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Lorraine O’Hagan

Lorraine is the current president of the Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland. She is qualified as an RN, RM, IBCLC, and has a  BSc and MSc in  Midwifery, Nurse prescribing and a  Diploma in Social Studies


Lorraine worked as a midwife in many areas and in different Hospitals before coming to NMH in 2000.  She held the  post of Clinical Midwife Specialist in lactation at the NMH from 2006 to 2019.


 Lorraine is an Occasional lecturer at UCD to the Higher Diploma in Public Health students.  She is a provider of the IBCLC exam prep course for the last 16 years.  She also works as an IBCLC in Private practice.


Married to David, Mum to Hugh, Killian and Aisling and new Granny to Rian, Isabelle, Olivia, Ava Marie and Rosie. 

Further Reading


Presenting at the ILCA 2023 In-person Conference in Las Vegas:  A Personal Account


ILCA 2023 Conference Presentation: Building Policy Coalitions


WHO/Unicef Congress