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Want to become a more active member of OLCA?

Run for OLCA Office!

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Between November, 2021, and present day, were you diagnosed with COVID during your lactation/pumping/

breastfeeding journey?

"We, as nurse researchers, want to understand your perceptions of how your journey may have been changed.  We want to learn about your experiences in order to improve care for other families.  Please share your experiences using the link below."

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About Us

What is OLCA and how do I become involved?

Click below for additional information about how you can help to make a difference!


Are you a new IBCLC?

If you have recently passed the IBCLC Exam, you are invited to receive a complimentary OLCA Membership for one year!  Please complete the Contact Form below, and be sure to enter "NEW IBCLC" in the subject line, and your IBCLC ID Number along with a message requesting a new IBCLC Membership.  Upon approval by the Membership Chair, you will have access to our exclusive Members Only content!


Are you a BIPOC IBCLC?

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is essential to the Ohio Lactation Consultant Association's mission to be the voice of Ohio Lactation Consultants in their efforts to transform society.


Annual Breastfest Conference


Education Meetings


Breastfeeding and Covid-19

OLCA's 31st Annual Breastfest Conference will be held in person and virtually on March 31st and  April 1st, 2023.

Click below for more information!

OLCA offers free education opportunities to members with CERPs. These opportunities are offered at member meetings in September and November.

We have great resources on how Covid-19 has affected breastfeeding.

Visit our resource page for more information.


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OLCA's Mission

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.

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