Barbara Wilson-Clay has been assisting breastfeeding families since 1981.  She became IBCLC in 1987 and became a Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association in 2008. She maintained a private practice for many years in Austin Texas, was vice president of the Board of Directors of the Mothers Milk Bank at Austin, served on the legislative lobbying team with Healthy Mothers-Healthy Babies, Austin and was a member of the Board of Directors for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, 1997-1999.  She is coauthor of The Breastfeeding Atlas, (now in its 6 edition) and has authored numerous articles in peer reviewed journals.  She has lectured throughout the world at various breastfeeding conferences.

Diana West is an IBCLC in New Jersey, a La Leche League Leader and director of Media Relations for La Leche League International.  She is the co-author of Sweet Sleep, the 8th edition of the Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, Breastfeeding after Breast and Nipple Procedures and ILCA’s Clinician’s Breastfeeding Triage Tool.  She is author of Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction Surgery.  She serves as administrator of the BFAR.org and LowMilkSupply.org websites, while lecturing extensively throughout the US, Canada and UK.


From Hospital to Home:  Helping Breastfeeding Moms and Babies

        7:30-8:00       Registration and breakfast

        8:00-9:30       Making More Milk – Diana West

        9:30-9:45       Break and Snack

        9:45-10:45      How Language Effects BF Outcomes
                              (The effect of healthcare worker’s language on new moms)– Barbara Wilson-Clay

        10:45-11:45     Why is Baby Sleepy (and what to do about it)  - Barbara Wilson-Clay

        11:45-1:00      Lunch and Recognition

        1:00-2:30       Sweet Sleep – BedSharing for Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies – Diana West

        2:30-2:45       Break and Snack

        2:45-3:45       Who Needs the Most BF Help  (Improving patient care and protecting breastfeeding)
                                – Barbara Wilson-Clay


       3:45-4:00       Question and Answers/Evaluation


Please note:  if you use a credit card for the registration fee it will appear on your statement  as WPYDABA.  Please make of note of this in your records so you will remember what the charge is for. 

Scholarships for the Summer Seminar fee are available on a limited basis.  Contact Judy Eastburn (JEastburn@Grandecom.net) for more information.

Be sure to park in the parking lot E – the parking passes provided will work only for parking lot E.

The building E is on the back side of Medical City Dallas – follow the signs to building E.  The seminar is in City Hall which is on the second floor –

For information or assistance contact: JEastburn@Grandecom.net



Medical City Dallas is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Dallas Area Breastfeeding Alliance

Hotels in the Medical City Dallas Area
These are all within about 1/2 mile of the hospital

Hyatt Place Dallas - Park Central
12411 North Central Expressway, Dallas    


Westin Park Central
12720 Merit Drive, Dallas   


Residence Inn by Marriott
7642 LBJ Freeway,  Dallas   


Seventh Annual Summer Seminar & Luncheon


Monday, August 7, 2017

07:30 am-4:00 pm

Featured Speakers are

Barbara Wilson-Clay BS, IBCLC, FILCA


Diana West BA, IBCLC


Medical City Dallas Hospital

7777 Forest Lane Building E

2nd Floor, City Hall Room

Dallas , Texas 75230





This seminar is for obstetric and pediatric hospital and office nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, lactation consultants, physicians, breastfeeding counselors, WIC peer counselors, midwives, doulas and other professionals who assist the breastfeeding family.



​Medical City Dallas Hospital provides complimentary conference center and parking.

Seminar Co-Providership: Medical City Dallas Hospital and Dallas Area Breastfeeding Alliance


Summer Seminar is in Building E, which is on the back side of Medical City, second floor in the City Hall Auditorium.

Park in the parking Lot E. 

The parking voucher is valid for Lot E only, and will be provided to all participants.​

​CNEs and CERPs application pending.

​CNEs are available only for full day attendance.​  No partial day CNEs will be provided.

​Partial day CERPs are available