Speakers

Suzanne Colson, PhD, MSc, BA

Suzanne Colson is a midwife and a nurse. Her thesis introduced a new breastfeeding paradigm called biological nurturing and won the prestigious English Royal College of Nursing Inaugural Akinsanya Award for originality and scholarship in doctoral studies. Suzanne is an Akinsanya scholar 2007 and an honorary senior lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is an honorary member and founding mother/leader of La Leche League France. She is also on the professional advisory board of LLL of Great Britain. She has more than 40 years clinical experience supporting breastfeeding mothers in both hospital and community settings. Suzanne is the author of numerous articles, research papers, a book translated into 4 languages and 3 DVDs some of which can be found on the BN website. Her doctoral thesis is available from The British Library. Retired from active midwifery practice, Suzanne organizes 5-day biological nurturing certification workshops, remains available for clinical consultation and lectures widely across the world.