Marianne Neifert

Marianne Neifert

Marianne 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. 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.

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God’s Model for Promoting Healthy Self-Esteem in Children

Ten Essentials for Effective Parents

Positive Discipline

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"Best intellectual laughs in a long time. The most energetic and motivating speaker I’ve heard in years. I was laughing so hard my eyes were watering."

--Pediatric Nursing Leadership Group, Denver Colorado


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