Ohio Lactation Consultant Association​

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OLCA has.....

OLCA is one of the 

oldest and most active affiliates of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA). Our close ties to ILCA are strengthened by the direct involvement of our members.

To be the voice of

Ohio Lactation Consultants

in their efforts to transform society into a breastfeeding culture. To empower, support, and educate our membership enabling them to be articulate agents for change. 

About us

Our Mission

  • Participated in the ODH Ad Hoc Breastfeeding Steering Committee for the Ohio Department of Health Breastfeeding Policy and attended Maternity Licensure Committee Meetings.
  • Provided over 15 IBLCE continuing education credits per year at member meetings and at our annual spring Breastfest conference.
  • Testified and interacted with legislators regarding legislation impacting breastfeeding mothers, Lactation Consultants.
  • Testified as an organization,as well as individual members, at hearings for Title V MCH Block Grant.
  • Collected position descriptions and proposals for lactation programs for member reference.

Find out more about olca at a member meeting!