This webinar will introduce the new BAPM Framework for Practice on Lactation and Loss, a document written for professionals that may need to support parents and families around lactation where a baby or child is not expected to survive, or has died.

The webinar will cover the physiology of lactation as well as recommendations for supporting the emotional and physical wellbeing of mothers, partners and families.

Chairs – Debbie Barnett, Milk Bank Scotland Coordinator and Cora Doherty, Consultant Neonatologist, Cardiff.


Introducing the new framework
Cora Doherty, Consultant Neonatologist, Cardiff.

Lactation and loss – Parent perspective
Jessica Herbert, Parent Speaker

Lactation and loss and physiology of breast milk
Laura Atherton, Milk Bank Coordinator Milk Bank at Chester and Bereavement Lead for the Memory Milk Gift Initiative

Approaching conversations and examples
Alex Mancini, National Lead Nurse for Neonatal Palliative Care, Chelsea & Westminster

Role of donor milk in the NICU
Nick Embleton, Neonatal Consultant Newcastle

Q and A and Discussion
Ilana Levene, Neonatal Registrar and NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellow, University of Oxford

Book tickets

Ticket Cost Quantity
BAPM Member ticket Free
Non-member ticket £10.00
British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is registered in England & Wales under charity number 285357 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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