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LCGB Conference & AGM 2017: 21st Century Breastfeeding

April 7 @ 10:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm

LCGB is 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 the Microbiome and the role of breastfeeding (USA)

Christina Smillie MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM a paediatrician specialising in breastfeeding medicine will be speaking about overcoming breast aversion and about the use of hands in breastfeeding (USA)

Maya Bolman BA, BSN, IBCLC will be sharing her expertise in promoting hand expression and breast massage to work through breastfeeding challenges, (USA)

Carol Williams Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion & Public Health, a nutritionist and infant feeding specialist, will be discussing recent research on fathers and breastfeeding (UK)

Toni Harman film maker, will be talking about the Microbiome and her upcoming online educational modules on breastfeeding (UK)

Venue: The Hayes Conference Centre Derbyshire, DE55 1AU

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Whole Event (from £199) includes:

  • Delegate pack & access to all sessions
  • On-site accommodation Friday night (one person per room, there are also doubles & twins if required)
  • All meals (Friday; refreshments, lunch and evening meal, Saturday; breakfast, lunch & refreshments)

Friday or Saturday only (from £99) includes

  • Delegate pack & access to sessions on that day
  • Refreshments and lunch (does not include Friday evening meal or B&B)

Extras nights & evening meals

  • Evening meal Thursday, Friday or Saturday
  • Bed & Breakfast Thursday, Friday or Saturday

Early Bird rate ends 2nd March

CERPs will be applied for

Please let us know if you have any dietary or mobility requirements.

Babes in arms free. Breastfeeding babies and toddlers who need to be with their mothers are welcome at LCGB events. However this conference is not intended for children. Please respect the learning needs of other delegates.

Bookings after 24th March at the discretion of the organisers.

Cancellations will only be considered if requested in writing and received by March 10th 2017. An administration fee of £20 will be charged.

No refunds will be given after this date.

Substitutions will be accepted at any time

The World Health Organisation (WHO) code, Global Strategy, World Health Authority (WHA) resolutions prohibit individuals employed by infant feeding manufacturers from providing any breastfeeding education to mothers, LCGB events may not be used to support such work.

This event is suitable for IBCLCs, GPs, paediatricians, midwives, health visitors, dietitians, breastfeeding counsellors, peer supporters and all interested in breastfeeding.

Membership LCGB has full membership for IBCLCs and associate membership for those interested in breastfeeding/aspiring IBCLCs. Membership £41 per year (£35 by standing order), Click here for more details about membership.

Information about our two scholarship places will be on www.lcgb.org and will be sent to members.

Any questions? Please email: events@lcgb.org


April 7 @ 10:00 am
April 8 @ 5:00 pm
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The Hayes Conference Centre
Hayes Lane
Swanwick, DE55 1AU United Kingdom
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