Starting Off Well 2019: Infant Feeding and Maternal Wellbeing, Plymouth Guildhall, Tuesday, 12. March 2019

Infant Feeding and Maternal Wellbeing

9.00-9.30: Welcome and registration
9.30-10.30: Dr Suzanne Colson, BA RM RN MSc PhD Biological Nurturing
10.30-11.15: Professor Amy Brown, PhD Factors affecting early cessation of breastfeeding, and the impact of on maternal well-being
11.15-11.30: BREAK
11.30-12.30: Dr Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD IBCLC FAPA New Paradigm for depression in Breastfeeding Mothers
12.30-1.00: LUNCH
1.00-2.00: Fiona Lang-Sharpe, IBCLC RLC CLD CLE Right here, right now: Managing post-birth interventions with holistic care to improve breastfeeding outcomes
2.00-3.00: Lyndsey Hookway, BSc RNC HV IBCLCHow the misinterpretation of normal infant behaviour leads to premature cessation of breastfeeding
3.00-3.15: BREAK
3.15-4.15: Dr Kerstin Uvnas Moberg, MD PhD How oxytocin helps with breastfeeding
4.15-4.30: Q&A

A bit more about our speakers:
Dr. Suzanne Colson is a midwife and a nurse with more than 40 years' clinical experience supporting breastfeeding mothers in both hospital and community settings. Suzanne is the author of numerous articles, research papers, a book translated into 4 languages and three DVDs. She currently organises 5-day biological nurturing certification workshops and remains available for clinical consultation.
Professor Amy Brown is based in the Department of Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences at Swansea University in the UK where she leads the MSc in Child Public Health. Her primary focus is how we can shift our perception of breastfeeding as an individual mothering issue, to a wider public health responsibility, with consideration to how we can make societal changes to protect and encourage breastfeeding.
Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a health psychologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, specializing in women's-health research including breastfeeding, depression, trauma, and health psychology, and has won many awards for her work. 
Fiona Lang-Sharp was born in Scotland and educated in England and then moved to Canada when she was 19 years old. She has been studying maternal care since 1989, graduating with NAMCW (National Association of Maternal and Child Welfare) and continuing her education with DONA International Birth and Postpartum training and Gentle Birth Guardians. Fiona is a registered IBCLC (International Board Certification Lactation Consultant) and a RLC (Registered Lactation Consultant). Giving women a supportive and caring environment is her goal. 
Lyndsey Hookway is an experienced Paediatric Nurse, Health Visitor, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Holistic Sleep Coach and Birth Trauma Recovery Practitioner, with almost 20 years experience working with infants, children and families in hospitals, clinics, and the community. Lyndsey runs a busy practice offering one-to-one specialist breastfeeding, bottle feeding, sleep, eating, behaviour and parenting support to families in the UK and Internationally. Lyndsey is a published author and respected speaker, trainer and mentor.
Dr Kerstin Uvnäs Moberg is recognized as a world authority on oxytocin. Her research takes place at the famed Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, where she is Professor of Physiology. Dr. Uvnäs Moberg lectures widely in Europe and the United States. Her work has been influential in a variety of fields, including obstetrics, psychology, animal husbandry, physical therapy, pediatrics, and child development.

There are a number of limited stands are available at a small cost and please contact odph@ for further info.
If you would like to book a stand you can choose the "Stall Holder Ticket + Entry" ticket option. This will give you your entry to the event as well as reserve you one of the stands on the day.
Tickets are £20 per person to attend - £10 concessions for Students or Volunteers only (limited availability).  Payment can be accepted by card payment or by invoice. 
Ticket prices include lunch and refreshments.
We can accept cancellations up to 7 days before the event starts and full refund will be offered. After this time we are unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

Tuesday, 12. March 2019, Plymouth Guildhall, Starting Off Well 2019: Infant Feeding and Maternal Wellbeing

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