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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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ALCI are delighted to announce that Cathy Carothers  BLA, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA will be the keynote speaker at this year's Annual Conference on September 28th and 29th in the Glenroyal Hotel, Co. Kildare. More details will be here as they are finalised. 

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September 2018

Glenroyal Hotel, Co. Kildare.

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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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