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This conference is geared towards IBCLCs, CLCs, Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, Doulas, Childbirth Educators, Nurses, Community Health Workers, Social Workers, and others who work with Childbearing Families.


BACE-NMC: 6 Contact hours; IBLCE credits pending. IBLCE credits accepted by DONA, CAAPA, ICEA, and LAMAZE, Meets Criteria of the CDR for 6 CPE credits for dieticians, meets criteria of the Commonwealth of MA Board Nursing Regulations: (244 CMR, sect. 5.00) for continuing ed for nursing re-licensure for 6 contact hours.


We have limited capacity to offer partial scholarships. Please contact us for an application. Applications must be submitted by February 7th, 2020. Awards will be considered on a case by case basis. 


DATE:  March 9th, 2020

TIME: 7:30am-4:30pm 

LOCATION: Boxboro Regency Hotel 

ADRESS: 242 Adams Pl, Boxborough, MA 01719

Additional Information

We hope to make the conference experience as seamless as possible. See logistical details below. Contact us at with any questions.


MEALS: Lunch and continental breakfast are included in the full registration fee.  Lunch buffet will include hot roast turkey, salad bar, specialty side salads, soup, breads, dessert, and more. We are sorry but we are unable to accommodate special dietary requests.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Rooms have been reserved at the Boxboro Regency at special conference rates. Single or Double: $105 (call for other rates). Reservations must be made by Feb. 16 to receive the Conference rate. Contact the hotel at: 1-978-263-8701 and mention NMC.

SCHOLARSHIPS: We have a small amount of funds available for partial scholarships. Please contact us for an application.  

NURSING ROOM: A room will be available for those who need a quiet place to pump, nurse or change a diaper. Quiet, breastfed babies in arms may remain with their mothers in the meeting rooms.

EXHIBITS: Many exhibits of interest to lactation professionals and others will be available.

CONFERENCE SYLLABUS: The syllabus will be available in electronic format approximately one week before the conference. This will allow time for those who prefer a paper copy to print one out to bring. Instructions for downloading will be emailed to each registrant, so be sure we have an email address that is checked regularly.

*DEADLINES AND REFUNDS:  REFUND POLICY: Registration fee will be refunded in full if you notify the Registrar by Feb.17. Doulas and midwives who are called to a birth may request a partial refund  (conference fee minus $60) if they contact the registrar at by March 10 - or they may notify us that they are  sending a substitute. No refunds of any amount will be given after March 10.