Welcome to this special edition of LLLGB for Healthcare Professionals, which is all about our Conference 2016.
Our 2016 Conference is on Friday 14th & Saturday 15th October 2016, at
The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU
The price for the whole event will be from £149 including all meals and accommodation!
Please contact [email protected] with any questions.
Full price list here.
Book by the 1st September for our discounted Early Bird rate.
CERPs – An application for Continuing Education Recognition Points will be submitted to the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
List of sessions here.
Healthcare Professional members of LLLGB can book at a discounted rate.
Join LLLGB here.
We have been welcoming Healthcare Professionals to LLLGB events for decades. In the past year we have hosted many world class international speakers including Michel Odent, Maureen Minchin and Diana West.
We would love to see lots of you at our conference this year as we celebrate 60 years of LLLI and 45 years of LLLGB.
Justine, a Postnatal Doula, has been to our last four annual events. She said “Listening to Diana West talking about normal infant sleep and how mothers and babies can safely sleep together, was a highlight for me at the last conference. It expanded my knowledge and confidence for talking with new mothers – I can’t wait to hear so many amazing, world-renowned speakers this year. I know I will come back inspired, informed and more confident to support new mothers in that intense postnatal time.”
Sleep and the breastfed baby
“In 2014, NICE published their guidance on co-sleeping and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).1 NICE downgraded the relationship between co-sleeping and SIDS from a ‘risk’ to an ‘association’. This significant change reflects the lack of clear evidence that co-sleeping causes SIDS….” Emilia Bertolo explores the research, read more
Supporting families with sleep
“Many families feel uneasy about sharing aspects of their parenting style with their Healthcare Professional, including their sleep arrangements. Others end up bed-sharing in a situation where it was unplanned but is the only response they can think of to soothe an upset baby and an exhausted mother. The ‘Safe Sleep 7’ leaflet offers a ‘research-based framework for discussions about nighttime safety and a way to evaluate the risk in each family’s situation.’…” read more
“Despite the challenges, the WHO report Born too soon sends a clear, positive message: many premature babies can be saved with feasible, cost-effective care solutions. The report contains proven solutions to provide the highest standard of care for these babies, and reduce their high rates of death and disability. One of its recommendations is Kangaroo Mother Care…” read more
Associate Professor Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist‘s main research focuses are: breastfeeding and feeding in neonatal intensive care, Kangaroo Mother Care, support of the parental role, and she has more than 40 publications in scientific journals. She is speaking at our Conference in October.