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Feeding the future

Online breastfeeding conference

Extended to June 20, 2021


Feeding the future, our 18th online breastfeeding conference in English, will cover a wide range of topics to inform and guide your clinical practice and to inspire and challenge your thinking about breastfeeding, nutrition and human lactation.

This conference’s topics include burnout and compassion fatigue in the health team, trauma informed care in lactation practice, counselling the breastfeeding mother, influence of maternal diet on breastmilk, hand expression to manage oversupply, the ethics of digital breastfeeding support, breastfeeding and millennials, Baby Led Weaning for lactation professionals and more! We have invited international speakers from the Australia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Russia, UK, USA and beyond. There is a whole world of breastfeeding and human lactation that we can all learn from!

The conference will contain 20+ hours of education. It will be available online from March 3 – June 20, 2021. Registration is open now.

iLactation also offers annual conferences in Spanish and Dutch.

Google breastfeeding: utilizing the humanistic learning theory and relationship-based care theory as a foundation for lactation support of the millennial mother

Molly Carrigg, RNC-MNN, IBCLC - Read more

Looking backwards to move forward: African American mothers and grandmothers intergenerational breastfeeding journeys

Mary Muse, MPH, CHES, IBCLC, RLC - Read more

The pattern of breastfeeding frequency, psychological stress and nutritional status to increase breastmilk volume and serum prolactin levels

Giyawati Yulilania Okinarum, MKeb (MMid) - Read more

Burnout, compassion fatigue and moral injury in members of the perinatal health team

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA - Read more

Baby led weaning: what the lactation professional should know

Meghan McMillin, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, IBCLC - Read more

Breastmilk storage and handling in home setting

Fayrouz Essawy, MD, IBCLC - Read more

Breastfeeding aversion: current and future research

Melissa Morns, BHSc, MPH - Read more

Updates on Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding: its cost and benefit implications

Andini Pramono, BSc, MPH, IBCLC - Read more

Impact of tongue ties: a collaborative approach

Ankita Shah, MDS, MFS - Read more

Hand expression and gentle manual techniques for stopping lactation and decreasing oversupply

Tatiana Kondrashova, IBCLC - Read more

Thinking outside the box: how to incorporate trauma informed care in lactation practice

Our digital world: the ethics of breastfeeding support through social media for Millennials

Stephanie Hutchinson, MBA, BS, IBCLC - Read more

What’s new in 2020-2021

Eatin’ at mom's - how the maternal diet influences breastmilk

Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM - Read more

Breastfeeding and hajj: protecting the warm chain of support

Ezura Madiana Md Monoto, MBBS, IBCLC and Nor Kamariah Mohamad Alwi, IBCLC - Read more

Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations

Jennifer Cashin, MPH, CLC - Read more

Labours of love - relactation experiences and outcomes

Lucy Ruddle, IBCLC - Read more

Neonatal hypoglycemia and hyperbilirubinemia in relation to breastfeeding

Jayant Shah, MD, DCH, IBCLC, IPPC - Read more

Breastfeeding beyond babyhood: how to support families

Meg Nagle, BAPSY, IBCLC - Read more

Storytelling for breastfeeding teaching

Angela Lober, PhD, RNC, IBCLC - Read more

Counselling a breastfeeding mother

Sarita Bhagwat, LCEH (Mumbai), IBCLC - Read more

Maternal mental health considerations and impacts on breastfeeding

Sayida Peprah, PsyD - Read more