitals who have implemented policies and practices supportive of breastfeeding. Hospitals designated as Baby-Friendly have demonstrated best practice in the care of mothers and newborns & improved breastfeeding rates. Becoming Baby-Friendly in Oklahoma (BBFOK) is a statewide effort to help hospitals improve maternity care and increase the number of Baby-Friendly hospitals in Oklahoma.

The first 10 Oklahoma hospitals to register and attend the Summit will qualify for an education stipend for the OBRC 15 hour online training! 

  • Oklahoma hospitals participating in BBFOK will be eligible to enroll 8 staff.
  • Oklahoma hospitals that are not participating in BBFOK will be eligible to enroll 4 staff.  

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