22nd February 2020

Black Box, Belfast

Women Don’t Breastfeed, Cultures Do

In Association with NI Science Festival

Join us on a fascinating journey through different cultures and how they feed their babies. Dr Lesley Dornan has studied women, babies and milk in different cultures in South East Asia where mothers milk is valued and cherished. Lesley will be joined by Breastival co-founder Dr Jennifer Hanratty for a discussion on our culture and how it impacts women’s choices in feeding their babies. 

22nd February 2020

Black Box, Belfast

The Microbiology of Milk

In Association with NI Science Festival

Dr Simon Cameron and the Breastival team invite you to discover the amazing world of the microbiology of human milk. Explore the unique compounds that make breastmilk so special. In this interactive session current nursing mums will also have a chance to participate in new research to help us learn more about human milk.

1st August 2020

Ulster Museum, Belfast

Breastival 2020

Our flagship event atttacts over 1,200 people to normalise, celebrate and support breastfeeding.

Full schedule to be announed July 2020.

We are currently accepting Expressions of Interest from exhibitors, speakers & volunteers.