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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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21
Jan

Lyndsey Hookway: Keynote Speaker at Spring Study Day 2020

“Let’s talk about sleep, baby!” Saturday March 28th 2020. Radisson Blu, Athlone   The Association of ...
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20
Jan

Why Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma Matter by Amy Brown. Book Review.

Review by Orla Dorgan   Short book 135 pages. ‘Why Matter’ series published by Pinter and Martin. I was exc...
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18
Dec

The Road to Rio – review of the IBFAN Conference by Sue Jameson

I have been asked numerous questions since returning from The IBFAN World Breastfeeding Conference in Rio de Janiero, the top...
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07
Dec

Nuggets from the 2019 ILCA Conference

ALCI President Sue Jameson attended The 2019 ILCA Conference in Atlanta in July and compiled these conference 'nuggets': &...
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02
Nov

Silencing The Self by Denise O’Brien reviewed by Tara Durkin

When I received the ALCI 2019 Conference Programme, I was very excited to see Denise O’Brien’s presentation listed, recog...
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28
Oct

The Impact of Child Development on Breastfeeding by Elsa Quintana by Sue Jameson.

This session was presented at the 2020 ILCA Conference by Elsa Quintana BA, BCJ, IBCLC, CLE  and Jan Tedder BSN, FNP, IBCLC,...
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28
Oct

Painful Nipples by Kay Hoover reviewed by Jennifer Ashcroft

Kay Hoover, MEd and IBCLC, was the keynote speaker at the recent ACLI conference held in Limerick. Kay’s presentation on th...
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20
Oct

Spring Study Day 2020

This year's Spring Study Day is on March 28th in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone. More details here as they are finalised....
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07
Oct

ALCI At The Aras 2019

ALCI Council and members recently represented ALCI as part of a special reception in Áras an Uachtaráin in celebration of N...
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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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