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Focus on Lactation: Updates for Today's Breastfeeding Professionals

Perth 19, Adelaide 21, Hobart 23, February 2018


Breastfeeding conferences is proud to present this one day seminar with Laurel Wilson. Laurel brings to us the latest evidence based information to help update professionals on practices, policies and the hot topics in lactation. She has a unique interest in epigenetics and the microbiome, marijuana and breastfeeding, the influence of the prenatal period and attachment on long-term development, breastmilk and brain development, milk expression research, community counseling skills, and the long term impact of skin to skin care and biological nurturing. Laurel believes in interesting, interactive, thought provoking and visually stimulating presentations. Laurel is an engaging speaker who brings together the science and heart of breastfeeding. 

Perth - Mon 19-Feb-2018, Adelaide - Wed 21-Feb-2018, - Fri 23-Feb-2018
08:00 AM Registrations – Tea Coffee Served
08:45 AM Introductions and Welcome
09:00 AM Using biology as a basis for best breastfeeding practice in early postpartum – skin to skin and laid back breastfeeding. - Laurel Wilson
10:00 AM Epigenetics and Breastfeeding - Laurel Wilson
11:00 AM Morning Tea
11:30 AM The Times Are A Changing: Discovering Strategies for Effective and Engaging Breastfeeding Education for Today’s Parents - Laurel Wilson
12:15 PM Can a Baby Be Allergic to Breastmilk? Lactose Intolerance, Allergies, Sensitivities and Galactosemia - Laurel Wilson
01:00 PM Lunch
02:00 PM Are You Really Listening? Using Mindfulness and Three Part Communication for Better Communication - Laurel Wilson
03:00 PM Afternoon Tea
03:15 PM Marijuana and Breastfeeding – The Potential Impact of Cannabis on Infant - Laurel Wilson
04:15 PM Close
SPEAKERS: Laurel Wilson
Laurel Wilson
Laurel Wilson

Laurel is an author, international speaker and pregnancy and lactation expert. She served as the Executive Director of Lactation Programs for CAPPA, the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association for 16 years and now is on the Senior Advisor Board. She is on the Board of Directors for the United States Breastfeeding Committee and also on the Advisory Board for InJoy Birth and Parenting. She owns MotherJourney, focusing on training perinatal professionals on integrative and holistic information regarding pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. She has her degree in Maternal Child Health: Lactation Consulting and is an internationally board certified lactation consultant. Wilson is the co-author of two books, The Attachment Pregnancy and The Greatest Pregnancy Ever and contributing author to Round the Circle: Doulas Talk About Themselves. She loves to blend today’s recent scientific findings with the mind/body/spirit wisdom.





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