Gold Conference Special Rate for LCGB Members

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LCGB are pleased to announce that members are able to attend the 2017 Gold Lactation online conference at a special discounted group rate. Please see Gold Conference Group Rate in the members area for further information. Gold conference information Full conference information see goldlactation.com/conference/ registration Gold Conference dates  April 3rd – Free Live Keynote Presentation Dr. Amy Brown’ “Breastfeeding as a Public Health Issue: Do we … Read More

News about our 2017 conference!

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LCGB Conference 2017

Our 2017 conference is now open for booking – please click here to see the options of tickets. We are delighted to offer you at an all inclusive price an exciting two days with great speakers; a fantastic learning opportunity for lactation specialists and those interested in breastfeeding. About our Speakers: Rodney Dietert, Professor of Immunotoxicology, will be talking about … Read More

2017 Conference Sponsored Places

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Invitation for 2017 conference sponsorship applications LCGB is pleased to announce that we are again sponsoring two places at our annual Conference, and we welcome applications. This funding reflects our commitment to reducing barriers to our profession in the UK, supporting aspiring IBCLCs, especially those who are not health professionals, and those from groups which are under-represented, thus encouraging greater … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Toni Harman

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Toni Harman is a documentary filmmaker turned author. A graduate of Exeter University and London Film School, Toni has spent the past 20 years producing and directing films. Her credits include a feature film released by a Hollywood studio and several documentaries about childbirth; DOULA!, FREEDOM FOR BIRTH and the multi award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH about the critical importance of ‘seeding … Read More

2017 Conference Speakers – Zoe Faulkner and Gretel Finch

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Dr Gretel Finch Zoe Faulkner, IBCLC The role and current practice of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) in Great Britain Bios: Dr Gretel Finch is a Research Associate working in the Nutrition and Behaviour Unit at the University of Bristol, UK. In 2016, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship on effect of infant feeding method on maternal eating behaviour, food … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Maya Bolman

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Maya Bolman, RN, BA, BSN, IBCLC Maya Bolman was born and raised in Minsk, Belarus. Certified as IBCLC in 2001, she currently works as inpatient lactation consultant at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital. Since 2009, she also works as lactation consultant in a large pediatric and breastfeeding medicine practice. Maya Bolman is internationally known for her work promoting hand expression and … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Christina Smillie

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Christina Smillie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM Dr. Smillie is an American pediatrician who in 1996 founded the first private medical practice in the USA devoted to the specialty of breastfeeding medicine. Board certified by both the American Board of Pediatrics in 1983 and by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners in 1995, she values her continuing education from colleagues, … Read More

2017 Conference Speaker – Rodney Dietert

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Rodney Dietert PhD Rodney Dietert is Professor of Immunotoxicology at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA and author of the 2016 book ‘The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life’. Rodney is in his 40th year Cornell University faculty. He received his Ph.D. in immunogenetics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. Rodney … Read More

Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding Award, 2017

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Nominations are now sought for LCGB’s Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding Award, 2017. In recognition and celebration of the work of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) we are now seeking nominations for LCGB’s Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding Award 2017. We are looking for an IBCLC who has made an exceptional contribution to breastfeeding in the UK. Nominees will need to be … Read More