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La Leche League of Ireland Conference 2015

March 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - March 8, 2015 @ 3:45 pm

Our next national conference is taking place on the 7th & 8th of March, 2015 in The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Registration

Online Registration has closed but you can register at the conference on the day.

 

The Portlaoise Heritage Hotel is now booked out.

Here are some alternatives for accommodation in the area:

  • Midway Maldron Hotel – (057) 8666702
  • O’Loughlins – (057) 8621305
  • Killeshin Hotel – ( 057) 8631200

 

Download the 2015 conference brochure

 

Conference Programme

Note: This programme may be subject to change

 

Saturday 7th March, 2015

 

9.15-10.30

Maryborough: Natural Term Breastfeeding

Speakers: Siobhan Kramer, LLL

Mairead Murphy, LLL

Moderator: Fionna Sheehy, LLL

 

O’Moore: Book Club

‘The Myth of the Spoiled Child’-Alfie Kohn

‘The Heart in the Womb’- Dr Amali Lokugamage

‘Breastfeeding Made Easy’ Dr Carlos Gonzales

Speakers: Jane Donegan, LLL, Monica O’Connor, LLL, Mary O’Boyle, LLL

Moderator: Ger O Connell, LLL

 

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

 

11.00-12.15

Maryborough: Mother’s Mental Health

Speaker: Professor Agnes Higgins, Professor in Mental Health,

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin

Moderator: Elizabeth Quinn, PL, LLL

 

O’Moore: Parenting Effectively – Skills in Raising Happy, Confident Children.

Speakers: Julie Webb, LLL, Maire Morrissy, LLL

Moderator: Carol Smyth, LLL

 

O’Kelly: Teens Talk to Teens 

 

12.30 – 2.00 Lunch

 

2.00 – 3.45 Keynote Address:

Maryborough:Making More Milk – New Methods of Milk Production

Speaker: Diana West, BA, Lactation Consultant, LLL Leader, Author

Moderator: Jan Cromie, ACL, LLL

 

O’Dowling: Dads Talk to Dads

 

3.45-4.15 Coffee Break

 

4.15-5.30

Maryborough: Breastfeeding Basics – Early Days of Breastfeeding

Speakers: Eileen O’Neill, LLL, Caroline Connolly, LLL,

Moderator: Sarah Farmer LLL

 

O’Moore: Twins – Birth & Breastfeeding Experiences

Speaker: Siobhan Calandrelli, LLL,

Moderator: Aoife White, LLL

 

Evening Session

8.00

Maryborough: Millenial Mothers

Speaker: Diana West, BA, Lactation Consultant, LLL, Author

Moderator: Margaret McGuigan, CLA, LLL

 

Sunday 8th March 2015

 

9.30-11.15

Maryborough: Sweet Sleep

Speaker: Diana West, BA, Lactation Consultant, LLL, Author

Moderator: Mary Bird, AACL, LLL

 

O’Moore: Family Food on a Budget 

Speakers: Siobhan Ward, LLL, Christine Moore, LLL

Moderator: Ali Rooney, LLL

 

11.15-11.45 Coffee

 

11.45- 1.00

Maryborough: Policies, Practices & Attitudes Around Birth – Keeping Mother & Baby together

Speakers:  Aileen Doyle, BSc, MSc, RN, RM, IBCLC, Remmi Rabidoux, RM, IBCLC

Moderator: Jackie Atkinson, APL, LLL,

 

O’Moore: Workshops:

Staying Home Instead – Thinking About it?

Facilitators: Fiona Harford, LLL, Margaret McGuigan, CLA, LLL

Talking to Your Child About Difficult Topics

Facilitators: Jane Farren, LLL, Deirdre Sheridan, LLL

 

O’Dowling: Dads Talk to Dads

 

O’Kelly: Teens Talk to Teens

 

1.00-2.30 Lunch

 

2.30 -3.45

Maryborough: Flourishing – How Your Mind Can Make Your Life Great.

Speaker: Mary Kavanagh, LLL

Moderator: Maura O’Shea, LLL

 

3.45 Closing Address

Details

Start:
March 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 8, 2015 @ 3:45 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Deirdre McDonnell
Phone:
014947316
Email:
deemcdee@gmail.com

Venue

Portlaoise Heritage Hotel
Jessop Street
Portlaoise, Ireland
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Phone:
0578678588
Website:
http://www.theheritagehotel.com