Academy of
Breastfeeding Medicine

A worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion,
protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation

19th Annual Meeting



ABM Members at the 2013 Annual International Meeting in Cleveland; Photo Credit: Timothy Tobolic, MD


The 19th Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is now open. Scheduled for November 13-16, 2014 in Cleveland at the InterContinental Cleveland Conference Center,  this is a must-do event for providers in maternal and child health. 

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel  discount information and how to find your way around the city can be found here.

This year's Ninth Annual Founders' Lecture, "Mother's Milk is NOT a Formula!" will be presented by Ardythe L. Morrow, PhD of the University of Cincinnati.

Our brochure includes the complete agenda of world-class speakers who will present up-to-date clinical information on breastfeeding, covering both maternal and child health issues and additional meeting information. This is a significant educational opportunity with continuing education credits.

As always, the Meeting will include: "What Every Physician Needs to Know About Breastfeeding," the one day pre-conference course available to all physicians and health professionals.

Register online and take advantage of the early-bird rates for both the Physician and the All-Conference Meetings*.

Don't miss out on the most important breastfeeding medicine event of the year. And remember to renew your ABM membership to take advantage of the membership discount at the Annual Meeting.

2014 Conference Chairs:

Michelle G. Brenner, MD, FABM

Lydia Furman, MD

Julie Ware, MD, FABM

*Please note, the All-Conference Meeting is open to all health professionals including physicians, nurses, lactation consultants, midwives, etc.


Exhibitor Opportunities

Do you want to reach over 400 physicians and health professionals in breastfeeding medicine?

We invite you to show off your products, business, or organization at ABM's Meeting in Cleveland. Check back for more details coming soon.


We would like to thank our past Supporters

DHHS Office on Women's Health

The Irving B. Harris Foundation in honor of Dr. Arthur Eidelman

WK Kellogg Foundation