SUZANNE COLSON, PHD
Suzanne Colson, PhD, MSc, BA, is a UK based retired midwife, nurse and proud mother of 3 breastfed children.
She is the co-founder of La Leche League, France and on the professional advisory board of La Leche League of Great Britain. 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 a Visiting Reader (associate professor) at Canterbury Christ Church University. 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 three DVDs. Suzanne now lectures widely online and teaches a 6-day biological nurturing certification workshop in both French and English. Since 2017, over 150 French healthcare professionals have been certified in Biological Nurturing.