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Early 2018 conference

Diversity, culture
and infant feeding

Online: March - May, 2018

Our 12th online breastfeeding conference


Diversity, culture and infant feeding, our 12th online breastfeeding conference in English covered topics such as culturally-sensitive lactation support, tongue tie, taking a history, ethics of infant feeding decisions, breastfeeding the late pre-term, D-MER, exclusive pumping, BFHI, social experiences of breastfeeding and more!


Culturally-sensitive lactation support: serving global families

Anjelica Malone, CLEC - Read more

Language, lactation and the LGBTQI community

Alice Farrow, BSc, Cert PPH, IBCLC - Read more

Techniques for supporting parents with breastfeeding aversion, past trauma, and gender dysphoria

Anna Brauch, BA, CBS - Read more

Breastfeeding and body mods: where body art and breastfeeding collide

Robyn Roche-Paull, BSN, RNC-MNN, IBCLC - Read more

Meet them where they're at: supporting pumping and bottle-feeding

Tiffany Gallagher, BA, IBCLC, RLC - Read more

Ethics, culture and lactation: essential concepts and principles for lactation specialists

Cynthia Good, MS, IBCLC, RLC, CATSM - Read more

Banking on milk: an ethnography of donor human milk banking

Tanya Cassidy, PhD, AM, MA, BA - Read more

Social experiences of breastfeeding: building bridges between research, practice and policy through running an ESRC-funded seminar series in the UK
Using liminality and stigma to think about mothers’ experiences of long-term breastfeeding

Sally Dowling, PhD, MPH, MFPH, MA, BA, RMN, PG Cert (TLHE) - Read more

Exploring the potential of cash transfers in areas with low breastfeeding rates

Clare Relton, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons) - Read more

Baby Friendly Health Initiative - a complex initiative. What we can learn from other countries

Anahita Esbati, RM, MMID - Read more

Where there is no IBCLC

Doreen Mazakpwe-Ssemujju, MBChB(MUK) - Read more

Baby Café model: opening the doors to increase breastfeeding duration

Christine Staricka, BS, IBCLC, RLC, CCE - Read more

Taking a history in a breastfeeding consultation: it’s not a checklist!

Lisa H Amir, MBBS, MMed, PhD, IBCLC, FABM, FILCA - Read more

Herbs and breastfeeding - what IBCLCs need to know

Sara-Chana Silverstein, IBCLC, AHG (RH) - Read more

Tongue tie, Ireland and breastfeeding

Nicola O’Byrne, RN, IBCLC - Read more

Identifying and addressing breastfeeding challenges for late pre-term infants

Sandra Cole, RNC, IBCLC - Read more

Dysphoric milk ejection reflex and the breastfeeding mother

Alia Macrina Heise, IBCLC, CLE, CPD - Read more

Supporting incarcerated women to breastfeed: fragilities, strengths, care, commitment and strategies

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

Supporting female factory workers to breastfeed exclusively

Rukhsana Haider, MBBS, PhD, MSc, IBCLC - Read more

Baby consciousness and breastfeeding

Mieke Saras, RN Obgyn, IBCLC, Doula, Sensitherapist - Read more