Welcome to LactSpeak

This is your one-stop destination when you need a professional speaker for your lactation conference.

Our site hosts an impressive cadre of talented speakers in the field of lactation, including many top-notch clinicians, authors, and researchers. These are the speakers your audience wants to hear.

Feel free to browse our site to meet our excellent speakers and discover the tools that will help make your next conference a tremendous success.

Featured Speaker

Helen Ball

Helen Ball obtained her PhD in Biological Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1991, beginning her academic career as a primatologist. After being appointed at Durham University in 1993 Helen developed a research focus in the observation of human mothers and infants and began exploring what happened to babies at night. Helen's current research involves behavioural and physiological investigations of infant, child and adult sleep (or lack of it). Now Professor of Anthropology at Durham, Helen runs the 'Parent-Infant Sleep Lab', supervises a team of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, and conducts research in various local hospitals and the community. She contributes to national and international guidelines on infant sleep and bed-sharing and has worked with numerous UK hospitals, the UK Department of Health, the Royal College of Midwives, and UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative on the development of guidance and policy documents. She serves on the Research Advisory Board of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) and the Panel of Professional Advisors for La Leche League GB. She serves as Consulting Editor for the Journal of Human Lactation and her latest project involves development of ISIS, an online information source on infant sleep for parents and health professionals.

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Lisa Marasco

Sonoma County Breastfeeding Coalition

Nov 3rd 2016
Santa Rosa, CA

Catherine Watson Genna

LLL Montreal

Nov 10th 2016
Montreal, Canada