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LCGB Conference 2017

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 the Microbiome and the role of breastfeeding (USA)

Christina Smillie MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM a paediatrician specialising in breastfeeding medicine will be speaking about overcoming breast aversion and about the use of hands in breastfeeding (USA)

Maya Bolman BA, BSN, IBCLC will be sharing her expertise in promoting hand expression and breast massage to work through breastfeeding challenges, (USA)

Carol Williams Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion & Public Health, a nutritionist and infant feeding specialist, will be discussing recent research on fathers and breastfeeding (UK)

Toni Harman film maker, will be talking about the Microbiome and her upcoming online educational modules on breastfeeding (UK)

LCGB Chair Zoe Faulkner and LCGB Research Lead Dr Gretel Finch will be sharing thoughts about the role and current practice of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) in Great Britain

Venue: The Hayes Conference Centre Derbyshire, DE55 1AU


Whole Event (from £199) includes:

Delegate pack & access to all sessions
On-site accommodation Friday night (one person per room, there are also doubles & twins if required)
All meals (Friday; refreshments, lunch and evening meal, Saturday; breakfast, lunch & refreshments)

Delegate day rate (from £99) includes:

Delegate pack & access to sessions on that day
Refreshments and lunch (does not include Friday evening meal or B&B)

LCGB is once again pleased to offer sponsored places to this event – please see the information page here

The 2017 “Outstanding Contribution to Breastfeeding” award will once again be announced at our AGM on the Friday of the conference – please see this page for more information on how to apply