Medela to host global breastfeeding symposium

Posted9/9/2021 3:11 PM

McHENRY -- Medela, a leading breast pump brand and medical device manufacturer, said its 15th Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 21, and Wednesday, Sept. 22.

For the first time, this event will be virtual. The symposium will focus on advancing lactation science to improve care.


"The criticality of breastfeeding became increasingly evident through the pandemic, making the research shared at this symposium even more important," said Annette Brüls, CEO of Medela Worldwide. "This unique event reflects our commitment to turning science into care and nurturing health for generations."

The two-day virtual event includes talks and discussions from experts around the world presenting their latest research findings. Medela is based in Switzerland with its U.S. headquarters in McHenry.

Registration for the two-day event costs $70. Learn more at

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