The Breastfeeding Network Conference & AGM 2019

When: 12th October 2019
Venue: Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ
Cost: Early bird tickets (until 31 Aug): £15-£40 + booking free (cost dependent on role and membership)

9am-5pm, with AGM (for BfN members only) starting at 4.15pm. Speakers include:

  • Prof. Vivette Glover, Perinatal Psychobiology, Imperial College London, Anxiety & Depression in pregnancy, breastfeeding and the effects on the child

  • Ruth Dennison, Doula & Director of 1-2-1 Doula & Breastfeeding Support Ltd, Supporting black women who breastfeed

  • Dr Natalie Shenker, Co-founder Human Milk Foundation, What's in human milk? Why does it matter?

  • Prof. Amy Brown, Professor Health, Policy & Social Sciences, Swansea University, Breastfeeding & maternal mental health

  • Prof. Sally Kendall, Community Nursing & Public Health, University of Kent, Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly study

AIMS is hoping to have a stand here.

Conference Costs

- Current registered BfN Member £15 early bird price (to rise to £20 after 31st August)
- Other Volunteer Peer Supporter (offering support to women for free) £35 (to rise to £40 after 31st August) and Friends of BfN/Drugs in Breastmilk
- Health Professional/Doula/Lactation Consultant etc. (receiving payment in their role) £40 early bird price (to rise to £50 after 31st August)

Ticket price includes lunch & all refreshments.

For more information and to book tickets, please visit

Please note there is also a networking event running the day before:

Networking Event - Friday 11th October, 7pm - 9pm

Following on from the successful event last year, another networking and social event will take place at The Parcel Yard in Kings Cross Station This offers the ideal opportunity to catch up and grab a bite to eat with others attending the Conference the following day.

Tickets for this event are priced at £15 per person, this includes food & soft drinks. Numbers are limited, so sign up quickly in order to avoid disappointment!

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