Fit to Bust – a comic treasure chest

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainTeaching Aids

This lighthearted look at breastfeeding and motherhood was written by a former IBCLC and associate LCGB member, Alison Blenkinsop, to raise funds for Baby Milk Action. LCGB is a member of the Baby Feeding Law Group and supports Baby Milk Action in its aim of protecting breastfeeding and protecting babies fed on formula milk. (2nd edition, Lonely Scribe 2011. RRP … Read More

Happy Knappy

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainTeaching Aids

The Happy Knappy is a knitted creation by Alison Blenkinsop to show how baby poo should change in the first five days. Happy Knappy Knitting Pattern Knappy Wool—cream or white chunky or 2 strands of DK wool (20-25gm) Needles—size 7 or 8 needles Cast on 36 loosely Knit 6 rows (slip the first stitch loosely of each row, to keep the … Read More

Single Events

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Tuesday 19th May 2015 UNICEF / BLISS – JOINT NEONATAL CONFERENCE  London Website: unicef.org.uk   Wednesday 20 May 2015 The Science And Evidence For Skin To Skin Contact From Birth In association with Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Local RCM Speaker: Dr Nils Bergman Early booking advised Venue: Academic Centre, Maidstone Hospital Hermitage Lane Maidstone ME16 9QQ 09:00 – 17:00 Additional Information … Read More

Jane Graves and Suzanne Tobin, the first LCGB Conference Scholarship Winners!

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LCGB is very proud to announce the first two Conference Scholarship go to Jane Graves and Suzanne Tobin. From Jane, From Jane, ‘I work at a local hospital as a breastfeeding supporter providing a telephone helpline for local mums. I have been pursuing becoming an IBCLC since 2010. With no health professional background I am working towards fulfilling the health … Read More

Sarah Levitt M.A., F.M.A.

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainSpeakers 2015

Head of Arts and Museums Culture and Neighbourhood Services Leicester City Council Sarah Levitt grew up in Leek, Staffordshire. A BA in Art History and an MA in the History of Dress were followed by work at Platt Hall Gallery of English Costume, Manchester City Art Galleries, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and Gunnersbury Park Museum, West London. She came … Read More

Sally Etheridge BA, PGCE, IBCLC.

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainSpeakers 2015

Sally works as an IBCLC in Leicester, the first city in the UK where there is no British White majority. Sally has had a particular interest in working with and alongside BME communities since studying in Toulouse for her degree in French in 1987 – she was invited to return to Toulouse in 1988 to deliver a workshop at the … Read More

Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, PhD, FACO (US), RCC Fellow (UK)

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainSpeakers 2015

Joyce Miller developed the busy infant and child practice at the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, England and is Programme Leader for the University of Bournemouth’s Master’s Degree in Musculoskeletal Health of the Paediatric Patient. She is also a certified Brazelton practitioner, completed at Cambridge University in 2006 and in 2009 completed certification in Paediatric Nutrition from the Royal … Read More

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA

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Kathleen Kendall-Tacket is a health psychologist, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and Owner/Editor-in-Chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press specializing in women’s health. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Amarillo, Texas, and received the 2011 Community Faculty Award from the Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a … Read More

Linda J. Smith MPH, FACCE, IBCLC, FILCA

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainSpeakers 2015

Linda Smith is a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, author, and internationally-known consultant on breastfeeding and birthing issues. Linda is ILCA’s liaison to the World Health Organization’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and consultant to INFACT Canada/IBFAN North America. As a former La Leche League Leader and Lamaze-certified Childbirth Educator, she provided education and support to diverse families over 35 years in … Read More