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15th-16th March, 2019

Philips Avent Scientific Symposium 2019

Proven and practical approaches  

to breastfeeding; from hospital to home

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Symposium booklet 2018

Symposium booklet 
More than 10 international expert speakers presented their perspectives and strategies in infant and maternal feeding, and sleep practices.

Clinical summary booklet 2018

Clinical summary booklet

For over 30 years, Philips Avent has been working with a global network of trusted partners including scientific experts, research institutes, healthcare professionals and parents. Philips Avent is continuously bringing the newest research in the fields of breastfeeding, infant feeding and development to healthcare professionals and parents, and to translating key concepts into innovatively designed solutions and services.

Philips Avent Scientific Symposium 2019

Family centered care; from evidence to practice  by Dr. Björn Westrup

The Mother-Midwife Partnership by Ms. Franka Cadée

Breast feeding as a protective factor against post partum depression by Dr. Tim Walrave

Continuity of care; breastfeeding support as a key component in transition to community care by Dr. Marlies Rijnders

Lactation support; hospital to home by Ms. Bettina Kraus

Rethinking the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) design for better health outcomes by Dr. Valerio Romano 

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