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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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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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01
Oct

Breastfeeding Multiples by Kay Hoover Reviewed by Barbara Noonan Sexton

  Kay Hoover MEd and IBCLC was the keynote speaker at the recent ALCI Conference. Kay's final session was about b...
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01
Oct

Tongue Tie by Alan O’Reilly reviewed by Barbara Noonan Sexton

Dr. Alan O’Reilly MB BCH BAO DCH DRCOG IBCLC facilitated two workshops entitled "Tongue Tie: Lactation Support V Frenotomy"...
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30
Sep

Making Breastfeeding Work: Support is Key

Breastfeeding is the physiologically normal way to feed a baby. It’s natural, it’s how babies expect to be fed, and women...
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30
Sep

ALCI Scholarship & Poster Competitions

Congratulations to the winners of the ALCI Scholarships this year. Veronica Quadu, Breda Lambe and Anna O'Donoghue. &nb...
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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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