- About us
The CLCA/ACCL is the national professional association representing International Board Certified Lactation Consultants in Canada. We are a registered non-profit organization run by volunteer board of directors in accordance with our by-laws.
The CLCA/ACCL is committed to the protection and promotion of breastfeeding in Canada and the advancement of the IBCLC profession. 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 IBCLC in Canada.
We are fully affiliated with the Breastfeeding Committee of Canada (http://www.breastfeedingcanada.ca/) and adhere to the International Code on the Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/code_english.pdf). The CLCA/ACCL advocates on behalf of IBCLC, families and breastfeeding advocates at all levels of government and in the private sector.