Speaker Bio: Zainab Yate

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Zainab Yate. BSc, MSc, Doctoral Student has a Medical Ethics & Law (Imperial College, MSc) background and her doctorate research is in Bioethics. Her working background is in Public Health and commissioning within the NHS. She is Alt. Vice Chair and named qualitative lead of the North London Research Ethics Committee, with the Health Research Authority in the UK (HRA). … Read More

Speaker Bio: Professor Simon Murch

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Professor Murch is Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at Warwick Medical School. Before taking up this post, he was Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Gastroenterology at the Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, London. His clinical interests include paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), coeliac disease, food allergy and complex inherited enteropathies. He was the leader of the international … Read More

LCGB Conference 2018 Poster Abstract Submission

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Our annual conference takes place on 6th and 7th April in Hertfordshire. This year we are planning a display of posters to be presented. Abstracts are particularly invited that address barriers to breastfeeding: all abstracts must acknowledge that breastfeeding is normal for the mother-baby dyad. To apply, the form below should be submitted by email to events@lcgb.org with the subject … Read More

Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding Award – Nominations Sought

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In recognition and celebration of the work of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) we are now seeking nominations for LCGB’s Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding Award 2018. We are looking for someone who has made an exceptional contribution to breastfeeding as an IBCLC in the UK. Nominees will need to be current LCGB members and nominations will be accepted via … Read More

IBLCE Exam Successes

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LCGB would like to extend our congratulations to all newly qualified or re-qualified IBCLCs who sat the exam in October and have received successful results this week. Remember that LCGB is the professional association for IBCLCs in Britain, and we work to raise the profile of the profession, and to advocate for expertise in breastfeeding promotion and support. You can … Read More

LCGB Statement on NOSH Study

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LCGB are very pleased to finally see the results of this long-awaited study being published, showing mothers and society that the breastfeeding mothers and babies are valued, and that breastfeeding itself is valued, can have a huge impact. Just as easily accessible, well trained local peer support and support for more complex breastfeeding situations, can have a huge impact on … Read More

World Aids Day 2017 – My Health, My Right Campaign

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Women represent 52% of all people affected by HIV: in this document, published in recognition of 2017’s World Aids Day, WABA  draws attention to the role of the protection, promotion and support of optimal breastfeeding as a way of ensuring women’s rights. See the full press release here http://waba.org.my/my-health-my-right-campaign-a-breastfeeding-perspective/ WABA believes that effective policies and programmes can empower women and girls, including … Read More

Equality & Diversity Report

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LCGB’s Equality & Diversity team are always keen to hear from members about good practice in their settings to increase or recognise diversity, or stories celebrating success among those from minority groups. It was wonderful to see the standing ovation that the delegates at this year’s Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative conference gave to breastfeeding peer supporter ZamZam Elmi, after … Read More

Specialist training day: Protecting Infants in Emergencies in the Developed World

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  LCGB in collaboration with Safely Fed Canada, are pleased to announce a training day on 4th December in Islington, North London, for commissioners and frontline workers from Public Health, Local Resilience Forums, emergency planners, infant feeding leads, health visitors and midwives working with vulnerable populations and refugees, and all other interested parties including peer supporters, on Protecting Infants in Emergencies in the … Read More