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The Breastfeeding Network Annual Conference 2021

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Virtual conference 2021

About this event

The BfN Annual Conference is an exciting and informative event for our volunteers, parents, families and health professionals with an interest in breastfeeding and related topics. 

Given the continuing uncertainty about travel and face to face events, we have decided to build on the success of last year and hold our annual conference online again in 2021.

Speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Dr. Ernestine Gheyoh Ndzi - Shared parental leave
  • Smita Hanciles - Breastfeeding, peer support and perinatal mental health
  • Dr. Wendy Jones - Breastfeeding research/ evidence / covid-19 challenges / anaesthetics
  • Zainab Yate - "Help! Breastfeeding makes me feel Bad, Sad or Mad’
  • BRAP - (Speaker and topic tbc)
  • AJ Silver, The Queer Birth Club - topic tbc

The conference will start around 11am following the AGM but this will be confirmed.

Conference Costs

  • Current registered BfN members and staff - £15, plus booking fee
  • Other volunteer peer supporter, including ABM volunteers - £15, plus booking fee
  • Friend of BfN/Friend of DIBM - £20, plus booking fee (subscription costs £20 or £25 respectively and can be purchased here)
  • HCP/Doula/Lactation Consultant (paid roles) - £50, plus booking fee

Not able to make it on the day?

If you are not able to join us live on the 2nd October there will be an option to watch after the event. Please register as normal and you will be sent more information closer to the time.

Accessibility and online access

The main presentations of the annual conference will have subtitles.

If you would like to talk to us about how we might be able to support you in any other way to access the conference please email centralsupport@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk or call 08444 120 995.

If there are any other queries about the annual conference please contact agm@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

FAQs

What's the refund policy?

If you book a place and are unable to attend, refunds will only be made up to 7 days before the event in accordance with our Booking Policy, for full details please visit the Breastfeeding Network website https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/ 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you require further information about our conference and AGM, please contact agm@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk 

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Any information you provide when booking a ticket for this event will only be used in relation to our annual conference and will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy

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Organiser The Breastfeeding Network

Organiser of The Breastfeeding Network Annual Conference 2021

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.
 
It aims to:
 
  • Promote breastfeeding and a greater understanding of breastfeeding in the United Kingdom.
  • Collect and disseminate information on breastfeeding and baby and infant nutrition.
  • Provide information and support to parents on the feeding of babies and infants.
  • Set and encourage the acceptance of quality standards for breastfeeding support.
  • Establish and publish codes of practice for such support.
 
We do not accept funding from sources which have a commercial interest in infant feeding. For example, we will not accept sponsorship from manufacturers or distributors of breastmilk substitutes, feeding bottles, teats or dummies.
 
The Breastfeeding Network is a registered Scottish Charity (SC027007). The Breastfeeding Network is a Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in Scotland Company No. 330639 Registered office Whitelaw Wells, 9 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6AT

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