2016 IBCLC Day was on 2 March 2016!
IBCLC Day was developed to recognize the important role of the IBCLC and the specialized knowledge each has to make a difference in the lives of breastfeeding families.
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 families. IBCLC Day is celebrated each year on the first Wednesday of March. This year's celebration will be held Wednesday, 2 March 2016.
Join the Celebration!
We want to celebrate YOU! Join us on our IBCLC Day Event Page where we'll be gathering your inspiration, posting content to share, 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!
Join the facebook Event!
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 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 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.
Social Media Sharing
Here are visuals you can share on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and more.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON OUR MATERIALS:
We have received feedback from members that some of the translations of the IBCLC Day materials are overly literal. We have shared that feedback with the translation firm and their team is working quickly to provide us with any needed edits. We are committed to providing accurate and culturally appropriate translations (learn more about our process for academic and non-academic materials HERE). As translations are edited, we will upload the corrected versions here. If you have any feedback that could help our translation firm provide the best possible materials for IBCLC Day, please share them with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.