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Royal College of Chiropractors CPD Event – Breastfeeding: A Chiropractic Approach

Course Date

Start: 12th August 2017 @ 09:30am
End: 12th August 2017 @ 17:00pm

Course Location

Holiday Inn
Gatwick Airport, Povey Cross Road, Gatwick, England


Course Description

Pregnancy and Paediatric Faculty CPD event

Breastfeeding: A Chiropractic Approach

Date: Saturday 12th August 2017

Venue: Holiday Inn, Gatwick Airport, Povey Cross Road, Gatwick, RH6 0BA

Event outline:

  • Breastfeeding – a public health issue
  • Mechanisms of milk production and how to support it
  • What is normal in breastfeeding?
  • Barriers to breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding isn’t working – what next?
  • Support for the breastfeeding dyad
  • The role of MSK problems in infants and mothers with breastfeeding difficulties
  • Chiropractic care for infants and mothers with breastfeeding difficulties
  • History taking, examination, differential diagnosis and management of breastfeeding difficulties

Speaker: Amy Miller BSc MSc

Amy is a chiropractor based in Christchurch, and she completed her MSc Chiropractic (Distinction) at the AECC in 2016. Her MSc project led to the development and testing of the UK Infant Questionnaire, the first validated parent-reported outcome measure for infants in chiropractic care. Amy has been involved in the AECC breastfeeding clinic for three years, and is now undertaking a PhD with Bournemouth University investigating the role of this clinic in student education and breastfeeding outcomes.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • An awareness of the role of MSK problems in infants and mothers with breastfeeding difficulties
  • An understanding of the barriers to breastfeeding
  • An understanding of how to assist in diagnosing and managing breastfeeding difficulties


9.30 – Registration

10.00 – Seminar

17.00 – Close

Registration fee: RCC members £99, Pregnancy and Paediatric Faculty members £89, non-members £125

How to Register: To register and pay by card/bank transfer, please telephone 0118 946 9727 or email: Alternatively, please complete the registration form (below or linked) and send it with your cheque, payable to The Royal College of Chiropractors, to the address below. 

Online registration and payment are available at

Cancellations: Fees will be refunded, less a £10 administration charge, for all cancellations received at least 10 days before the event.  No refunds can be given after this date.


Lara Cawthra FRCC (Paeds)

**Please do not attend this event unless you have received confirmation of a place and joining instructions from the RCC Events Officer**



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