Mission and Values


To promote the profession of IBCLC lactation consultant through various activities, both to the public we serve and within the health network in which we work.



Equity: The AQC recognizes the right of all Quebec families to have equitable breastfeeding support.

Collaboration: The AQC is committed to furthering continuity of care; our members provide complementary health services as part of an interdisciplinary team along with the other perinatal services offered to families.

Integrity: The AQC supports autonomous practice guided by evidence-based data. It encourages the development of clinical skills and expertise in breastfeeding.

Benevolence: The AQC ensures that the desires, wishes, and goals of families are at the center of interventions. It acts with respect, openness, and non-judgment, while encouraging informed decision-making.