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Symposia "Baby Talks" are integrated into the exhibitions, during which experts (Paediatricians, Pharmacists, Educationists, Lawmakers, top Government Officials, NGO Activists) inform mothers and share viewpoints on issues concerning EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING, IMMUNIZATION, NUTRITION, MOTHERHOOD, FATHERHOOD, INFANT SAFETY, FAMILY BONDING/SECURITY, GOVERNMENT POLICIES and PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

All the papers delivered during our Symposia are published fully in our quarterly AFRIBABY MAGAZINE. Below are some of the "Babytalks" that were organozed in the past.

1st Expo Symposium:       Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), March 3, 2011.
Theme –       Exclusive Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Career Development
Moderator – Dr. Lesi, Deputy CMAC & HOD, Paediatrics, LUTH, Lagos.
Speakers -   Prof. Edna Iroha (Consultant Paediatrician, LUTH), Dr. Kemi Odukoya (Consultant Family Health, LUTH), Dr. Mabogunje (Paeditrician, Massey Children’s Hospital, Lagos Island), CNO (Mrs.) Lucy Ejere (Chief Nursing Officer, LUTH), Mrs. Ugochukwu (International Detox Specialist)

2nd Expo Symposium:       University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, November 16, 2011.
Theme –       Six Months’ Exclusive Breastfeeding versus Six months’ Maternity Leave: Which Way?
Moderator – Dr. Kudi Olateju, HOD Paediatrics, UATH, Gwagwalada, Abuja
Speakers -   Prof. Adelaiye HOD Physiology University of Abuja), Dr. Adaora Okechukwu (Consultant Paediatrician, UATH), Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (Member Federal House of Representatives), Mrs. Uche Chutta (Former Chairperson, NAWOJ, Abuja)

3rd Expo Symposium:       Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), April 4, 2012.
Theme –       Six Months’ Exclusive Breastfeeding versus Six months’ Maternity Leave: Any Option?
Moderator – Prof. Akinsulie, HOD Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos,
Speakers –   Dr. (Mrs.) Nkechi-Manuel (Faculty of Education, Unilag), Dr. Olubunmi Ogundimu (MD ….. Hospital & Coordinator, Colostrums International), Mrs. ……. (Paediatrics Lecturer, School of Nursing, LUTH), Mr. Olufemi Ajala, (Chairman, Forum of  Nurses and Midwives Associations), Mr. KAP, (Nollywood Producer, Lagos)

4th Expo Symposium:       Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, Port Harcourt, August 2, 2012.
Theme –       Six Months’ Exclusive Breastfeeding and Six months’ Maternity Leave: Next Steps
Moderator – Dr. (Mrs.) Grace Otamiri, HOD, Paediatrics, BMSH, Port Harcourt.
Speaker -     Professor Alice Romokek Nte, HOD Paediatrics, College of Medicine and Honorary HOD, Paediatrics UPTH, Prot Harcourt.

5th Expo Symposium:       University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, December 5, 2012.
Theme –       Six Months’ Breastfeeding Leave: In Whose Interest?
Moderator – Dr. Kudi Olateju, HOD Paediatrics, UATH, Gwagwalada, Abuja
Speakers -   Hon. Mulikat Adeola-Akande, Majority Leader, House of Representatives;
Prof. Kareem Airede, Professor of Neonatology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja.
Mr. K. Afolabi, Safety Officer, Federal Road Safety Commission, Gwagwalada,
Abuja.

6th Expo Symposium: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, GRA, Ikeja, March 27, 2013.
Theme - Fatherhood, Exclusive Breastfeeding and Time
Moderator - CNO (Mrs.) , HOD, Nursing Services Dept., LASUTH, Ikeja, Lagos.
Speakers - Commander Nseobong Akpabio, Lagos Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, Dr. Oke Osanyintolu, General Manager, Lagos Safety Management Agency.