The Breastfeeding Festival is all about celebrating and promoting breastfeeding, aiming to increase breastfeeding rates and duration, as well as to inform and empower.
On both days there were stalls and information stands, a soft play, and activities, in addition to the speakers in the main room.
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
Dr Amy Brown on Why Fed is Not Best