The 8th annual Breastfeeding Festival was held on
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017
in the Mayo Building at Salford Royal Hospital,
M6 8HD in Greater Manchester
We are currently making plans for the 2018 Breastfeeding Festival – would you like to join us? The Festival AGM will be held in Manchester on Sat 5th August,
please get in touch if you are interested in attending.
The Breastfeeding Festival is all about celebrating and promoting breastfeeding, aiming to increase breastfeeding rates and duration, as well as to inform and empower.
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members tickets are cheaper, and membership includes access to the members only website and all the resources. If you’d like to become a member, please click here.
DID YOU MISS THE 2017 FESTIVAL?
We had some brilliant speakers, including:
Dr Wendy Jones on Chronic Illness and Breastfeeding
Doula Zoe Walsh on Fighting the Cuts to Breastfeeding Support
Circle Steele, CEO of the Wai Yin Chinese Society on Breastfeeding in Chinese Culture
Researcher and Blogger Zainab Yate on Breastfeeding With Aversion and Agitation
Midwife Alison Leyland on Antenatal Colostrum Banking for Women with Diabetes
Consultant Paediatrician Dr Victoria Thomas on Normal Duration Breastfeeding
Midwife Jenny Clarke on Skin to Skin in All Birth Settings
and Dr Amy Brown on Why Fed is Not Best
If you would like to see the content of these talks, then join our members site for full access as well as news throughout the year and discounted tickets for next year’s festival
On both days there were stalls and information stands, a soft play, and activities, in addition to the speakers in the main room.
This is a whole-family event, not a conference, but it represents amazing value for money for health professionals looking for learning and CPD as well.