mission & vision

our mission: 

CLCA/ACCL supports and advocates for Canadian Lactation Consultants. 

our vision: 

CLCA/ACCL envisions a culture in which breastfeeding is acknowledged, promoted, supported and protected. 

our goal: 

The CLCA/ACCL will play an active role in establishing a breastfeeding culture through support of our members. 

OUR purpose: 

  • To advocate for the role of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in Canada.
  • To encourage International Board of Lactation Consultants Examiner (IBCLE) certification for lactation consultants. 
  • To encourage education and research in lactation. 
  • To facilitate communication and networking among it's members. 
  • To support, in Canada, the implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes as interpreted by the World Health Assembly
  • To make representations and serve as a an advisory board to relevant authorities on issues of concern to our members. 
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