World AIDS Day 2015

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World AIDS Day is on Tuesday, 1 December this year. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) 2015 World AIDS Day Statement can be found on the WABA website; Breastfeeding: Getting Close to Zero for an AIDS-free Generation The 2012 WABA HIV Kit and Pamela Morrison’s GOLD conference presentation on HIV and Breastfeeding are both available at hivbreastfeeding.org Please feel free to … Read More

LCGB Conference and AGM 2016

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Evolutionary Breastfeeding Milk Matters, Epigenetics and the Microbiome Friday 15th April – Saturday 16th April 2016 The Ark Conference Centre, Dinwoodie Drive, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG24 9NN Speakers include: Maureen Minchin BA Hons, MA (Melb); TSTC — Milk Matters AND Identifying & Managing Allergy in the Young Breastfed Infant (masterclass) Laurel Wilson IBCLC, CLE, CLD, CCCE, BS — Embracing prenatal attachment & Breastfeeding as Foundation for … Read More

Congratulations new IBCLCs!

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Congratulations to all newly qualified International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, and a warm welcome to the profession in the UK! LCGB also wishes to congratulate all those recertifying, with a special acknowledgment to those of you who have re-taken the exam at the 10 year and 20 year mark. Well done to you all, and may you continue to impact … Read More

Scholarship / sponsored place for Complex Clinical Skills Day, 12th Oct

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LCGB is delighted to announce that we are offering a scholarship/ sponsored place for one member to attend our upcoming study day on Complex Clinical Skills! Preference will be given to aspiring IBCLCs. ‘Complex Clinical Skills in Lactation’ Guest speaker: Diana West IBCLC, Venue: The Ark, Basingstoke Date: 12th October 2015 All members should have received an application form by … Read More

Study Day with Diana West – 12th Oct, Basingstoke

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We are excited to announce that bookings are now open for the forthcoming LCGB study day with Diana West, author, international speaker and private practice IBCLC. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Monday 12th October 2015, 9am-5pm. Lunch and refreshments included. At: The Ark Conference Centre, Dinwoodie Drive, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG24 9NN Assessment of the Breastfeeding Dyad: A detailed discussion of maternal and infant … Read More

LCGB Conference and AGM 2015 – Speakers and sessions

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Coming of age, 21 years of professional ICBLC help for breastfeeding mothers and babies Friday 24th April Featured speakers: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D, IBCLC, FAPA Joyce E Miller, Ph.D, BS, DC, DABCC Linda J Smith, MPH, FACCE, IBCLC, FILCA 8 -9am Registration 12.45 – 2pm Lunch 5.20pm End 5.45pm LCGB AGM 7.30pm Evening meal Saturday 25th April Featured speakers: Sally Etheridge, … Read More

Breastfeeding Welcome at Airports?

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Do visit this link for a recent article and league table on how welcoming our UK airports are for breastfeeding parents: “It’s 2015. It’s the year that Back to the Future suggested we would have hoverboards and flying cars. This may not be the case, but it’s certainly about time airports came into the 21st century, and we headed to … Read More

Karla Napier awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding

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Lactation Consultants of Great Britain is pleased to announce that the first winner of the award for Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding as an IBCLC is Karla Napier. Her nominator, Jill Gibson, describes Karla a ‘Tireless, passionate Infant Feeding Advisor with NHS Lothian for 12 years. She has been an inspiration to her colleagues. Karla has successfully supported hundreds of women … Read More