USLCA/ILCA membership is open to all who support and promote breastfeeding; you can join at any time and do NOT need to be an IBCLC to be a member!
As an USLCA member, you are a member of ILCA. USLCA is the national affiliate of ILCA, established to focus on the needs of the IBCLC in the United States.
USLCA Member Benefits
- Subscription to the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Lactation, including both hard copy and online access
- eNews, USLCA’s Monthly Newsletter
- Low Cost Professional Liability Insurance for IBCLCs
- Discounts on cutting edge online and recorded webinars with the opportunity to earn CERPs
- Press releases on current issues of importance to IBCLCs
- Pursuing licensure and insurance reimbursement
- Representation in governmental and professional organizations advocating for YOU!
ILCA Member Benefits
- Subscription to the well-respected journal, the Journal of Human Lactation
- Free listing in "Find a Lactation Consultant" online referral directory (only for IBCLCs)
- Free listing in "Worksite Lactation Support Directory" online referral for employers (only for IBCLCs)
- Free listing in "Clinical Instruction Directory" for IBCLCs qualified to supervise aspiring lactation consultants
- Access to eGlobe, ILCA’s electronic newsletter
- Opportunity to network with other lactation professionals via Discussion Boards
- Listserv message alerts
- Annual and regional conferences (with discounts for ILCA members)
- Online Continuing Education for instant CERP credit (discounted for ILCA members) and access to ILCA’s web-based Worldwide Education Calendar
- Discounted prices in ILCA’s online bookstore with exam prep materials, business tools, ILCA publications, WBW and IBCLC Day items, and much more!)
- One free recorded Webinar for your Chapter use---Great CERP opportunity!
- Free enhanced listings in our online Worldwide Education Calendar
- Access to mailing labels, brochures, flyers, etc. for Chapter sponsored conferences.
- Online Discussion Board to network and discuss Chapter issues.
- Listing in the Chapter section of the website, including contact information, news/event listings, and link to your website.
- Regular communication from the Director of Chapter & Membership Service, including eNews, Chapter News, and Board of Directors meeting highlights.
- Regular telephone conference calls.
- Webinar conferencing for chapter development.
- USLCA’s eNews for your affiliate.
- Access to Formatting and emailing services of your chapter newsletters for a nominal fee.
- Discounted Liability Insurance for USLCA/ILCA members.
- Reimbursement Tool Kit at a discounted price for your chapter.
- PDFs of USLCA informational materials for your newsletters.
- Chapter networking opportunities at the next ILCA 2012 Conference
- JHL Subscription for only 25.00 a year.
- Free Subscription to USLCA’s Journal of Clinical Lactation