Real Baby Milk Annual Conference

Real Baby Milk presents their 2nd Annual Conference –

“Supporting Breastfeeding – Inspiration & Innovation”

001Real Baby Milk is delighted to announce the date and details for the 2009 Real Baby Milk Breastfeeding Conference. This will be the second RBM conference and is open to peer supporters, health professionals, children’s centre staff and anyone with an interest and role in supporting breastfeeding women. The day offers opportunities to hear excellent speakers, update skills in our workshops and network with like-minded souls from across the South West region.

To request a booking form, please email or ring 05601 536 629

Date: 27th September 2009 (Sunday)
Time: 9.30 – 4.15pm (lunch included in ticket price)
Venue: Bodmin Shire House Suite, Bodmin, PL31 2DQ (map here
Ticket Prices:
Peer Supporters – £12 (£15 after end of Aug) 
Staff of Local Authority’s or NHS £20 (£25 after end of Aug)


Timetable for conference

Time Session
9.30 – 10.00 Arrival & Registration
10.00 -10.15 Introduction
10.15 – 11.15 Gay Palmer – Key Speaker
11.15 – 11.45 Coffee Break
11.45 – 12.45 New WHO Growth Charts
12.45 – 1pm Q&A Panel
1pm – 2pm Lunch & Networking
2pm – 2.15pm Welcome & Awards
2.15 – 3pm Workshops Round 1
3pm – 3.15 Coffee Break
3.15 – 4pm Workshops Round 2
4pm – 4.15pm

Gather in main room & end

Workshops (Choice of 2)

Workshop 1
Promoting Breastfeeding in Primary Schools.
Sharing the results of the RBM pilot, a guide to the RBM lesson plan and useful advice on making school trips relevant and useful.
Workshop 2Further Breastfeeding Training?
Have you enjoyed supporting breastfeeding mothers and might be interested to take it a step further? In this session we hear about the different counselling courses available and what they involve, including la Leche League, Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, National Childbirth Trust and Breastfeeding Network (TBC).
Workshop 3Peer Supporting in Hospitals
How to become a hospital peer supporter and how it differs from supporting in group situation. Hear from health professionals and active hospital peer supporters from Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust & Derriford.
Workshop 4Using the “Laid Back” Approach to positioning (aka Biological Nurturing)
A closer look at how this method of positioning works, is effective and what benefits it brings as a method of supporting women.

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