Academy of
Breastfeeding Medicine

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


We are excited to share with you details about our upcoming 21st Annual International Meeting in Washington DC, October 13-16


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It's official. Registration is now open for the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine's 21st Annual International Meeting, October 13-16, 2016, in Washington D.C. This year's meeting will feature world-class speakers providing cutting-edge research and clinical information on current issues in breastfeeding medicine.

21st Annual International Meeting

Register online and take advantage of the early-bird rates for both the Physician Meeting and the All-Conference Meeting. Check out our BROCHURE to find the agenda and additional meeting information. Please note, the All-Conference Meeting is open to all health professionals including physicians, nurses, lactation consultants, midwives, and others.

This year's Meeting will feature the 11th Annual Founders' Lecture by Cesar G. Victora, MD, PhD: "Breastfeeding Research in Pelotas, Brazil: How Science Can Influence Global Policy".

As always, the Meeting will include: "What Every Physician Needs to Know About Breastfeeding," the one-day pre-conference course on October 13th, available to all physicians and health professionals.

Don't miss out on the most important breastfeeding medicine event of the year. To take advantage of the membership discounted registration at the Annual Meeting, RENEW your ABM membership or JOIN ABM as a new member.

Can't attend? Contribute to one of our Donor Opportunities.

Though you may not be able to attend our Meeting this year, we hope that you will still support our mission by making a contribution to ABM. As a thank you, we will recognize your generosity in the final program and in our official peer-reviewed journal, Breastfeeding Medicine.

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Network with physician colleagues worldwide • Develop your knowledge of the science of breastfeeding & human lactation • Increase breastfeeding incidence & duration • Promote greater public interest & understanding of breastfeeding • Improve the health & well-being of mothers and babies around the world  

21st Annual International Meeting



We would like to thank our recent past Supporters

The California Foundation

The California Community Foundation

Cleveland Foundation

Dr. & Mrs. Jonathan Fielding

HHS Office on Women's Health

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

Kaiser Permante

Limerick, Inc

Prolacta Bioscience

The Mt. Sinai Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation