Since 2007, GOLD Lactation Online Conference has been dedicated to the continuing education needs of healthcare providers working in the science of lactation and the art of breastfeeding. Through our unique online format, we provide the opportunity to receive education from the world's leading breastfeeding researchers, clinicians, and Lactation Consultants while remaining close to your workplace and clients. The GOLD Lactation Online Conference is an affordable & convenient education resource suitable for all skill levels and is a perfect fit for IBCLCs, Lactation Consultants, Nurses, Lactation Educators, Breastfeeding Counselors, Mother to Mother (Peer to Peer) Support Workers, Midwives, Physicians, Dietitians, Doulas, Childbirth Educators and anyone else working or studying within the maternal-child health industry.

Not your ordinary Breastfeeding Conference! With over 2800 Delegates from 70 countries in 2016, GOLD Lactation has grown to become the largest lactation and breastfeeding conference in the World. This year GOLD Lactation Conference 2017 will invite over 33 Speakers, presenting on 33+ informative topics! We invite you to learn more about the conference and join us at one of our upcoming online events.

Dec 6
06-12-201606-12-2016GOLD Perinatal Conference Last Day

Final day to access the recording for GOLD Annual Members. Last day to download conference certificates and handouts.

Jan 17
17-01-201717-01-2017GOLD Alumni Day

Join us for our GOLD Alumni Presentations. This event is complimentary to our GOLD Alumni's.

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

Join us as we kick off our GOLD Midwifery conference with our FREE Keynote Webinar on February 6!
Feb 13
13-02-201713-02-2017GOLD Midwifery Live Day 2

Live Webinars on Live Day 2 of GOLD Midwifery 2017

Feb 14
14-02-201714-02-2017GOLD Lactation Early Bird Registration

Register early and save on our early bird registration.

Feb 14
14-02-201714-02-2017GOLD Midwifery Live Day 3

Live Webinars on Live Day 3 of GOLD Midwifery 2017

Feb 15
15-02-201715-02-2017GOLD Midwifery Live Day 4

Live Webinars on Live Day 4 of GOLD Midwifery 2017

Feb 20
20-02-201720-02-2017GOLD Midwifery Live Day 5

Live Webinars on Live Day 5 of GOLD Midwifery 2017

Mar 28
28-03-201728-03-2017GOLD Midwifery Closing Ceremony

Join us for our GOLD Midwifery Closing Ceremony

Mar 31
31-03-201731-03-2017GOLD Midwifery Last Day of Conference

Final day to access the conference if you aren't a GOLD Member. Upgrade here

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 2016 has been APPROVED for the following Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits. A total of 25.5 continuing education hours will be available through the main conference and 6 hours through each of our add-ons:
  • 25.5 CERPs
    IBLCE, International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (22.5 L, 3 E) - Approved
  • 25 CMEs
    Continuing Medical Education
  • 25 CNEs
    Continuing Nursing Education - Approved
  • 25 Hours MEAC Midwifery CEUs
    Midwifery Education and Accreditation Council - Approved
  • 25 Dietetic CEUs
    Dietition/Nutrionist Continuing Eduation

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