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The Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland (ALCI) has been in operation for 25 years.
The purpose of the Association is to promote the professional development, advancement and recognition of
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) for the benefit of breastfeeding infants and children, mothers, families and the wider community.

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Competence Framework for Breastfeeding

ALCI recently commissioned a Competence Framework for Breastfeeding. The work is now completed and can be viewed here.  The work was completed by Dr. Louise Gallagh...
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ALCI All Ireland Breastfeeding Conference

ALCI is heading to Tipperary for this year’s Annual Conference  (Timetable here), which takes place on Friday October ...
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Breastfeeding and Work – Lets Make It Work!

This week (Aug 1st – 7th) is World Breastfeeding Week, marking the annual worldwide celebration of breastfeeding. This year’s theme is “Breastfeeding and Work ...
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This year’s Annual ALCI Conference takes place on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of October in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Co. Tipperary.

Friday October 2nd and Saturday October 3rd

Horse & Jockey Hotel, Co. Tipperary

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Membership of ALCI is open to International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (Full Membership), institutions and other entities that wish to be associated with ALCI (Institutional Membership) and any others interested in the care of the breastfeeding mother and her baby (Associate Membership).

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