CLCA/ACCL is a national professional association representing International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in Canada. CLCA is a registered non-profit organization committed to the protection and promotion of breastfeeding in Canada and the advancement of the IBCLC profession.
about our members
Our IBCLC members work in a variety of clinical, research and policy settings. We provide educational opportunities, professional networking as well as advocacy on issues relating to breastfeeding and the needs of IBCLCs in Canada.
We are fully affiliated with the Breastfeeding Committee of Canada and adhere to the International Code on the Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. The CLCA/ACCL advocates on behalf of the IBCLC, families and breastfeeding advocates at all levels of government and in the private sector.
BECOME an IBCLC
Interested in becoming an IBCLC? The International Board Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE) is the official source for information on getting your IBCLC certificate, registration and exam requirements. You will want to visit IBCLE for all the most current information on how to become an IBCLC.
clinical lactation journal
Clinical Lactation is a peer-reviewed journal summarizing recent advances in clinical care in the field of human lactation. CLCA members receive online access to the journal and can access the password in the 'members only' section.