Annual Conference 2016

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Thank you to everyone who attended our 2016 annual conference and made it a wonderful event

Speakers included:

  • Laura Abbott, University of Hertfordshire – Bonding, attachment and breastfeeding in prison
  • Dr Amy Brown, Associate Professor Child Public Health, Swansea University – Examining psychological, social and cultural barriers to responsive breastfeeding
  • Helen Crawley, First Steps Nutrition Trust –  The constituents of formula milk – busting the myths.
  • Dr Sanjeev Deshpande, Consultant Neonatologist, Shropshire Women & Children’s Centre – Hypoglcaemia and preventing unnecessary admissions to neonatal units    
  • Jane Dickens, Bradford District Care Trust – Parent Infant Relationship training
  • Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D, IBCLC – What’s New in Postpartum Depression Research: Recent Findings on Breastfeeding and Depression, Birth Interventions, and Preterm Birth and The Neuropsychological Effects of Sleep Training and Its Implications for Breastfeeding
  • Hollie McNish, poet – Nobody told me: Poetry & Parenthood
  • Dr Nigel Rollins, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health, WHO – The Lancet Breastfeeding Series and its Implications
  • Jacky Syme, South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT) Community Services –  Antenatal Conversations
  • Anne Woods, Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative – Achieving Sustainability

Poster presentations

The Abstract booklet 2016 provides more details of the posters featured in our exhibition this year.


Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative Annual Conference 2016: Full Programme