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

LCGB Knitted Breast The Pattern

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Download the patterns as printable PDF’s here. We have patterns for knitted and crocheted breasts in English and a Portugese translation of the knitting pattern. “I just wanted to add a comment also to say thank you to LCGB for being so generous and making the knitting pattern so widely available to everyone. Kind regards, Lorraine” Lorraine C Worsley MBE … Read More

Health Professional Registration

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IBCLCs in the UK are to seek Health Professional Registration. Hilary Myers, Chairperson of LCGB, is leading the way on this process.

Congratulations!

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Sue Saunders, LCGB committee member, has been invited to join the ILCA Board as Director of Professional Development.

NICE Sleep Guidance

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The LCGB have provided the following comment, download here, on the recent sleep guidance within NICE Postnatal Care Guideline. Issued: Dec 2014 – www.nice.org.uk/  

World Aids Day 2014

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The LCGB is pleased to announce that member Pamela Morrison IBCLC has recently produced several important new articles and resources on breastfeeding and HIV. Pamela’s background includes ten years as a La Leche League Leader in Zimbabwe (1987 – 1997) and twenty-four years as an IBCLC (1990 to date) in Zimbabwe, Australia and England. Click here to download the PDF. … Read More

Response from Lactation Consultants of Great Britain LCGB on the Sheffield study on voucher incentives for breastfeeding,

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Response from Lactation Consultants of Great Britain LCGB on the Sheffield study on voucher incentives for breastfeeding, November 2013 The practice and competencies of IBCLC certified lactation consultants are rooted in evidence and LCGB looks forward to hearing the outcomes of this pilot study. Read the full response here.