Ahead of National Breastfeeding Week 2022 we are remembering last year’s event to mark the occasion.
Our joint event with the National Women’s Council of Ireland featured a passionate and moving keynote speech delivered by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins.
You can watch President Higgins speech HERE
Or watch the entire webinar back HERE
Hosted by Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, with panelists:
• Laura McHugh, HSE National Breastfeeding Coordinator
• Prof. Gerard Hastings OBE, Professor Emeritus Stirling University, author of the research paper ‘Selling Second Best – How Infant Formula Marketing Works’
• Dr Meredith Kinoshita, Paediatric and Neonatal Specialist Registrar, lead author of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s Breastfeeding Position Paper of 2021
• Deborah Byrne, Bainne Beatha and new mother who will speak about her recent experience of breastfeeding in Ireland
• Orla O’Connor, Director of National Women’s Council
• Dr Liz O’Sullivan, Dietitian and Nutrition Researcher TU Dublin and member of Baby Feeding Law Group Ireland