Suzanne Colson

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Dr. Suzanne Colson is a midwife and a nurse. Her PhD thesis introduced a new paradigm called biological nurturing® ~laid-back breastfeeding and won the prestigious Royal College of Nursing Inaugural Akinsanya Award for originality and scholarship in doctoral studies. Suzanne is co-founder of The Nurturing Project, an organization created to disseminate biological nurturing research. Mother of three breastfed children, and grandmother of three breastfed children, she is an honorary member and a founding mother/leader of La Leche League France. She has over 35 years clinical experience supporting breastfeeding mothers, first in France working with Dr. Michel Odent, then in London hospitals as a caseload midwife and baby feeding advisor, and finally during her research appointments and university work as a senior midwifery lecturer Suzanne is retired from the university and active midwifery practice but remains available for clinical consultation and lectures widely across the world.