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LCGB is affiliated to the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), the global association for health care workers who specialise in breastfeeding.

ILCA is a founding and participating member of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding (WABA), and has NGO status with WHO and United Nations organizations such as UNICEF. For information on ILCA, visit: www.ilca.org

Events
Events and Conferences | LCGB Organised Events | Educational Days | Events Online
As far as LCGB is aware, these breastfeeding educational events are free from commercial sponsorship by companies associated with the baby feeding industry as stipulated in the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. www.who.int/child_adolescent_health/documents/9421594292/en

To include a breastfeeding conference, seminar or other educational events on this page, email Lynn Timms: timmslynn@yahoo.co.uk

Consultants
Find a Local IBCLC | Private IBCLCs | Find a Tongue-tie Divider
Find your nearest Lactation Consultant and also private LC here. Page also includes Lactation Consultants who divide tongue-ties as part of the NHS and also as part of their private LC practice.

As of 31st December 2012 the LCGB is no longer providing the directory of Tongue-tie Practitioners - for more regarding tongue-tie dividers information please visit the Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners website at www.tongue-tie.org.uk

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Publications and resources on this page are available from LCGB, or through external links. Please take your time to see all the resources we have to offer.

Members
Members’ Area
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This page is only accessible to members and associate members of LCGB.

Treasure Chest is now available online in the Members Area.

Links
Links | Our partner Asibi in Nigeria
A comprehensive list to websites of interest to all breastfeeding supporters and parents.

Jack Newman study day held on 4th May 2010 - Powerpoint presentations

Case studies in poor weight gain
Breastfeeding the premature and the sick baby
Late onset slow weight gain

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News
Sally is raising money for breastfeeding
For World Breastfeeding Week 1 - 7 August, our LCGB Secretary, Sally Etheridge, is attempting a 500 mile Cycle Challenge to raise funds for breastfeeding please click here to sponsor Sally and further promote breastfeeding.
AGM Minutes
Minutes from the March Annual General Meeting (2013). The 2013 minutes were approved in our March 2014 meeting and are now available for viewing in the members area
LCGB and ATP Joint Tongue-tie Study Day
We are very pleased to announce that bookings are now being taken for our tongue-tie study day on the 8th Sept 2014 to be held at The Ark Conference Centre in Basingstoke.

We have an exciting programme with renowned speakers Catherine Watson Genna (IBCLC, from the USA) and Helen Caulfield (Paediatric ENT Surgeon from the UK)

For full details and booking form click here
Highlights from the June LCGB meeting
Please visit the members area page for the highlights of our recent LCGB meeting held on 18th June 2014 members area page.
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.
Special insurance rate for LCGB members
Please visit the members area for more details on this offer.
LCGB 2012 and 2013 AGM
The main points of the 2013 AGM are available in the members area including a number of relevant issues regarding committee officers. Please take time to read this. The complete minutes will be avaialble after they have been ratified in 2014.

The minutes from the LCGB 2012 AGM have been ratified and are available for viewing via the Members Area.
Tongue-tie tear-off pads.
Just in - our recently updated Tongue-tie leaflet- prices remain the same - please contact Lynn Timms with your order.
Save the Children - response.
Save the Children report on breastfeeding - LCGB response.
LCGB Funding & Advertising Policy - adopted November 2012
"LCGB does not accept or seek funds, donations, gift or sponsorships from organisations or companies who do not comply with the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitute". Please click here for full Policy Document.
Preventing Disease and Saving Resources
Preventing Disease and Saving Resources - the potential contribution of increasing breastfeding rates in the UK.
You may have seen the coverage in the media of this UNICEF commisioned work highlighting the cost of NOT breastfeeding.
Please click here for the full (104 pages) report.
For more information please contact - info@lcgb.org