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The professional organisation for IBCLCs®

Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ) is the professional organisation for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant's (IBCLCs®), health professionals and members of the public who have an interest in lactation and breastfeeding in Australia and New Zealand

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Lactation Professionals Who Care

About us

As the peak body for lactation professionals, LCANZ provides support for both breastfeeding mothers and lactation consultants in Australia and New Zealand. 

We also work closely with government and relevant bodies to gather and share information, and lobby for the support of breastfeeding mothers and the people who work with them. 

Use this website to:

  • Find the support you need as a parent to feel good about breastfeeding, including finding a personal lactation consultant
  • Discover more about accreditation and professional opportunities
  • Find out more about LCANZ
  • Become a member of LCANZ
  • Find a qualified lactation consultant to join your team of medical professionals
  • Find out more about breastfeeding and breastfeeding protocols in Australia and New Zealand


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Upcoming events

Keep informed of all webinars, regional and national seminars on both sides of the Tasman.

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Find a Lactation Consultant near you

Search here for qualified lactation consultants by postcode or map search.

Most consultants will travel outside their own suburb, particularly in regional areas, to assist mothers/families with babies & toddlers. All listed consultants are members of LCANZ and have qualified as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC®).