Ontario Lactation Consultants Association


Our vision is a culture in which breastfeeding and breastfeeding education are acknowledged, promoted, supported, and protected, with the intention of helping mothers achieve their own breastfeeding goals.  

How to become a Lactation Consultant.

How to Become a Member.


Steps to Becoming a Lactation Consultant

Anyone who wants to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Prerequisite higher education in the health sciences
  • Education specifically about human lactation and breastfeeding
  • Clinical practice in providing care to breastfeeding families
Read more about the Steps for Becoming an IBCLC