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Breastfeeding in Public: This Discomfort Matters

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Royal Brompton Hospital

Sydney Street

Seminar Room

London

SW3 6NP

United Kingdom

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Lisa Creagh and Lucila Newell look at the cultural barriers to public breastfeeding and asks the question: “What role can art, the medical profession and and architecture play in overcoming cultural barriers to breastfeeding?”

Artist, Mothers, Health Professionals, architects and public policy makers interested in the issue of encouraging and supporting breastfeeding are invited to attend this workshop. Lunch will be included.

Outline:

We will kickstart the session with an informal discussion of the issues around breastfeeding in public.

Introductory conversation between Lisa Creagh and Lucila Newell

- What are the ideas behind the Holding Time Project?

- How the Parlour came about - it's aims and objectives.

Discussion:

- Have you breastfed in public? If so, how did it feel?

- If you are a professional, what are your experiences of supporting women through the journey to publicly breastfeeding?

(Break for lunch)

Performance

Summary of the morning. New discussion:

- If we would think/dream aloud: What would our ideal places/spaces for breastfeeding look like? How could we make the city more breastfeeding friendly?

Short presentation

(break)

Conclusion: what have we learned?

http://www.the-parlour.org/breastfeeding_in_public_discomfort_matters

https://www.the-parlour.org/taking_our_time

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Royal Brompton Hospital

Sydney Street

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London

SW3 6NP

United Kingdom

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