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 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-breastfeeding-network-conference-agm-2019-tickets-58739935729?fbclid=IwAR1hVM-C6v6Zw8QA9dR3Gm_YMDvXzR4hPHFD7cOqDZgD6JSXeUJmhdcBSco

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 https://www.parcelyard.co.uk/. 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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