All Party Parliamentary Group News

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Lactation Consultants of Great Britain was well represented at the last All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding and Inequalities on 6th September, 2016. The main business of the meeting was a presentation by Sue Ashmore of UNICEF, aided by Francesca Entwhistle. Sue announced that at the November Baby Friendly Conference in November, they will be launching the new sustainability … Read More

Mothers and Depression – Study Day 11th November, Islington

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Study day on postnatal depression and how the infant feeding relationship can impact on maternal mental health, with expert speakers: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett PhD IBCLC FAPA: a leading authority on maternal depression and the relationship between breastfeeding and depression, and Wendy Jones PhD MRPharmS: Specialist Pharmacist with expertise in the safety of Drugs in Breastmilk and lead on the Breastfeeding Network’s Drugs … Read More

Maureen Minchin: Allergy and Immune Disorder in the Young Infant

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Some responses from attendees of this full-day workshop so far: “Maureen’s workshop was an enlightening and engaging opportunity to develop my clinical skills & understanding, and gain insight on the subject of allergy in the breastfed infant.  The impact of allergy on people’s lives is so underestimated, because it is so common in our population now, however as Maureen says … Read More

LCGB Conference 2016 – Reduced rates for LCGB members

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  LCGB members benefit from a reduced rate for LCGB organised education events. You don’t have to be an IBCLC to be a member – we offer associate membership with most of the benefits. See LCGB membership for further details. For further details see our Events Listing and for booking go to the Eventbrite website.

LCGB Conference and AGM 2016 Timetable

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This year LCGB is having 2 days of talks and continued education in breastfeeding centered on the theme of Evolutionary Breastfeeding: Milk Matters, Epigenetics and the Microbiome. Speakers at the two day conference will include Maureen Minchin, Laurel Wilson and Toni Harman, and there will also be talks from some UK IBCLCs, as well as the AGM. As an optional extra, you … 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

Maureen Minchin Masterclasses

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LCGB is proud to have the brilliant Maureen Minchin  running  exclusive workshops ‘Allergy and the Young Infant’ for the 2016 LCGB Conference. On Friday 16th April her talk is “Milk Matters” which will cover new knowledge about breastfeeding, why & what that means in practice. On the Saturday her talk is “Other foods for all babies: Why, What and When” … 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 2016. 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

World AIDS Day 2015

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World AIDS Day is on Tuesday, 1 December this year. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) 2015 World AIDS Day Statement can be found on the WABA website; Breastfeeding: Getting Close to Zero for an AIDS-free Generation The 2012 WABA HIV Kit and Pamela Morrison’s GOLD conference presentation on HIV and Breastfeeding are both available at Please feel free to … Read More