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Dr. Neifert is one of the best women motivational speakers for your conference or event, with impressive professional credentials, powerful content, and eloquent delivery. She is an ideal keynote speaker for professional organizations, health-related associations, hospitals, faith-based groups, civic organizations, and community events. Dr. Neifert is both a compelling speaker on life balance, as well as a nationally recognized parenting and breastfeeding expert. She has extensive media experience and graciously cooperates in granting pre-conference or onsite media interviews to promote your program. Meeting planners for hospital events can take advantage of Dr. Neifert’s medical expertise in breastfeeding by offering a CME program for physicians and staff, in addition to utilizing Dr. Mom for a community event. Those who have worked with Dr. Neifert uniformly attest to her genuine warmth, professionalism, charisma, ability to engage an audience, dynamic presentation style, and the quality of her content – generously laced with humor and personal stories.

Each presentation is adapted to suit the meeting planner’s desired format, ranging from a 1-hour keynote to a full-day seminar or workshop. Program abstracts, learning objectives, handouts, and a bibliography are provided in a timely manner. A fee schedule is available upon request, and fees are negotiable for non-profits and special circumstances.

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Bio for Life Balance Talks  | Marianne Neifert, MD, MTS, FAAP

professional keynote speaker parentingMarianne Neifert, MD, MTS, better known as Dr. Mom®, is a well known pediatrician, dynamic professional speaker, author, magazine contributor, mother of five adult children, and grandmother of seven. A recovering “Superwoman,” who gave birth to five children in seven years while completing her medical training, Dr. Mom is eminently equipped to offer sage advice about the universal quest to balance one’s personal and professional lives.

Dr. Neifert is a graduate of University of Hawaii and University of Colorado School of Medicine and holds a Master of Theological Studies from Iliff (pronounced Eye-liff) School of Theology in Denver. Dr. Neifert is a clinical professor of pediatrics at University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and the Co-Founder and long-time Medical Consultant to The Lactation Program in Denver, one of the very first community breastfeeding centers in the United States (1985-2009). She has authored Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding and four other parenting books, as well as hundreds of magazine articles and columns on children’s health and behavior. She has been a guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America The Early Show, 20/20, CNN, and other national television programs.

A knowledgeable, compassionate, and gifted communicator, Dr. Mom shares hard-earned insights that resonate with anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by the pressures of a hectic and fast-paced lifestyle. She imparts affirming, funny, and poignant lessons on balancing today’s multitude of competing priorities. Dr. Mom’s life-transforming message is guaranteed to inform, inspire, entertain, and motivate.

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Bio for Parenting Talks | Marianne Neifert, MD, MTS, FAAP

professional keynote speaker work life balanceMarianne Neifert, MD, MTS, better known as Dr. Mom®, is a renowned pediatrician, dynamic professional speaker, author of parenting books, magazine contributor, mother of five adult children – all born during her medical training – and grandmother of seven. She is a clinical professor of pediatrics at University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and the Co-Founder and long-time Medical Consultant to The Lactation Program in Denver, one of the very first community breastfeeding centers in the United States (1985-2009). With the perspective of a pediatrician and the accumulated wisdom of decades of parenting experience, Dr. Mom has authored five child-rearing books, including Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding, and hundreds of magazine articles on children’s health and behavior. Dr. Neifert currently is a contributor for ParentLife Magazine. For millions of parents, the name “Dr. Mom” is synonymous with practical and empowering advice, laced with empathic support and reassurance.

Dr. Mom has captivated audiences in 48 states and internationally. She has given hundreds of radio interviews and been a guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America The Early Show, 20/20, CNN, and other national television programs. Dr. Neifert effectively combines her professional training, personal experience, and practical wisdom to offer commonsense advice on issues impacting today’s generation of children and the parents who must prepare them to thrive in a changing world.

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Bio for Breastfeeding Presentations | Marianne Neifert, MD, MTS, FAAP

professional keynote speaker breastfeedingMarianne Neifert, MD, MTS, better known as Dr. Mom®, is a well known pediatrician, nationally recognized expert in lactation management, and the Co-Founder and long-time Medical Consultant to The Lactation Program in Denver, one of the very first community breastfeeding centers in the United States, (1985-2009). Dr. Neifert graduated from University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed her residency training at University of Colorado Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and clinical professor of pediatrics at University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. A long-time leader in the field of breastfeeding medicine, Dr. Neifert is a founding member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, co-founder of the Denver Mothers’ Milk Bank and the Human Milk Banking Association of North America, member of the Health Advisory Council of La Leche League, International, founding member and past Chairperson of the Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition, and founder and permanent moderator of the decades-long Colorado Lactation Journal Club. She served on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force on Breastfeeding (now the AAP Section on Breastfeeding), and is a Colorado AAP Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinator. Dr. Neifert has published numerous articles in the medical literature on the topic of breastfeeding and lactation management and is the author of Great Expectations: The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding, and other parenting books. In addition, she has written hundreds of magazine articles on children’s health and behavior and been a guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, 20/20, CNN, and other national television programs. Dr. Neifert has addressed audiences in 48 states and internationally, and has given more than 100 media interviews on breastfeeding. She has given presentations on behalf of health departments and WIC programs nationwide, and is a past recipient of the National WIC Association “Friend of WIC Award.”

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Bio for Spirituality Talks | Marianne Neifert, MD, MTS, FAAP

professional keynote speaker spiritualityMarianne Neifert, MD, MTS, better known as Dr. Mom®, is a dynamic Christian woman, a well known pediatrician, professional speaker, author of parenting books and magazine articles, mother of five adult children, and grandmother of seven. Dr. Neifert earned her M.D. from University of Colorado School of Medicine and holds a Master of Theological Studies from Iliff (pronounced Eye-liff) School of Theology, a Methodist Seminary in Denver. She has authored five parenting books, including Dr. Mom’s Prescription for Preschoolers, written with a Christian perspective and published by Zondervan. She has contributed hundreds of articles to various magazines and currently is a contributor for ParentLife Magazine, published by LifeWay Christian Resources. As a mature Christian national parenting expert, as well as a motivational speaker on life balance issues, Dr. Mom brings a Biblical perspective to diverse parenting and personal growth topics, including the widespread dilemma of female role overload.

Dr. Neifert has extensive experience developing and teaching adult Sunday School series, and has been a keynote or workshop speaker for numerous church organizations, women’s ministries, women’s retreats, faith-based schools and parenting groups. A recovering “Superwoman,” who is convinced that God cares deeply about the unique stressors on contemporary women, Dr. Mom offers Biblically-based, practical and empowering messages of hope and inspiration to Christian women “who do too much.” She has been a guest on countless radio shows and numerous national television programs and has addressed audiences in 48 states and internationally. Dr. Mom’s life-transforming messages are guaranteed to inform, entertain, convict and inspire.

Contact Dr. Mom at (303) 841-0205 if you are looking for speakers on Life Balance and Personal Growth, Breastfeeding, Parenting, or Christian Spirituality.

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