Breastfeeding: Successful Breastfeeding & Relationship Building: Update



The aim of this programme is to enable participants to enhance and update their existing knowledge in the promotion and maintenance of breastfeeding and nurturing responsive mother baby relationships.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day the participants will be able to:

  • Discuss strategies, locally and nationally which influence the uptake and sustainment of breastfeeding
  • Review developments in practice which enhance breastfeeding
  • Effectively support a mother to get breastfeeding off to a good start and maintain lactation if mother and baby are separated or baby is reluctant to feed
  • Support responsive mother and baby relationships
  • Explore and discuss the findings identified from breastfeeding audit reports

This day is intended for those who have already undertaken a two or three day breastfeeding programme.


Health professionals supporting women to breastfeed


Tutorials, group work and group discussion.

Participants are asked to bring a suitable sized doll for practical work.



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Wednesday 12 December 2018
(9.00 - 1.00)
CEC - Craigavon Nora O'Neill
Tara Catherwood
Thursday 10 January 2019
(9.00 - 1.00)
CEC - Belfast Judith McIlwee
Tara Catherwood
Monday 14 January 2019
(9.00 - 1.00)
Daisy Hill Hospital Nora O'Neill
Tara Catherwood
Monday 18 February 2019
(9.00 - 1.00)
Tyrone & Fermanagh Hospital Fiona McCrossan
Tara Catherwood
Tuesday 26 February 2019
(9.00 - 1.00)
Ulster Hospital Judith McIlwee
Tara Catherwood
Friday 1 March 2019
(9.00 - 1.00)
CEC - Craigavon Mary Jo Chesnel
Tara Catherwood
Tuesday 26 March 2019
(9.00 - 1.00 )
CEC - Belfast Fiona Bradley
Tara Catherwood