Support and advocacy for the IBCLCs of Massachusetts

IMPORTANT NEWS: Information about COVID-19

To all MLCA members, supporters and parents,

As all of you have heard, we are currently in the midst of what has been now labeled a pandemic by World Health Organization involving Covid-19, a type of coronavirus.  We know how stressful it is trying to wade through all of the information that is found online and on social media, so we are adding important links here on information around breastfeeding and breast milk during the Covid-19 outbreak.  We will update regularly.  Please click anywhere on this orange block to be redirected.

Stay safe!

MLCA President 

Our Mission Statement

MLCA’s mission is to support the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLCs) of Massachusetts through building professional recognition, advocating for the advancement of the profession and supporting the professional needs of the members.

MLCA is a 501.c.3 nonprofit organization

The More Things Change…

What is happening in Massachusetts that supports breastfeeding families?


No current events
Looking for an IBCLC?  Click here for the USLCA directory to find an IBCLC in your zip code. These are IBCLCs who offer home visits, private office visits, breastfeeding clinics, pump rentals and related sales.

Become a member of MLCA!  Send us an email, come to our meetings.Your time and talents will be appreciated. Together, we can advance lactation support for all families.

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Here’s some of what we’re working on:
Project Licensure   Licensure for IBCLCs in Massachusetts

Lending Library for aspiring IBCLCs and those who are recertifying. We’d like to develop more scholarship and mentoring programs.

Meetings and conferences: You can host a meeting.  Have an idea for an event?
Contact us at We are glad to hear from you.