About the Speaker

Bonnie Holt Logsdon (she/her) is a Registered Dietitian (RD), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Lactation Educator™ (CLE©) through CAPPA, a DONA trained birth doula, and parent with over 20 years of experience in community-based nutrition and lactation practice, professional speaking and training. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Western Kentucky University.

Through her private practice in the Louisville, KY area, Bonnie has educated hundreds of parents and families during the prenatal and postpartum period on topics surrounding nutrition and lactation. She facilitates new parent groups and coordinates parent retreats and classes as well.

In addition to her private practice, Bonnie is a current board member of the HMBANA-accredited human milk bank – The Milk Bank, a member of the Healthy Babies
Louisville Coalition, and served on the board of the Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition as President.

In addition to her private practice, Bonnie is a current board member of the HMBANA-accredited human milk bank – The Milk Bank, and served on the board of the Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition as President.

In her free time, Bonnie spends time with her husband and their 9-year-old and they enjoy time outdoors, traveling, and cooking.

Recent speaking engagements include:

  • Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition: February 6, 2024
  • Veterans Affairs Lactation Support Community of Practice (2024)
  • Endeavor Health Cradle Talk (2024)
  • Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (2023)
  • Babies In Common (2023)
  • GOLD Conference (2023)
  • Edwardsville Regional Breastfeeding Taskforce Conference (2022)
  • Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition (KLIC)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN)
  • Baptist Health
  • Columbia University
  • The Milk Bank
  • CAPPA Networking Conference

Upcoming Speaker Engagements:

  • Texas WIC Association Conference: August 2024
  • Appalachian Breastfeeding Network: Sept 24, 2024

Experience & Qualifications: Registered Dietitian (RD), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Lactation Educator™ (CLE©) through CAPPA and a DONA trained birth doula with over twenty years of experience in community-based practice. Small business owner of Bonnie Knows Breast. Bonnie received her Bachelor of Science, Dietetics degree from Western Kentucky University.

Affiliations: Out Care, United States Lactation Consultant Association, Kentucky Lactation Improvement Coalition, Healthy Babies Louisville Coalition, ASDAH (Association for
Size, Diversity and Health), member of CAPPA

Official Bio for Brochure

Bonnie Holt Logsdon (she/her) is a Registered Dietitian (RD), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Lactation Educator™ (CLE©) through CAPPA, a DONA trained birth doula, and parent with over 20 years of experience in community-based nutrition and lactation practice, professional speaking and training. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Western Kentucky University.

Through her private practice in the Louisville, KY area, Bonnie has educated hundreds of parents and families during the prenatal and postpartum period on topics surrounding nutrition and lactation. She facilitates new parent groups and coordinates parent retreats and classes as well.

In addition to her private practice, Bonnie is a current board member of the HMBANA-accredited human milk bank – The Milk Bank, and served on the board of the Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition as President.

In her lactation practice, Bonnie is committed to giving personalized, affirming care to each family and individual she works with. Her promise and #1 priority is to provide support in a compassionate, non-judgmental way to meet families where they are and help them meet their chest/breastfeeding or nutrition goals.

In her free time, Bonnie spends time with her husband and their 9-year-old and they enjoy time outdoors, traveling, and cooking.

Bio for Introduction

Bonnie Holt Logsdon (she/her) is a Registered Dietitian (RD), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Lactation Educator™ (CLE©) through CAPPA, a DONA trained birth doula, and parent with over 20 years of experience in community-based nutrition and lactation practice, professional speaking and training. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Western Kentucky University.

Through her private practice in the Louisville, KY area, Bonnie has educated hundreds of parents and families during the prenatal and postpartum period on topics surrounding nutrition and lactation. She facilitates new parent groups and coordinates parent retreats and classes as well.

In addition to her private practice, Bonnie is a current board member of the HMBANA-accredited human milk bank – The Milk Bank, and served on the board of the Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition as President.

In her lactation practice, Bonnie is committed to giving personalized, affirming care to each family and individual she works with. Her promise and #1 priority is to provide support in a compassionate, non-judgmental way to meet families where they are and help them meet their chest/breastfeeding or nutrition goals.

