Boston Association for Childbirth Education & Nursing Mothers' Council

Workshops & Conferences

Educational Workshops

BACE-NMC hosts educational workshops which are open to the community, several times a year. CEUs can be earned at most workshops. Sign up for our workshop email list.

Stay tuned for updates on upcoming BACE education and training workshops for perinatal health workers: birth and postpartum doulas, childbirth educators, community health workers, home visitors, breastfeeding counselors, and more!

 Workshop topics:
• Tools and techniques for inspiring mothers to trust their instinct as they venture into motherhood
• Understanding when medications and interventions are necessary during labor and birth and recent updates on evidence-based research
• Teaching and supporting couples to stay strong as they transition into parenthood
• Teaching breastfeeding basics and community resources as part of a childbirth education course or home-visit
• When domestic violence impacts a family during the childbearing year
• Helping women find their way out of postpartum depression

Past workshops have included:

  • Alternative Medicine And Complementary Treatments During The Childbearing Year
  • Effective Guidance For Breastfeeding Mothers
  • An Infant In The Special Care Nursery Or NICU: Supporting The Parents
  • The Basics Of Breastfeeding
  • Advanced Childbirth Education Workshop (focused On Cesarean & VBAC)

Annual Breastfeeding Conference-March 2016



Dawn M. Kersula, MA RN IBCLC

Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

Diana West, BA, IBCLC

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA

Lawrence Noble, MD, FABM, IBCLC

2011 Breastfeeding Conference program (2)
2011 Breastfeeding Conference