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Royal College of Chiropractors CPD event – Helping to manage breastfeeding difficulties

Course Date

Start: 18th November 2017 @ 09:30am
End: 18th November 2017 @ 17:00pm

Course Location

Holiday Inn Newport
The Coldra, Newport, England

NP18 2YG

Course Description

South Wales Faculty and Pregnancy & Paediatric Faculty CPD event

Helping to Manage Breastfeeding Difficulties

Date: Saturday 18th November 2017

Venue: Holiday Inn Newport, The Coldra, Newport NP18 2YG

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
  • History taking, examination, differential diagnosis and management of breastfeeding difficulties

Speaker: Elisabeth Davidson FRCC (Paeds) owns a busy multidisciplinary clinic in Aberdeenshire. She graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 1994 with a BSc (chiropractic) and a post graduate diploma in chiropractic (DC) in 1995. She gained an MSc in Advanced Chiropractic Paediatric Practice in 2007 also from the AECC and she is a Fellow and Secretary of the Royal College of Chiropractors’ Pregnancy & Paediatric Faculty. Originally from Denmark, she has lived in Britain since 1990. She teaches post-graduate seminars in chiropractic care of the pregnant pelvis, neonatal examination and growth & development of the toddler. She is currently conducting research into pelvic girdle pain.

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 £109, Pregnancy and Paediatric Faculty members £99, non-members £145

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.


Hannah Burke LRCC



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Lucianna Harrison

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