Membership

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!)

Chapter Benefits:

  • 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

Click here to become a member!

Note: If you were an USLCA/ILCA member in 2011, please do not purchase a new membership. Instead, please renew your existing membership here.