Update on the first World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative in the UK March 2016


The steering group of the WBTI UK Working Group consists of: Helen Gray, Clare Meynell, Ayala Ochert, Alison Spiro and Patricia Wise, Jill Dye and others. Over the last few months there has been much hard work going on quietly behind the scenes. Information has been collected and submitted by UK organisations, including the NHS, Public Health bodies and Royal … Read More

Scholarship places for the LCGB Conference 2016

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LCGB is delighted to offer members & associate members the opportunity to apply for one of the two scholarship places for this event. Preference will be given to aspiring IBCLCs. This funding reflects our commitment to reducing barriers to our profession in the UK, supporting aspiring IBCLCs, especially those who are not health professionals, and those from groups which are … Read More

LCGB Conference 2016 Speaker Spotlight – Maureen Minchin

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Maureen Minchin BA Hons, MA (Melb); TSTC — Milk Matters AND Allergy and Immune Disorder in the Young Infant – Workshop LCGB is proud, pleased and privileged to announce that inspirational Australian author Maureen Minchin has agreed to present her workshop and spread the word about her newly published book ‘Milk Matters, Infant Feeding and Immune Disorder’. She will lead small intimate … Read More

The Breastfeeding London Course

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The Breastfeeding London Course is a set of 12 monthly Study days (90 hours of lactation specific education) that meets the IBCLE exam requirements.  It is designed for health care providers and lay people who want to provide accurate, current and evidence-based information about breastfeeding and lactation to expectant/new families. It is listed as a Course provider by the International … Read More

Deborah Robertson’s Breastfeeding Specialist Course

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DEBORAH ROBERTSON’S BREASTFEEDING SPECIALIST COURSE for: Health Professionals working with breastfeeding mothers and babies Infant Feeding Co-ordinator post holders Breastfeeding Counsellors updating skills and knowledge Candidates preparing for the IBLCE Lactation Consultant exam IBCLCs earning CERPS to recertify ALMOST EVERYONE DOES THE WHOLE COURSE: 12 study days, one per month A linked graded homework each month Details of session topics … Read More

LCGB Conference and AGM 2016 Speakers

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Evolutionary Breastfeeding: Milk Matters, Epigenetics and the Microbiome Friday 15th April – Saturday 16th April 2016 The Ark Conference Centre, Dinwoodie Drive, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG24 9NN Speakers include: Maureen Minchin BA Hons, MA (Melb); TSTC — Milk Matters AND Identifying & Managing Allergy in the Young Breastfed Infant (masterclass) Friday’s talk is “Milk Matters: new knowledge about why and what that means in … Read More