Symposium 2021: Advancing Lactation Science to Improve Care

Advancing Lactation Science to Improve Care, Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium

Our live Symposium was a great success, with over 1,400 registered attendees from all over the world.


The symposium took place over 2 days. Check out the agenda with all the outstanding speakers from the US, Asia and Europe.

Sharing Clinical Evidence Around the World

We believe that to improve health outcomes, we must remove barriers. if you are interested in watching all content of the Symposium and are either a clinician residing in a low-income country* or work for a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) that works for non-profit, you can attend at no cost.

*as defined by the World Bank Global Index

Donation for 60 years of Medela

In celebration of our 60th anniversary, Medela is providing several participating Ronald McDonald House® programmes around the world with a hospital-grade Symphony and accessories to support RMHC® families. The full Symposium registration including the on-demand registration fee will be used to support this multi-country initiative providing breastfeeding supplies to several Ronald McDonald House programmes chosen by Medela.

Poster session

We are thrilled to host our popular poster session, in which latest research and evidence around lactation, human milk and breastfeeding are available on-demand. Explore more than 40 posters from authors all over the world covering interesting topics such as breastfeeding clinical support, breastfeeding policy and advocacy, COVID-19 and lactation, human milk and infant health outcomes, and many more.