LCGB Conference and AGM 2016

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Evolutionary 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)
  • 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
  • Toni Harman, Film Producer / Director, Author   The Infant Microbiome

Friday 15th April LCGB Conference Day 1 (9:30am – 5:00pm)

8:30-9:25 Registration, Tea & Coffee

Featured speakers include:

Maureen Minchin – Milk Matters

New knowledge about why & what that means in practice

Laurel Wilson – Postpartum Mood Disorders

BF & The epigenetic links from past into the future

UK IBCLCs: short presentations with Q&A Lynn Timms, Helen Gray and Clare Meynell

5.00 Day ends

5.45 AGM

7.30 Evening meal


Saturday 16th LCGB Conference Day 2 (9:30am – 4:30pm)

8.45 – 9.25 Registration, Tea & Coffee

Featured speakers include:

Laurel Wilson – Bonding: Embracing prenatal attachment, breastfeeding & long term health.

Toni Harman  – “Seed and Feed” The Infant Microbiome: Laying The Foundations For A Lifetime of Health

Maureen Minchin  Other foods for all babies: Why, What and When

4.30 Evaluation and goodbye


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). Early Bird ends 4th March. 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.


Maureen Minchin Workshops – Allergies and Immune Disorder in the Young Infant