The fourth annual Spotlight on Breastfeeding Research conference takes place in an unprecedented time when the whole world is fighting COVID-19 and breastfeeding has been the subject of many guidelines, consumer queries and research.

As usual, the Doctoral Midwifery Research Society will bring you the most up to date research in breastfeeding from those who are currently engaged in supporting women, writing policy, working in practice and engaged in research.

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The 4th annual Spotlight on Breastfeeding Research conference takes place on the 6th November 2020 and will be live streamed and available to view on demand. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Professor Soo Downe. More details coming soon.

Register your place

Don’t miss out! Register for this free to attend online conference here.

The image used to promote this year’s event depicts the new everyday life of the new mother during COVID-19 who can receive online support for breastfeeding and engage in online research with us.

In addition, it symbolizes the standard operating practices for all of us who need to follow social distancing guidelines and wherever possible stay at home and engage online.

This year’s event will be 100% online with the Doctoral Midwifery Research Society partnering with our renowned and trusted colleagues from Narrowcast Media Group who have streamed all of our own festivals. As such this event will be live on the day and the event will also be available to view on demand.

Watch Gráinne Evans give a presentation on Breastfeeding When Baby Has Additional Needs from last year’s conference.

The Doctoral Midwifery Research Society is funded by the Health and Social Care Research & Development Division of the Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland and the Ulster University Maternal, Fetal and Infant Research Centre.

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