As we start our second decade with GOLD Lactation (wow!!), we’re excited to continue our work of exploring the latest research, trends, new ideas and hot topics in the world of human lactation, along with bringing you cultural perspectives of breastfeeding around the world and updates from advocacy groups and non-profit organizations dedicated to breastfeeding support and promotion.

Our conference for 2017 is packed full of fascinating topics such as nursing aversion and agitation, mindful breastfeeding, the power of mentorship, the impact of the thyroid gland on milk production, breastfeeding as baby’s first milestone and so much more! Join speakers such as Dr. Amy Brown, Cecilia Tomori, Laurel Wilson, Kiddada Green, Jake Marcus, Dr. Satish Tiwari, Dr. Karleen Gribble, Alexandra Walker, Tamara Drenttel Brand and so many other amazing minds for what promises to be our best conference yet!

Feb 1
01-02-201701-02-2017GOLD Lactation Early Bird Registration

Register early and save on our early bird registration.

Feb 6
06-02-201706-02-2017GOLD Midwifery Public Keynote Presentation

Join us as we kick off our Sister Conference: GOLD Midwifery with our FREE Keynote Webinar on February 6!
Mar 31
31-03-201731-03-2017GOLD Midwifery Last Day of Conference

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Apr 3
03-04-201703-04-2017GOLD Lactation Public Keynote Presentation

Join us at our GOLD Lactation Public Keynote Presentation!

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GOLD Lactation Conference Updates & Industry News

  • May 5
    I AM GOLD Videos from Conference Delegates
    For our 10th Anniversary, we're celebrating you! The I AM GOLD campaign recognizes the 10,000+ Health Care Providers from 60+ Countries that have joined us at the GOLD Lactation Online Conference over the past 10 years. We are truly honoured to be part of such a passionate and dedicated community of breastfeeding professionals and to be able to offer education...
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  • May 5
    How to Advocate Breastfeeding in Emergency Situations
    This week, breastfeeding advocate Barbara Wilson-Clay reminded her colleagues from around the world that in helping promote breastfeeding, they are powerful change agents. She described how when she started advocating breastfeeding early in her career, she and her colleagues were mocked by people calling out, “here come the boob ladies!”  Now, she says, breastfeeding advocates are much more respected.    Barbara shared her...
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Educational Credits!

GOLD Lactation Conference 2017 has applied for the following Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits.
  • CERPs
    IBLCE, International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners - Applied for
  • CMEs
    Continuing Medical Education
  • CNEs
    Continuing Nursing Education - Applied for
  • Hours MEAC Midwifery CEUs
    Midwifery Education and Accreditation Council - Applied for
  • Dietetic CEUs
    Dietition/Nutrionist Continuing Eduation

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