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

World Breastfeeding Week, 2018

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About #WBW2018 A sustainable and more equal world begins with efforts to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Malnutrition, food insecurity and poverty affect millions and stand in the way of sustainable development. Breastfeeding is a universal solution that gives everyone a fair start in life and lays the foundation for good health and survival of … 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