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

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

Breastfeeding Weeks 2018

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There are two separate National Breastfeeding Weeks in 2018: from the 18th to the 22nd we are celebrating with colleagues in Wales and Scotland; and from the 25th to the 29th we will be celebrating with colleagues in England. We’ll be adding to this page throughout the weeks. For Scotland the focus has been directed by the findings from the … Read More

IBCLC from LLL

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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 idea there … 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

Breastfeeding: A Public Health Priority

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Today Thursday 19th April 2018 in London, the Institute of Health Visiting, the Royal Society for Public Health, and the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) UK Working Group, are convening a conference entitled “Breastfeeding: A Public Health Priority”. The conference will be bringing together recommendations for action to improve integrated infant feeding support services for families, who are currently facing … 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