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Day 1 Friday 21 FEB 2020

8.00am
Registrations open - Tea/coffee served
8.30am
Opening address
8.45am
Caroline Homer - Stemming the tide of complexity in birth: Promoting positive births
9.45am
Meghan Azad - Breastfeeding, human milk composition and the infant gut microbiome: Implications for lifelong health
10.45am
Morning tea
11.15am
Wendy Ingman - Understanding the biology of lactation: Challenging old paradigms to improve breastfeeding outcomes
12.15am
Amanda Pauley - Lactation in the primary setting - Common presentations and issues
1.00pm
Lunch
2.00pm
Kathleen Kendall Tackett - Birth trauma: The causes and consequences of child birth related PTSD
3.00pm
Amanda Donnet - Broken bonds: When breastfeeding feels bad
3.45pm
Afternoon tea
4.00pm
Chris Sulfaro - Red Cross Blood Service Milk Banks
5.00pm
Close
7.00pm
Dinner - The Whalers Hotel, Corner Liebig and Timor Street Warrnambool (just across the road from the Lighthouse Theatre)

Day 2 Saturday 22 FEB 2020

9.00am
Luke Grzeskowiak - Use of domperidone to increase breast milk supply: Keeping abreast of current controversies and recommendations for clinical practice
9.45am
Amy Brown - Why do so many women find breastfeeding a challenge? Exploring biological, psychological, socio-cultural and political influences on breastfeeding
10.45am
Morning tea
11.15am
Meghan Azad - Breastfeeding, human milk composition and the developmental origins of asthma: New evidence and ongoing research in the CHILD Study
12.15pm
Hazel Keedle - Turning the tide for women planning a VBAC
1.00pm
Lunch
1.45pm
Amy Brown - Is he good? How messages around infant routines can damage breastfeeding
2.45pm
Kathleen Kendall Tackett - Cannabis, opioids and more: Substance use in the breastfeeding woman
3.45pm
Panel/Q&A
4.00pm
Close

Thursday Pre-Conference Welcome Reception

20 February 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Pre-Conference drinks at The Whalers Hotel and Special Guest Speaker: Sue Cox AM
"Unconditional love - What does that mean for families in the 21st century?"

Sue Cox was a breastfeeding counselor for nearly 40 years, a pioneer in lactation consultancy and a breastfeeding specialist for seven years and a lactation consultant for nearly 30 years. She is the wife of Harry, mother to Brian and Christine and doting Granma to Sam and Lucy. Sue learnt to be apparent by watching and listening to Brian and Christine as babies and is passionate about parents learning from their babies.

CERPs will be awarded for this presentation.

Friday night Social Dinner and get together.

21 February 2020 - 7:30pm at The Whalers Hotel

Enjoy an opportunity to socialise with other attendees and speakers while enjoying a refreshing drink and a tasty meal. This is a 'pay-as-you go event' you order what you want from the menu. There are no other charges but we do ask you to Book when Registering so we can organise tables for the evening.

Watch both days online - CERPS apply!

Can't make it to Warrnambool? The two day conference will be available online from 24 February 2020 - 31 May 2020, so you can still view all the presentations.