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ILCA provides you with the essential tools, resources, and information to best support the families you support. 

Do you support and promote breastfeeding? Then you are a valued member of our community. You do not need to be an IBCLC to be a member! We welcome you to consider joining us in 2015!

2015 Benefits Include:

  • Earn FREE CERPs:
    NEW in 2015! All ILCA members are eligible to earn up to 10 FREE CERPs. As you know, IBCLCs are required to recertify by CERPs or exam every five years. Be sure to take advantage of this benefit: over the course of five years, you can secure up to two-thirds of your required CERPs for the recertification process. You can read more about this benefit, including the list of qualifying CERPs, HERE.
     
  • Access the Journal of Human Lactation (JHL):
    Guide your practice by reading the research you need in three ways: on paper, online, and mobile. In addition to the print edition that will arrive in your mailbox, you can also read full articles online at the JHL website, on your computer, or your mobile device at jhl.sagepub.com.
     
  • Find A Lactation Consultant (FALC) Listing:
    New families who need breastfeeding support want to find YOUR contact information. Our FALC connects families seeking support to the gold standard in lactation support: IBCLCs. The FALC helps them find you: a verified IBCLC in their community.
     
  • Build Your Practice Toolbox:
    Inside Tracks exclusively for ILCA members.
    Get evidence-based handouts for families on topics like tongue-tie, returning to work, Vitamin D supplementation, hand expression, and more. Available for printing or sharing as PDFs with your clients. Check out the full list HERE.
     
  • Stay Connected:
    Receive weekly email updates with information about educational opportunities, advocacy efforts, techniques to improve your practice, and the latest in lactation research. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. And be sure to check out Lactation Matters, the official blog of ILCA, for in-depth analysis of research, highlights of innovative programs, and new ideas to incorporate into your practice.
     
  • Discounts:
    Significant discounts on all of ILCA's continuing educational opportunities, webinars, CERP modules, the ILCA bookstore, and our annual conference!
     
  • And more!
    Access our translations of practice documents and relevant research.

New Members Sign Up

If you are joining ILCA for the first time, you can receive up to 3 months FREE by joining as soon as possible. Your registration will be valid through 31 December 2015. As soon as you join, you will have full access to all of our ILCA member benefits.  If you would prefer not to join online, download the membership application and submit via mail or fax.


Current Member Renewal

Your current membership expires 31 December 2014 and your new membership will be valid until 31 December 2015. If you are a renewing member in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, or the United States, you will no longer be automatically enrolled in your regional organization. We encourage you to consider membership with your national or regional organization as well as membership with ILCA. Read here for more details.  If you would prefer not to renew online, download the membership application and submit via mail or fax.


Still not sure?

Did you know that you can try ILCA FREE for One Month? Want to figure out a bit more of what ILCA is about? Complete the trial membership application and you can receive access to our online members only resources for one month.  This one-time, exclusive opportunity is only available to individuals who have not previously been members or trial members.


If you have questions, please contact membership@ilca.org