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Topics & Abstracts

2020 Presentations:

Every year, the GOLD Lactation Online Conference invites hand-selected researchers and clinicians in the field of Lactation to present on current and emerging evidence-based education. We're proud to offer you a full spectrum of education, including current research, clinical skills, case studies, ethics, business development, cultural & geographical experiences & industry specific talks.

All talks are presented live during set times, with recordings of each session being available throughout the conference period. Conveniently access presentations at your own pace, enjoying all the benefits and features our online conference has to offer. New to GOLD Lactation? Learn how the online conference works here.

GOLD Lactation 2020 offers 28.5 hours of education for the main conference, with the option to extend your conference experience with 2 highly informative Add-on Lecture Packages - Breastfeeding and Medically Complex Infants Lecture Pack and Complex Medical Issues in the Lactating Parent Lecture Pack.

We invite you to learn more about the 2020 topics and abstracts below.

2020 Main Presentations:

Breastfeeding and Medically Complex Infants Lecture Pack:

Infants with complex medical issues can pose a unique challenge for the lactation care provider. Join our expert speakers for an in depth look at supporting human milk feeding in families where the infant requires extra care and expertise to establish and or maintain breastfeeding/chestfeeding. Learn more about breastfeeding through childhood cancer, breastfeeding and late preterm infants, neurological conditions, congenital heart disease and Down Syndrome, along with learning more about allergies, sensitivities and galactosemia. Our speakers include Lyndsay Hookway, Angela Lober, Ellen Lechtenberg, Heather Millar, Mariana Colmenares Castaño and Laurel Wilson.

*Only those registering for the main conference, or have registered for the main conference will have the ability to purchase this lecture pack. You will have the opportunity to purchase this add-on at the time of conference registration, or anytime afterwards (during the time of the conference).

Complex Medical Issues in the Lactating Parent Lecture Pack:

Medical issues in the lactating parent can often create difficulties with breastfeeding/chestfeeding and pose a challenge for the lactation care provider. Join our expert speakers in this special package focused on providing knowledge and skills to help with these particular situations. Learn more about situations such as delayed lactogenesis II and gestational diabetes, mast cell disorders, supporting clients who are facing fertility treatment, dysphoric milk ejection, inflammatory disorders and breast cancer and lactation. Our speakers include Ilana Chertok, Tamara Brand, Joy MacTavish, Alia Heise, Leah De Shay and Fedro Peccatori.

*Only those registering for the main conference, or have registered for the main conference will have the ability to purchase this lecture pack. You will have the opportunity to purchase this add-on at the time of conference registration, or anytime afterwards (during the time of the conference).