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Become a  NZLCA Member

We support our Members with their professional development and more.

Member Benefits




Apart from being a member of the national professional association for Lactation Consultants in New Zealand, benefits include:

  • Receive our electronic publication ‘Staying Abreast’

  • Access to resources in our Member Only Area

  • For LCs working in private practice, an inclusion in our National LC Directory

  • The opportunity to attend our workshops and conferences at Member discounted rates

  • Networking opportunities with other IBCLCs, to share ideas, information, problems and solutions

  • Being part of an organisation that has a strong breastfeeding advocacy role

  • Professional expertise and representation in relation to submissions, strategic planning, consultation, new documents and other issues relating to Infant Feeding in New Zealand

  • Opportunity to apply to our Member Education Fund (after 2 years Membership)

Types of Memberships



There are several types of membership as outlined in our constitution

Full membership is open to qualified IBCLCs and includes the right to vote at AGMs, nominate for the Board and serve on the NZLCA Board. 

Associate membership is open to those with an interest in lactation who are not qualified IBCLCs. There is also a student membership, plus a retired, and honorary membership category available.

Annual Membership fees are: Full Membership $100.00; Student Membership $80; and Retired Membership $60. 

For details please see our Constitution page 2.

Full Membership: IBCLC Members

Non-IBCLC Members: Associates, Retirees and Students

For all questions regarding Memberships, please email
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