LCGB Conference and AGM 2016 Speakers

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Conference flyer 2016 book nowEvolutionary Breastfeeding:
Milk Matters, Epigenetics and the Microbiome

Friday 15th April – Saturday 16th April 2016
The Ark Conference Centre, Dinwoodie Drive, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG24 9NN

Speakers include:

Maureen Minchin BA Hons, MA (Melb); TSTC — Milk Matters AND Identifying & Managing Allergy in the Young Breastfed Infant (masterclass)
Friday’s talk is “Milk Matters: new knowledge about why and what that means in practice”
Saturday’s talk is “Other foods for all babies: Why, What and When?”

Laurel Wilson IBCLC, CLE, CLD, CCCE, BS — Embracing prenatal attachment & Breastfeeding as Foundation for Epigenetics AND Postpartum Mood Disorders, Breastfeeding and the Epigenetic Links from Past Into Future.
Friday’s talk is “Postpartum Mood Disorders, BF & The epigenetic links from past into the future”
Saturday’s talk is “Bonding: Embracing prenatal attachment, breastfeeding & long term health”

Toni Harman, Author, Film Producer / Director of “Microbirth”  —  The Infant Microbiome
Toni is speaking on Saturday ““Seed and Feed” The Infant Microbiome: Laying The Foundations For A Lifetime of Health”

There will also be short presentations with Q&A from UK IBCLCs Lynn Timms, Helen Gray and Clare Meynell

Reduced rates for LCGB members

LCGB members benefit from a reduced rate for LCGB organised education events. You don’t have to be an IBCLC to be a member: we offer associate membership with most of the benefits. See LCGB membership for further details.

Scholarship places

LCGB is delighted to offer members & associate members the opportunity to apply for one of the two scholarship places for this event. Preference will be given to aspiring IBCLCs.


Whole event – from £140 (members Early Bird rate). All refreshments and lunch provided on days booked including vegetarian options. An evening meal is available as an optional extra Friday evening.


LCGB events offer invaluable up to date, research based information and Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs).

For further details see our Events Listing and for booking go to the Eventbrite website.

There is also a full day workshop on the Sunday AFTER the conference, from Maureen Minchin – details HERE