IBCLCs, Breastfeeding Specialists

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The AQC’s mission is to promote the profession of the IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) to the public we serve, as well as in the healthcare system in which we work.

What is an IBCLC?

An IBCLC is a professional who has the essential skills and knowledge to provide quality breastfeeding support to babies and parents. Her specialized knowledge and clinical expertise in human lactation allows her to support breastfeeding families through common and complex challenges, all while respecting their unique needs.

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What is an IBCLC?

Find an IBCLC

An IBCLC can provide help with many breastfeeding concerns, such as:

  • Pain and injury to the nipples
    (cracking, vasospasm, milk blisters, etc.)

  • Breast pain
    (engorgement, blocked ducts, mastitis, yeast, etc.)

  • Insufficient milk production or overproduction

  • Slow or insufficient weight gain in the baby

  • Difficulty latching, Breast refusal

  • Breastfeeding babies with specific conditions
    (tongue tie, palate malformations, hypotonia, etc.)

  • Breastfeeding with specific maternal conditions
    (Insufficient glandular tissue, breast surgery, etc.)

  • Breastfeeding premature babies

  • Breastfeeding twins and multiples

  • Education and preparation in the prenatal period

  • Induced lactation and breastfeeding of an adopted baby

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Become a member

Are you an IBCLC? We invite you to join the AQC! By doing so, you can contribute to the development of our profession. Additionally, your membership will allow you to enjoy several benefits.


Not an IBCLC, but want to support us? You can also become a member of the AQC! Different types of membership are available.

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