Our 2019 “Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding” Award

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We are proud to announce this year’s recipient of the annual “Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding” award, presented at the LCGB conference, as Deborah Robertson IBCLC. Deborah’s nomination was accompanied by this from one of her many nominees – we felt it was a great summary: “Deborah has single-handedly trained many of today’s cohort of IBCLCs in the UK. Her skill … Read More

Conference 2019 – Facebook highlights

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Our Social Media Team worked very hard over the two days of conference to bring you a round up of the talks. If you attended as a delegate you will appreciate that this is only the lightest of touch of what was covered in so much more depth during the conference – and you will be receiving the presenters’ handouts. You … Read More

GOLD Sponsorship Opportunity for LCGB members

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We are pleased to announce that GOLD online lactation conferences are kindly donating one GOLD place, including both add-ons: ‘Focus on Foundations’ and ‘Tools of the Trade’, plus a 1 year membership, to be awarded to an LCGB member. This place will be awarded by the LCGB Equality & Diversity team. Applicants will be assessed with special consideration given to … Read More

IBCLC from Le Leche League

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  “I am at my first La Leche League GB National Workshop, c.2002.  I am (somewhat to my surprise) the mother of a breastfeeding toddler and pregnant with my second baby.  There is a smart, impressively knowledgeable Leader giving a PowerPoint presentation about nipple shields.  I am fascinated; I’ve never seen a nipple shield, can’t use PowerPoint, and had no … Read More

Our 2018 “Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding” Award

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We are proud to announce this year’s recipient of the annual “Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding” award, bestowed at the LCGB conference, as Pamela Morrison IBCLC. Pamela’s nomination was accompanied by this from one of her nominees – we felt it was a great summary: “Pamela Morrison has worked with breastfeeding mothers and babies for over 30 years and has a … Read More

Planning Your Route

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There are three pathways to fulfilling the prerequisites for the IBCLC exam, set by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). Pathway 1 is the most commonly used in the UK by health professionals, peer supporters, and breastfeeding counsellors.  For more information about pathway 1 click HERE Pathway 2 requires an accredited academic programme, which is not currently available in the … Read More