Lactation Consultants of Great Britain (LCGB) is the professional association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) in the UK, a professional voice for breastfeeding.

LCGB promotes the work of IBCLCs and ensures mothers receive the help they need to breastfeed. LCGB also provides networking and learning opportunities for its members, including running an annual conference.

LCGB’s representatives advise and consult on all kinds of strategic matters related to infant feeding in the UK.

LCGB is a not-for-profit organisation, formed in 1994.

Members of LCGB include midwives, health visitors, dieticians, GP, pediatricians, infant feeding leads, peer support co-coordinators, NHS and public health project leads, academic researchers, peer supporters and members from every voluntary sector breastfeeding organisation, as well as private practice lactation consultants.

We welcome members and associate members from a wide variety of backgrounds.


Find out about what’s new in LCGB, including LCGBs responses to media stories and some of the current work our IBCLC colleagues have undertaken.

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Here you will find information about our membership offers, conference info, resources, up-coming education and training opportunities. LCGB welcomes members and associate members from a wide variety of backgrounds.

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