LCGB is affiliated to the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), the global association for health care workers who specialise in breastfeeding.
ILCA is a founding and participating member of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding (WABA), and has NGO status with WHO and United Nations organizations such as UNICEF. For information on ILCA, visit: www.ilca.org
As far as LCGB is aware, these breastfeeding educational events are free from commercial sponsorship by companies associated with the baby feeding industry as stipulated in the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. www.who.int/child_adolescent_health/documents/9421594292/en
To include a breastfeeding conference, seminar or other educational events on this page, email Lynn Timms: email@example.com
Find your nearest Lactation Consultant and also private LC here. Page also includes Lactation Consultants who divide tongue-ties as part of the NHS and also as part of their private LC practice.
As of 31st December 2012 the LCGB is no longer providing the directory of Tongue-tie Practitioners - for more
regarding tongue-tie dividers information please visit the Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners website at www.tongue-tie.org.uk
The minutes from the LCGB 2012 AGM have been ratified and are available for viewing via the Members Area.
Date of next LCGB comittee meeting Monday 3rd June 2013, 11am - 3pm, Square Pig, Proctor Street, Holborn, WC1V 6NX.
Tongue-tie tear-off pads.
Just in - our recently updated Tongue-tie leaflet- prices remain the same - please contact Lynn Timms with your order.
Don't forget - if you are attending the LCGB Conference in April - we will have a supply of these popular leaflets for sale on the LCGB stand which will save you paying P&P !
As of 31st December 2012 the LCGB is no longer providing the directory of Tongue-tie Practitioners - for more information please visit www.tongue-tie.org.uk
LCGB Funding & Advertising Policy - adopted November 2012
"LCGB does not accept or seek funds, donations, gift or sponsorships from organisations or companies who do not comply with the WHO International Code of
Marketing of Breast-milk Substitute". Please click here for full Policy Document.
Preventing Disease and Saving Resources
Preventing Disease and Saving Resources - the potential contribution of increasing breastfeding rates in the UK.
You may have seen the coverage in the media of this UNICEF commisioned work highlighting the cost of NOT breastfeeding.
Please click here for the full (104 pages) report.