Academy of
Breastfeeding Medicine

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

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ABM Members at the 2014 Annual International Meeting in Cleveland; Photo Credit: Timothy Tobolic, MD


Registration is now open for our upcoming 20th Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. The Meeting is this October 16-18, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA at the Biltmore Hotel, this is a must-do event for providers in maternal and child health. 

Hotel and Travel Information

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

This year's Tenth Annual Founders' Lecture, "Breastfeeding and the Perils of Malpractice" will be presented by Lynn  Bell, Esquire.

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.

2015 Conference Chairs:

Christopher Wade, MD, MPH

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