ALCI Conference, Sept 27-28 2019, Radisson Blu Hotel, Limerick.
ALCI Council recently represented ALCI as part of a special reception in Áras an Uachtaráin in celebration of National Breastfeeding Week.
The reception, which was hosted by Sabina Higgins, included a ‘Latching on’ morning and involved representatives, mothers and babies from ALCI, Cuidiú, La Leche League, Friends of Breastfeeding and Association for Improvement in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS),
ALCI Council Member Regina Keogh spoke on behalf of ALCI and thanked Sabina and Michael D for the work they have done on behalf of breastfeeding families and breastfeeding health professionals in Ireland. Regina presented Sabina with a painting by Cork artist Mia Foley, which depicts a breastfeeding mother.
Well done to the three Scholarship winners:
First time candidate from a medical background: Mary Cronin
First time candidate from a non medical background: Catherine McGowan
Re-certifying candidate: Eimear O’Connor
The recipients will receive
- Two informative text books (“The Breastfeeding Atlas” by Barbara Wilson-Clay and “Breastfeeding And Human Lactation” by and ) worth over €190.
- € 250 towards the cost of the IBLCE Exam (see information below).