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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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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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01
Jul

BFHI UNICEF Neonatal Conference reviewed by Mairead O’Sullivan

Having attended several previous BFHI UNICEF Conference physically I was enthusiastic as ever to attend this virtual conferen...
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30
Jun

ALCI Poster Competition

Please find here the ALCI Poster Application 2021....
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30
Jun

ALCI Bursaries

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30
Jun

ALCI Scholarship

Please find here the ALCI Scholarship Application 2021....
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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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