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IBCLC Day is Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Welcome to the ILCA IBCLC Day Celebration! IBCLC Day was developed to recognize the important role of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® and the specialized knowledge each has to make a difference in the lives of breastfeeding mothers and babies. IBCLC Day is celebrated each year on the first Wednesday of March. This year's celebration will be held Wednesday, 4 March 2015.


IBCLC Day Event Page on Facebook

We'd love to invite you to our IBCLC Day Event Page on Facebook. We'll be gathering your inspiration, posting content to share, and keeping you up-to-date on the planned events and sharing opportunities. Help us spread the word by inviting your friends to this event - anyone who wants to celebrate the role of the IBCLC in transforming world health through breastfeeding!


Use the #happyIBCLCday Hashtag

No matter where you like to hang out online, use our #happyIBCLCday hashtag to get in on the conversation. Come join us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and our brand new Instagram account!

Show Appreciation to the IBCLCs in Your Community

Consider hosting an event in your workplace or community. Present each IBCLC you work with with a special certificate of appreciation and/or a special gift. Take the opportunity to thank each IBCLC you know for the important work they do and encourage others to do the same.

Downloads for Your Celebration

We know that many of our members enjoy honoring those IBCLCs in their workplaces and communities with certificates of recognition. We've created a customizable version for you to download. We also have cake art!

Show your pride in your profession! Update your Facebook profile image and your cover image for IBCLC Day!

To access any of our downloads, click on your preferred image below. Then right click and choose "save image as."

Certificate of Appreciation

Cake Art

Facebook Profile Image

Facebook Cover Image - English

Facebook Cover Image - French

Facebook Cover Image - Spanish


Share Your Pride In Your Profession!

Please join us in sharing these visuals widely on social media! Download the images below or click on the "find on Facebook" links to share directly to your Facebook page! 


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Photo credits: You Are Not Alone (beach image): Blue Ridge Breastfeeding

You Are Not Alone (hospital image): courtesy Jeanessa Nembhard


IBCLC Day Store

Each year ILCA provides materials to help celebrate IBCLC Day. This year, we are featuring a "pop-up store" where you can find all varieties of items including t-shirts, mugs, stickers, and phone cases. Items are currently available in English, Spanish, and French.