GOLD Lactation Conference News

We’re getting ready for our 15th annual GOLD Lactation Online Conference and we can’t wait to see you there! This year’s event is set to be an incredible learning opportunity, with top expert speakers and 4000+ international delegates coming together for this industry-leading conference.

Join us online from March 29 to June 30, 2021 with 32 speakers from around the globe. Our enjoyable and accessible format is convenient for the busy professional, with options to participate live and also access presentation recordings throughout the conference period. 

Our Opening Keynote with Nekisha Killings, MPH, IBCLC is coming up on March 29. During “Approaching Care When You’re Barely There: Reimagining Empathy When You’ve Got Nothing Left to Give” you’ll hear Nekisha’s insights on providing care as lactation professionals during this pandemic. We’ll learn about signs of compassion fatigue, tools for self-assessment, promoting a more supportive way of engaging with families, and more. This event is free to the public with live and recorded access! Reserve your free seat here:

Our conference presentations bring you the very latest research and recommendations on leading topics including virtual lactation support, the impact of peer counseling during the pandemic, the biology of the mammary gland, developing clinical lactation skills and much more. In addition to the presentations, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in live interactive sessions and a special panel discussion. Connect with colleagues in live presentation chats, ask questions in our speaker-moderated forums, and download speaker handouts to enhance your learning!

On May 10, Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC FILCA will present her Closing Keynote “The Mysterious Milk Ejection Reflex”. This free webinar will take a close look at how this reflex works, factors that impact letdown, and potential strategies to overcome difficulties. Reserve your free seat for live and recorded access to this info-packed presentation: 

Deepen your conference learning with focused add-on lecture packs! Find up to 17 more hours of accredited education in our Essential Communication Skills for Lactation Professionals, Lactation and Adversity: Addressing Challenges with Confidence, and Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Creating Effective Lactation Care Plans lecture packs. These presentations are available as recordings to watch at your convenience.

We hope you can come join us at GOLD Lactation 2021 for an inspiring and engaging event!