GOLD Speakers

Switzerland

Johanna Sargeant, BEd, BA, IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: 2021 Main Presentations
  • Country: Switzerland
Biography:

Johanna Sargeant is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, teacher and writer based in Zurich, Switzerland. She is passionate about utilising her background in education, biological science, communication and language to empower parents with empathetic support and evidence-based information through her private practice, Milk and Motherhood.

Originally from Australia, Johanna provides much-needed English-speaking support to many thousands of parents throughout Switzerland, along with creating seminars and workshops to assist other health care providers and workplaces to better support breastfeeding.

She has spoken as a panelist for the WHO’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative congress in Geneva, has been both a presenter and an onsite breastfeeding advisor for Google, and has presented at a variety of international conferences exploring the complex concept of maternal identity and its connection with infant feeding. Her personal feeding experiences have led her to the establishment of the sole peer-to-peer milk-sharing network in Switzerland, and fuels her passion for providing knowledgeable, guilt-free infant feeding support globally.