"Nurturing the Breastfeeding Mother"
Friday, September 9, 2011
featuring Kathleen Kendall-Tackett and Glenda Adams
Louisville Presbyterian Seminary
7.2 CEU for RN; 6 CE for RD; 6 CERP for IBCLC
Topic: A New Paradigm for Depression in New Mothers: How Inflammation Increases Mothers’ Risk for Depression and How Breastfeeding Protects Them.
Topic: Sexual Abuse/Assault in the Lives of Childbearing Women
Topic: Supporting the Working Breastfeeding Mother During Healthcare Reform
Topic: Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers
Topic: Where do babies sleep?: A study of mothers’ sleep and fatigue
About our Speakers
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Amarillo, Texas. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in Health and Trauma Psychology, and Associate Editor of Psychological Trauma and Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Lactation. Dr. Kendall-Tackett specializes in synthesizing current research on breastfeeding and related fields, facilitating the provision of evidence-based care. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is currently analyzing data from the Survey of Mothers' Sleep and Fatigue. Her research interests include the psychoneuroimmunology of maternal depression and the lifetime health effects of trauma. Dr. Kendall-Tackett has won several awards for her work including the 2011 Community Faculty Award from the Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University School of Medicine. She has authored more than 300 articles or chapters and is the author or editor of 21 books on maternal depression, family violence and breastfeeding.
Glenda Adams has been a nurse for 21 years, working in all areas of maternal, newborn, and women’s health. She received her BSN from the University of Louisville in 1990, her MSN, WHNP from Old Dominion University in 2004, and is currently in the PhD program at the University of Louisville. She has been an IBCLC for 13 years working with both inpatient and outpatient families. Glenda is an Assistant Professor and has worked at the University of Louisville since January 2006. She teaches first semester senior nursing students and coordinates the Childbearing Nursing Course, in which she promotes breastfeeding through various teaching methods. She is a member of ILCA and AWHONN, and currently serves as KLIC’s President. She plans to do her dissertation investigating the experiences of IBCLCs throughout the United States.