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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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28
Mar

A View from Within by Kathryn Downey

23
Feb

ALCI Spring Study Day 2022

I am delighted to share with you the Timetable and Press Release for this year's Spring Study Day on Saturday March 26th 202...
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23
Feb

ALCI AGM followed by FREE Webinar

ALCI will be hosting its Annual General Meeting via Zoom on 27 April, 2022.  The event will commence at 7pm and to be direct...
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22
Feb

Free Webinar to all ALCI Members on 9 March 2022

We are delighted to share with you that we will be holding a live Webinar on https://www.alcireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2...
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10
Dec

Infant Mental Health with Dr Sue Jennings reviewed by Roisin O’Byrne

I am currently working as a public health nurse in County Louth. A large part of my role involves supporting breastfeeding mo...
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03
Dec

Returning to Normal Physiological Birth – Hormones & Birth Kerstin Uvnas Moberg reviewed by Niamh Cassidy

Oxytocin. The love hormone, the contraction hormone, the milk ejection hormone. As lactation consultants this is the basic an...
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28
Nov

LGBTQ+ Competency in Birth and Beyond reviewed by Kirsten Killoran

Did you know that in a 2018 survey, 1 in 2 young adults (18-24 years) did not identify as 100% heterosexual?  (https://yougo...
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01
Nov

2021 ALCI CONFERENCE REVIEWED BY Iby Chacko

Differentiating Normal New-born Weight Loss from Breastfeeding Failure   As a Lactation consultant in a tertia...
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30
Oct

2021 ALCI Conference REVIEWED BY Beena Thomas

I am a Neonatal Nurse, working in a busy NICU of a tertiary referral hospital. In my daily work, I come across many breast-fe...
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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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