LLLGB’s 2018 conference will be on the 28th-29th September in the Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire.
Breastfeeding: The Next Generation
Join us for our two day conference with international guest speakers, Leader led sessions and workshops, and the opportunity to network with friends and colleagues.
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Confirmed speakers include:
MEG NAGLE (aka The Milk Meg) IBCLC , author, blogger and speaker. Her presentations will be “Common Challenges: baby led attachment, supplements, weaning from supplements” , “Breastfeeding Beyond Babyhood – why on earth” and “Social Media and Blogging”
NANCY MOHRBACHER, IBCLC , FILCA, author of ‘Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple’, ‘BAMS Pocket Guide’ , ‘Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple’ among others. Her presentations will be “The natural laws of breastfeeding”, “Working and breastfeeding made simple”, “Milk sharing”, “Breastfeeding in the digital age”, and “Low milk production”.
SALLY ETHERIDGE IBCLC, Sally’s focus is on the role of breastfeeding in wider society: mitigating poverty, health inequalities and social isolation, and creating strong communities of women from all walks of life. Her presentation will be on “Stress and infant feeding outcomes”.
HELEN GRAY LLL Leader, IBCLC, Joint Coordinator World Breastfeeding Trends initiative (WBTi), UK working group, Helen focuses on breastfeeding policy and strategy in the UK and planning for infant feeding in emergencies. Her presentation will be on “WHO Code Detectives: decoding the International Code”.
VICKY THOMAS Dr Vicky Thomas is a consultant paediatrician at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. A generalist at heart, she has a portfolio of interests including childhood nutrition, infant sleep, child protection, and supporting parents with normal baby behaviour. She sits on the scientific committee of the Lullaby Trust and works with a number of other voluntary organisations supporting families. Her sessions will be on “Obesity, overweight and breastfeeding: long term impacts for babies and parents” and “Towards a baby-friendly children’s hospital: the Great North Children’s Hospital experience”.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) code, Global Strategy, World Health Authority (WHA) resolutions prohibit individuals employed by infant feeding manufacturers from providing any breastfeeding education to mothers, La Leche League GB events may not be used to support such work.
Breastfeeding babies and toddlers who need to be with their mothers are welcome at La Leche League events.
Please email [email protected] with any questions.
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