Study Day with Diana West – 12th Oct, Basingstoke

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We are excited to announce that bookings are now open for the forthcoming LCGB study day with Diana West, author, international speaker and private practice IBCLC. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Monday 12th October 2015, 9am-5pm. Lunch and refreshments included. At: The Ark Conference Centre, Dinwoodie Drive, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG24 9NN Assessment of the Breastfeeding Dyad: A detailed discussion of maternal and infant … Read More

Breastfeeding Welcome at Airports?

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Do visit this link for a recent article and league table on how welcoming our UK airports are for breastfeeding parents: “It’s 2015. It’s the year that Back to the Future suggested we would have hoverboards and flying cars. This may not be the case, but it’s certainly about time airports came into the 21st century, and we headed to … Read More

Karla Napier awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding

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Lactation Consultants of Great Britain is pleased to announce that the first winner of the award for Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding as an IBCLC is Karla Napier. Her nominator, Jill Gibson, describes Karla a ‘Tireless, passionate Infant Feeding Advisor with NHS Lothian for 12 years. She has been an inspiration to her colleagues. Karla has successfully supported hundreds of women … 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

LCGB World Health Day Statement 7th April 2015

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Lactation Consultants of Great Britain Statement for World Health Day on the theme Food Safety, 7 April 2015. The provision of safe food is never more important than in the earliest months of life, and the younger the baby, the more critical it is. How we feed our babies and young children can have a profound impact on their health … Read More

Infant Feeding Survey E-Petition

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Call for Dept of Health to Reinstate the Five Yearly National Infant Feeding Survey – please sign to show your support! Lactation Consultants of Great Britain (LCGB) is extremely concerned by the loss of the National Infant Feeding Survey (IFS) in 2015, which had previously been conducted every 5 yrs since 1975. There is nothing more important to any new … Read More

The LCGB Strategic Plan

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The LCGB Strategic Plan 2014-2017 is now available for viewing here.

LCGB Committee Meetings

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Important Information Please note in your diary the dates for the LCGB Committee Meetings up until January 2016 Mon 16th March, London Wed 20th May, London Mon 6th July, London Mon 14th Sept, London, Thurs 5th Nov, London Thurs 14th Jan 2016, London