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La Leche League of Ireland Conference 2019

March 2, 2019 @ 9:15 am - March 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Free – €65

Our next national conference is taking place on the 2nd & 3rd of March, 2019 in The Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Co Galway.


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Keynote Speaker

Lisa Marasco MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Lisa has been working with breastfeeding mothers for over 30 years and has been Internationally Board Certified since 1993. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Development with specialization in Lactation Consulting and was designated a Fellow of ILCA in 2009. Lisa is co-author of The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, a contributing author to the Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care, and a new Cochrane Collaborative author. She is employed by WIC of Santa Barbara County while she continues to research, write and speak. In addition, Lisa is an Associate Area Professional Liaison for La Leche League of So. Calif/Nevada, and serves on the Breastfeeding Coalition of Santa Barbara County. Lisa and her husband Tom have 4 grown children and 7 grandchildren, all proudly breastfed.

Lisa will address issues such as influences on milk production, causes of low milk supply and the role of nutrition in milk production.


Saturday 3rd March

9.15am – 10.30am Relactation and Induced Lactation
Book Club
Dads Talk to Dads
10.30am – 11.00am COFFEE BREAK
11.00am – 12.15pm Irish Session: Faoí Scáth a Chéile
Parenting Toddlers
Teens Talk to Teens
12.15pm – 2.00pm LUNCH
2.00pm – 3.30pm Keynote Address: Lessons in Breastfeeding Physics – Lisa Marasco
3.30pm – 4.00pm COFFEE BREAK
4.00pm – 5.15pm The 5 Habits of Highly Effective Fathers – Brendan Dennehy
Workshop: Tandem Nursing
Workshop: Art of Breastfeeding Evening Session
8.00pm – 9.30pm Nourishing your family with homemade food when you feel like dialling for a takeaway – Caitriona Redmond


Sunday 3rd March

9.15am – 10.45am Maintaining Breastfeeding in Challenging Medical Situations – Gabrielle Cronin
Parenting Pre-Teens
Dads Talk to Dads
10.45am – 11.15am COFFEE BREAK
11.15am – 1.00pm Hormonal Imbalances – Lisa Marasco
Teens Talk to Teens
1.00pm – 2.30pm LUNCH
2.30pm – 3.45pm Positive Parenting Panel


Please note that this conference programme is subject to change


CERPS or Certificate of Attendance can be purchase in advance in our shop.


March 2, 2019 @ 9:15 am
March 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Free – €65
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Gemma Sydney
087 6616632


The Connemara Coast Hotel
Furboghgarve Galway H91 KX27 Ireland + Google Map
+353 91 592108


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