Supporting The Pumping Mother

Thursday 9th May 2019

Red Cow Hotel

Registration 9am

Schedule 9.30am-4.30pm

Tea/Coffee & biscuits on arrival

Soup, Sandwiches, Tea/Coffee for lunch (special dietary requirements should be marked on ticket purchase)

Ticket €80 including lunch

Mothers express for many reasons. Some by choice, some out of necessity. Some because their baby cannot feed directly at the breast, some to boast a low supply, some prefer to know how much milk their baby is drinking, some on returning to work. During this workshop we will cover all basis, leaving you with a dynamic understanding of every aspect of expressing.

This workshop is suitable for NICU nurses, Midwives, Doctors, PHNs, Childrens Nurses, Doulas, Breastfeeding Peer Supporters and IBCLCs.

During this workshop you will learn all the basics on supporting expressing mothers, from those first few hours after birth, right through to establishing a full supply. 

  • You will learn the latest evidence 

  • Find out facts and figures 

  • Be comfortable with all the latest gadgets

  • Know where the best resources are

  • Understand the emotional journey

  • Know your scope of practice

  • Gain top tips and tricks to make pumping work

  • And so much more!

All three of our speakers were part of the team that created the HSE booklet “Breastfeeding and Expressing for your Preterm or Sick Baby” (available free on This is the only booklet of it’s kind available in Ireland.