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Early 2017 conference

Celebrating breastfeeding

March - May, 2017

Our 10th online breastfeeding conference

More Rock Stars of Lactation™ presented at our tenth conference, Celebrating breastfeeding. This was held online during March – May 2017 and had participants from 55 countries. The conference is now closed and the presentations are no longer available. You can still read the topic introductions and more background about the speakers. Thank you for your interest!

Birth consequences: the impact of fentanyl epidurals during the first hour after birth

Kajsa Brimdyr, PhD, CLC - Read more

Facilitating skin-to-skin contact after caesareans

Jeni Stevens, RN, RM, IBCLC - Read more

Birth weight, bilirubin and blood sugar: what do the numbers mean for normal newborn care?

Jennifer Thomas, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP - Read more

Understanding and supporting early postpartum maternal health needs

Kristin Tully, PhD - Read more

Hospital breastfeeding and the need to include paediatrics

Helen Calvert, BA(Hons) - Read more

Breastfeeding and medication: why are drugs seen as a barrier to ongoing breastfeeding?

Wendy Jones, PhD, MRPharmS - Read more

Breastfeeding management and medical ethical issues

Khalid Iqbal, MD, IBCLC - Read more

Hands on examination and assessment of the lactating breast

Bryna Sampey, IBCLC - Read more

Breastfeeding strategies for tongue-tied babies

Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC - Read more

So “big” and still breastfed?

Alenka Benedik, IBCLC - Read more

Cultural challenges of breastfeeding and sleep

Cecilia Tomori, PhD, MA - Read more

Using the evidence to support breastfeeding in the face of HIV

Pamela Morrison, IBCLC - Read more

Climate change and the sustainability of breastfeeding

Carol Bartle, RN, RM, IBCLC, PGDip (Child Advocacy), MHSc - Read more

Spotlight on infant formula: why action to tackle the harmful practices of companies is needed

Alison McFadden, PhD, RM, ADM, Cert Ed - Read more

Cybernetic communication: media, ethical concerns, and guidance for lactation specialists

Lourdes Santaballa, BA(Hons), MS, IBCLC - Read more

Using galactagogues for lactation support—a review of evidence and health provider perspectives

Alessandra Bazzano, PhD, MPH - Read more

A place at the bedside: NICU families on the NICU team

Naomi Bar-Yam, ACSW, PhD - Read more

Does attachment matter? The health impact of bonding to brain development and the epigenome

Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, BSc, CLE, CLD, CCCE, CPPI - Read more

Supporting mothers who experience breastfeeding / nursing aversion and agitation (BAA)

Zainab Yate, BSc, MSc - Read more

Nurses’ experience of the work of breastfeeding support on the night shift

Jane Grassley, PhD, RN, IBCLC - Read more