Nancy Mohrbacher in Israel – Conference Schedule


La Leche League Israel is pleased to invite you to its annual conference for breastfeeding professionals and the general public.

Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

Monday, September 12, 2016 – Sourasky Hall, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC and long-time La Leche League Leader, is author of Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple (BAMS), BAMS Pocket Guide Edition, & co-author of The Breastfeeding Answer Book, a research-based counseling guide that sold more than 130,000 copies internationally. Her books for parents include Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers, co-authored by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett; Breastfeeding Solutions: Quick Tips for the Most Common Nursing Challenges and its companion Breastfeeding Solutions smartphone app (2013), and Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple (2014). Nancy writes for many publications and speaks at events around the world. You can follow Nancy at

1st day of conference: Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center, Jerusalem*

Registration, exhibits 8:00-9:00
Greetings 9:00-9:15
Low Milk Production – Tools to Help the Mother at Various Stages 9:15-10:45
Break 10:45-11:00
Breastfeeding & Substance Use 11:00-11:30
Illnesses & Chronic Conditions in the Breastfeeding Infant 11:30-12:30
*In English – no translation available.

2nd day of conference: Monday, September 12, 2016 – Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer**

Registration, exhibits 8:00-9:00
Greetings 9:00-9:15
Breastfeeding in the First 36 Hours – Helping the Mother to Start on the Right Foot 9:15-10:30
Breast, Bottle & Childhood Obesity 10:30-11:30
Break 11:30-11:45
Transitioning to the Breast (after use of bottles, silicon nipples, etc.) 11:45-13:00
Light kosher lunch, exhibits. 13:00-13:45
Understanding Breastfeeding Behaviors 13:45-15:15
Closing 15:15-15:30
**In English – with option of simultaneous translation to Hebrew.

A wide variety of exhibits will feature products and books related to breastfeeding and parenting.

La Leche League members receive a 10% discount on purchases at the LLL Israel exhibit.

Space is limited (in Shaarei Tzedek 100 participants, in Sheba 300 participants)

Parking in Shaarei Tzedek and in Tel Hashomer: NIS 20/day.

Bus Transport from Savidor Train Station (Arlozorov) register by 4.9.2016 to guarantee your place

Departure from Savidor 8:00 DepartureTel HaShomer 15:45

Registration Fees (NIS)

LLL members via website Non-members
Two days – Shaarei Tzedek (8.9.16) and Sheba (12.9.16) 432 480
Shaarei Tzedek (8.9.16) only 162 180
Sheba (12.9.16) only 335 350

Become a member of La Leche League Israel or renew your membership – NIS 100.

Enjoy the discount on conference fees and purchases of La Leche League books.

Registration fees include CERPs (continuing education credit for lactation professionals)

For the conference day at Sheba only:

Earphones for simultaneous translation – NIS 20

Bus transport from Savidor Train Station – NIS 30


Until 31.7.16 – full refund less cancellation fee of NIS 20

Until 4.9.16 – 50% refund

After 4.9.16 – no refund

Registration and payment are on line via the web site until midnight on 5.9.16 (Payment by credit card or paypal only)

For mothers of babies:
Babies in slings/carriers and able to stay near their mothers are welcome. Please leave strollers at home because of lack of space. Sit near an exit in order to quickly remove a noisy baby.

Thank you!