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ALCI Annual Conference 2011

ALCI Annual Conference 2011

The Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland is holding its annual conference on Friday September 16th. Here are the full details for anyone interested in attending.

This year’s Annual Conference of the Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland takes place on Friday September 16th 2011 in The Strand Hotel, Limerick. The theme is “Breastfeeding – Affordable In A Recession” and the keynote speaker is Diana West IBCLC, co-author of The Womanly Art Of Breastfeeding (8th Ed), co-author of The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk, co-author of Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Procedures, author of the Clinician’s Breastfeeding Triage Tool and Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery. At the conference she will speak on the topic of low milk supply.

Other topics covered will be immunology, prematurity, herbal medicine and hypernatremia. It is hoped that this combination of topics and speakers will provide stimulation and interest for all attending. ALCI has applied for a total of 6 IBLCE CERPs for those attending the full day, and the event is approved by An Bord Altranais. CME Accreditation is applied for. A study day pack and refreshments are included in the delegate fee, which is € 80 for members and € 90 for non members at the Early Bird rate (before Wednesday September 7th). Delegates can choose to opt-out of lunch for a reduction of € 20 and there is an Undergraduate Student rate of € 25. Booking forms and more information are available from or from or text 089 441 6497.

Diana West will also speak on ‘Practical Issues on Making More Milk’ on Thursday September 15th in the Parent Education Centre, St. Munchin’s Midwestern Regional Maternity Hospital, Limerick from 8-9pm. The fee is € 10 and no pre booking is necessary. For more information on this event, Tel: 087 9476753 or email margaretmhynes [at]


Friday September 16th 2011

Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland; Annual Conference

The Strand Hotel, Limerick

You can download the booking form for the conference here: ALCI Conf 11 Booking Form

For more information on the Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland see

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