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Information about Other Lactation Consultants

 

ILCA – International Lactation Consultants Association

The International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) is the member association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants® (IBCLC®) and other healthcare professionals who care for breastfeeding families. ILCA membership is open to all who support and promote breastfeeding.

 

IBLCE – International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

IBLCE®, or the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners®, is the independent international certification body conferring the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) credential.

 

ELACTA –  European Lactation Consultants Alliance 

All IBCLC associations within Europe are united by ELACTA. ELACTA stands for professional lactation care, to improve maternal and infant health outcomes.

 

HSE Breastfeeding Website

Advice and support on starting breastfeeding, hygiene tips and common breastfeeding questions answered.

 

Lactation Consultants of Great Britain
Lactation Consultants of Great Britain (LCGB) is a registered charity working to improve the health and wellbeing of families through advocacy and expert IBCLC breastfeeding care.

 

Links to useful websites in Ireland

Cuidiu

The Irish name Cuidiú means care and support for all parents with bumps or babes, tots or teens. They are a parent-to-parent support charity run by volunteer parents.

 

La Leche League of Ireland

Their mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

 

Breastfedbabies

A Northern Ireland Health Promotion Agency.

 

Friends of Breastfeeding Ireland

Friends of Breastfeeding works to ensure that women in Ireland achieve their desired breastfeeding experience. We network to connect women in Ireland who want to breastfeed with their local support system. We work to build communities of supportive friends, family and health professionals – “friends” of breastfeeding.

 

AIMs Ireland

AIMS Ireland is a voluntary organisation, formed to highlight and campaign for a greater understanding, acceptance and support for normal birth practices in our country.