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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:

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.

To include a breastfeeding conference, seminar or other educational events on this page, email Lynn Timms:

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

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’ 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 | 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

Free Powerpoint viewer

Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Edition
Please visit the members area for a discount on this updated resource.
Offer extended until January 2015!
Sept LCGB meeting
Please visit the members area page for the the mimutes of the LCGB meeting held on 11th Sept 2014.
LCGB strategic plan.
The LCGB Strategic Plan 2014-2017 is now available for viewing here.
LCGB endorses WABA statement.
LCGB has endorsed the statement from WABA, calling for breastfeeding to be at the core of global nutrition policy.

Our work is dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding.

This statement calls for key strategies from the WHO/ UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding to be implemented -- and LCGB wholeheartedly supports this!
Congratulations !
Congratulations to all new IBCLCs, are you thinking of joining the LCGB then follow this link for more information.
LCGB Committee Meetings
Important Information
Please note in your diary the dates for the LCGB Committee Meetings up until January 2016

Thurs 15th Jan 2015, London
Mon 16th March, London
Wed 20th May, Sheffield/Leeds
Mon 6th July, London
Mon 14th Sept, London,
Thurs 5th Nov, London
Thurs 14th Jan 2016, London
Tongue-tie leaflets
The LCGB TT leaflets are now sold out and we are no longer providing this resource. Please visit the Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners website for information on this updated resource.
iLactation Online Breastfeeding Conference
LCGB members can benefit from a members discount on both Early Bird & Standard prices with the iLactation online breastfeeding conference

Visit the LCGB Members Area for more detail on this discount
Special insurance rate for LCGB members
Please visit the members area for more details on this offer.
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.
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 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.
Save the Children - response.
Save the Children report on breastfeeding - LCGB response.
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