Honorary Membership Jill Dye

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Honorary Membership of LCGB is a tribute for individuals who have made a major contribution to the organisation.  It carries free membership for life and is a significant recognition awarded to very few.  To date we have had only six recipients in over 20 years. It is with great pleasure that we can announce on behalf of the committee that … Read More

LCGB Conference Sponsorship News 2017

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This year LCGB’s Conference sponsorship places have been awarded to Gretel Finch, and Kirsty Jenkins. Both are aspiring IBCLCs, with Gretel only needing to top up her current clinical practice to be eligible for the exam, Kirsty expecting to take it next year, and both well along the path. Gretel has been very largely responsible for bringing our research project to … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Carol Williams

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Carol Williams

Carol Williams Public Health Nutritionist and Infant Feeding Specialist Senior Lecturer: Health Promotion and Public Health, University of Brighton, UK Co-director: Infant Feeding Consortium community interest company (IFCcic) Carol Williams is a Public Health Nutritionist and infant feeding specialist with a long and varied experience of working on food and health issues in the UK and internationally, primarily in the … Read More

IMPORTANT – IBCLC questionnaire!

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Dear IBCLC, I am a Research Associate at the University of Bristol in the School of Experimental Psychology and I would like to invite you to take part in a research study (questionnaire based) examining the role and current practice of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in Great Britain.  This research is being carried out in collaboration with Lactation Consultants … Read More

IBLCE Exam Board Role for UK IBCLC

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LCGB is delighted to announce on IBCLC day that LCGB member, Jane Graves IBCLC, has been selected to serve on the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Certification Committee. We wish to congratulate Jane on her new appointment and are delighted to see a UK IBCLC take on this internationally important role so soon after qualifying. Jane was awarded … Read More

Gold Conference Special Rate for LCGB Members

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LCGB are pleased to announce that members are able to attend the 2017 Gold Lactation online conference at a special discounted group rate. Please see Gold Conference Group Rate in the members area for further information. Gold conference information Full conference information see goldlactation.com/conference/ registration Gold Conference dates  April 3rd – Free Live Keynote Presentation Dr. Amy Brown’ “Breastfeeding as a Public Health Issue: Do we … Read More

News about our 2017 conference!

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Our 2017 conference is now open for booking – please click here to see the options of tickets. We are delighted to offer you at an all inclusive price an exciting two days with great speakers; a fantastic learning opportunity for lactation specialists and those interested in breastfeeding. About our Speakers: Rodney Dietert, Professor of Immunotoxicology, will be talking about … Read More

2017 Conference Sponsored Places

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Invitation for 2017 conference sponsorship applications LCGB is pleased to announce that we are again sponsoring two places at our annual Conference, and we welcome applications. 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 under-represented, thus encouraging greater … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Toni Harman

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Toni Harman is a documentary filmmaker turned author. A graduate of Exeter University and London Film School, Toni has spent the past 20 years producing and directing films. Her credits include a feature film released by a Hollywood studio and several documentaries about childbirth; DOULA!, FREEDOM FOR BIRTH and the multi award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH about the critical importance of ‘seeding … Read More

2017 Conference Speakers – Zoe Faulkner and Gretel Finch

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Dr Gretel Finch Zoe Faulkner, IBCLC The role and current practice of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) in Great Britain Bios: Dr Gretel Finch is a Research Associate working in the Nutrition and Behaviour Unit at the University of Bristol, UK. In 2016, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship on effect of infant feeding method on maternal eating behaviour, food … Read More