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
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: email@example.com
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
Thursday 7th Nov 10am - 2.00pm, De Montfort Uni, Edith Murphy Building, Leicester
on the 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.
2014 LCGB CONFERENCE
Please visit the Events page for new information regarding the 2014 LCGB Conference.
Treasure Chest August 2013
Please take a look at the newest edition of Treasure Chest, which has some excellent feedback from the ILCA conference, attended by a good
contingent of our members. April Whincop's resumee of some key sessions is very motivating and will definitely encourage me to find out
more about the work of the speakers.
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.
Don't forget - if you are attending the LCGB Conference in April - we will have a supply of these popular leaflets for sale on the LCGB stand which will save you paying P&P !
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.