Breastfeeding and Feminism Conference

MIriam H Labbok Award

Paige Smith awards Miriam with the inaugural Miriam H. Labbok Award for Excellence at the 2016 Conference.

Save the Date!!

The 2017 Breastfeeding and Feminism Conference is scheduled for March 22nd – March 24th in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration should be open in December. Please visit the conference website directly for the latest details.

Here’s a taste of some of the confirmed keynote and plenary speakers:


Brandi Gates – Breastfeeding Coordinator, Breast Friends Mommy Group, West Oakland, CA

Cammie Goldhammer – Founder, Native American Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington & Community Health Center Project Manager, Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington

Jennifer Grayson – Environmental journalist & author of UNLATCHED: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy

Elizabeth Quinn – Department of Anthropology, Washington University St. Louis

Tina Sherman – Campaign Director for the Breastfeeding & Paid Leave Campaigns at MomsRising

Joan Dodgson – Editor, Journal of Human Lactation, Saint Louis University

Michele Griswold – President, International Lactation Consultant Association

Joan Meek – American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding, Chair, Florida State University, College of Medicine

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