The Nordic Breastfeeding Conference 2023

Hanaholmen, Espoo

21 - 22.9.2023

Conference announcement and call for abstracts

The 10th Nordic Breastfeeding Conference

Efficient breastfeeding promotion, education and support

The Nordic Breastfeeding Conference will be held at Hanaholmen Cultural Centre (Espoo, Helsinki capital area), Finland 21-22 September 2023. The event will be arranged as an on-site conference.

Deadline for abstract submissions is 31 January 2023. Notification of the acceptance will be sent by 30 April 2023.

Call for Abstracts!

The Planning Committee for the Nordic Breastfeeding Conference welcomes you to Finland in September 2023. The theme for the conference is Efficient breastfeeding promotion, education and support. The main topics cover a variety of breastfeeding and lactation related issues, including breastfeeding support and education, peer support, skin-to-skin and baby-friendly hospital policies and initiatives. In addition, we will review related environmental concerns and breastfeeding support during the covid-19 pandemic.

Research findings can be presented orally or as posters. Please submit your abstract by 31 January 2023, using the link below. The abstract should be in English, and all presentations will be held in English.

Please use the following format for abstracts:

  • Maximum 300 words (excluding the title and author information).
  • Include: Background, Aim, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Do not hyphenate the text and use any references or abbreviations without explanation.
  • Type the title of the presentation with CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Include: Name(s) of the Author(s), Degree(s) and Affiliation(s)

Finally, please indicate whether you prefer to give an oral or a poster presentation. However, note that the Conference Planning Committee will make the final decision on the presentation format, after a scientific peer review of the abstracts. Please submit the abstract using this link.

Notification about the acceptance of abstracts will be sent by 30 April 2023 via email. The book of abstracts will be distributed in an electronic format to all Conference participants.

On behalf of the Conference Planning Committee,
Leena Hannula, RN, RM, PhD, Chair of the Scientific Committee

For queries regarding abstract submission, please contact PhD Riikka Ikonen,


More information of the conference is coming soon.