• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.

TheresaNesbitt-headshot-212North Georgia “Breastmilk is Brain Juice” will be presented by Theresa Nesbitt, MD at the 12th Annual Breastfeeding Conference on Wednesday, March 29th. The Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition, in collaboration with Hamilton Medical Center, is sponsoring the breastfeeding conference at the Dalton Convention Center at 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road in Dalton, Georgia. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:15 AM and the conference ends at 4:30 PM.

Dr. Nesbitt is an obstetrician-gynecologist, with special training in maternal fetal medicine. She promotes health and wellness for women, especially mothers, and she focuses on movement, nutrition and other practices to promote lifelong wellness.

One of Nesbitt’s primary goals is helping people build healthy brains at any time of life; therefore, she now shares her knowledge and experience through workshops, public speaking and publications through her company, BrainChangingTM LLC.

Pre-registration for the breastfeeding conference is online at nwgabfcoalition.com/events/nwgbf-coalition-2017-conference. The early registration cost is $115 if completed by March 5th, and after March 5th, registration is $130. Registration includes breakfast, lunch and a tote bag.


Online pre-registration is preferable. Walk-in registration on the day of the conference is $150 with no guarantee of available conference materials.

Attendees of the breastfeeding conference will include physicians, nurses, lactation consultants, dietitians, certified nurse midwives, La Leche League leaders, WIC staff, breastfeeding peer counselors, nutritionists, nurse practitioners and others who work with breastfeeding mothers.northwest georgia breastfeeding coalition medium1-4web

Education credits will be provided. Information about these credits is available at nwgabfcoalition.com/nwgbf-coalition-2017-conference.

There will be many exhibits and sponsors at the conference for the benefit    of participants.


For more information about the “Breastmilk is Brain Juice” Breastfeeding Conference, log onto the Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition website at nwgabfcoalition.com/nwgbf-coalition-2017-conference or call (706) 260-1384.


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