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

Fit to Bust – a comic treasure chest

Lactation Consultants of Great BritainTeaching Aids

This lighthearted look at breastfeeding and motherhood was written by a former IBCLC and associate LCGB member, Alison Blenkinsop, to raise funds for Baby Milk Action. LCGB is a member of the Baby Feeding Law Group and supports Baby Milk Action in its aim of protecting breastfeeding and protecting babies fed on formula milk. (2nd edition, Lonely Scribe 2011. RRP … Read More

Happy Knappy

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The Happy Knappy is a knitted creation by Alison Blenkinsop to show how baby poo should change in the first five days. Happy Knappy Knitting Pattern Knappy Wool—cream or white chunky or 2 strands of DK wool (20-25gm) Needles—size 7 or 8 needles Cast on 36 loosely Knit 6 rows (slip the first stitch loosely of each row, to keep the … Read More

LCGB Knitted Breast The Pattern

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Download the patterns as printable PDF’s here. We have patterns for knitted and crocheted breasts in English and a Portugese translation of the knitting pattern. “I just wanted to add a comment also to say thank you to LCGB for being so generous and making the knitting pattern so widely available to everyone. Kind regards, Lorraine” Lorraine C Worsley MBE … Read More