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Our 10th conference

Celebrating breastfeeding

March - May, 2017

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. Click on the speaker names for full details of speakers and abstracts of the presentations.

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