In her free time, Bonnie spends time with her husband and their 9-year-old and they enjoy time outdoors, traveling, and cooking.




Presentations

Fat Phobia and Lactation: How to Provide Safe & Inclusive Counseling around Health, Weight and Breastfeeding

Time-frame:
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Presentation Objectives:

  • Define the concept of diet culture and its impact on early postpartum
  • List 3 myths surrounding weight and lactation
  • List 3 resources available to learn more about size inclusivity
  • Recognize medical treatment related biases based on weight, size, and body type and how they can potentially cause harm to the patient

Supporting Pumping Parents- Pump Selection & Flange Fit Matter

Time-frame: 90 minutes
CERP:
Title: Supporting Pumping Parents- Pump Selection & Flange Fit Matter
Objective: It seems lately that a new breast pump hits the market daily. What pumps are now available, what decisions are parents making when choosing a pump, how do you do a flange fit, what pump parts and pieces are available for parents and how can we as IBCLCs help them navigate it all?
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • Name 3 common pumps on the market and their features and benefits
  • Understand typical reasons why parents choose to pump and how they manage milk supply
  • List the sizes of flanges available
  • Learn how to properly perform a flange fit
  • Troubleshoot pumping concerns

Starting Solids: How and when to start solid foods with baby

Time-frame: 90 minutes
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Description and Objectives:

This presentation offers guidance about when to start babies with solid foods, what to offer them, how to serve it, and important nutrition, allergy, and safety information. After this presentation, parents will be able to:

  • Recognize signs of developmental readiness
  • Understand baby-led weaning vs. purees
  • Have questions answered about food allergies
  • Recognize choking hazards and food safety
  • Know what food to offer and how to serve it

How to Use a Breastpump: Taking the intimidation out of pumping

Time-frame: 60 minutes
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Description and Objectives:

This presentation addresses all the planning and anxiety around using a breastpump and being away from baby, whether due to returning to work, school, traveling, or any other reason. Topics covered include:

  • Learn about different types of breastpumps
  • Find out what pump parts are needed
  • Learn how to clean and care for breastpumps and parts
  • Make a pumping schedule and plan for going back to work
  • Information for daycare and caregivers

Breastfeeding Basics: What to expect and how to make it memorable

Time-frame: 90 minutes
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Description and Objectives:

This introduction to all things breast/chestfeeding equips new parents with the knowledge they need to successfully meet their breast/chestfeeding goals. Topics covered include:

  • How the body makes milk
  • How to achieve a comfortable pain-free latch
  • How to hold and position the baby at the breast
  • Myths about breast/chestfeeding
  • Creating a plan for when the baby arrives
  • How can partners support the breast/chestfeeding journey

Medications & Human Milk

Time-frame: 60 minutes
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Description and Objectives:

This presentation focuses the composition of human milk, benefits of human milk, contraindications to chest/breastfeeding, and risks associated with medication. Through this presentation, professionals will be able to:

  • Identify commonly prescribed medications and whether they are compatible with breastfeeding
  • Understand how medications are metabolized and transfer to human milk

Breastfeeding & the Role of the Health Professional

Time-frame: 120 minutes
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Description and Objectives:

This presentation shares the importance of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLSc) and their role in relation to parents, babies, and other medical professionals. Through this presentation, professionals will be able to:

  • Identify reasons to refer to an IBCLC
  • Name at least three resources for support of lactation
  • Identify ways to improve breastfeeding outcomes

Language of Lactation

Time-frame: 60 minutes
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Description and Objectives:

This presentation focuses on connecting and building trust between the patient and professional. Through this presentation, professionals will:

  • Understand 4 learning styles people use to retain a new language 
  • Name 3 communication techniques that foster connection with the patient/client 
  • Define various lactation related terminology
  • Learn 3 strategies to effectively communicate a lactation care plan to your client

Bonnie Logsdon


Country: USA
Phone number: 270-202-9545
Email: hello@bonnieknowsbreast.com
Site: https://bonnieknowsbreast.com/
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