Understanding Breastfeeding Grief

Location Details
Virtual event via Facebook Live
Woman breastfeeding baby


Laurie-Anne Muldoon, MSW, RSW, BScN


  • Personal story of breastfeeding loss
  • Disenfranchised grief: what is it
  • Body-based grief and secondary losses related to breastfeeding grief
  • Impossible parenting culture and it’s impact on breastfeeding grief
  • Ambivalence and self compassion in parenting

Target Audience

  • pregnant/postpartum people, their families and caregivers
  • clinical teams, physicians
  • client advisors, researchers, and family advisors.
  • peer Specialists, peer supporters
  • volunteers

Date and Time

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
10:45 AM


This session is FREE
To SIGN UP - Go to the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre’s Facebook page on May 5th at 10:45 AM and select the video. 

For information

For information, please contact 
Nancy McLaren Kennedy, MSW, Peer Specialist/Mental Health Worker