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DALLAS LACTATION CONSULTANT ASSOCIATION/

DALLAS AREA BREASTFEEDING ALLIANCE


About Us

Dallas Lactation Consultant Association

 Founded in November 1991,  DLCA is a chapter of the United States Lactation Consultant Association.  Its main purpose is to provide support and continuing education for those who assist breastfeeding mothers and infants in the greater Dallas area.

DLCA Mission Statement:  To provide continuing education, support and fellowship to all who promote and support breastfeeding in the greater Dallas area, thereby promoting breastfeeding in the community including families and the medical establishment.

Dallas Area Breastfeeding Alliance

Founded in December 2006, DABA  is a member of Texas Breastfeeding Coalition.  It is a coalition of lactation consultants, WIC peer counselors, medical professionals  and other community members interested in advocacy to support breastfeeding.


DABA Mission Statement:  To protect, promote and support breastfeeding in the greater Dallas area.  

DLCA / DABA

In 2017, DLCA and DABA merged into one group and began to meet together on the same day.  The combined group will continue the mission of both DLCA and DABA.  

Current Projects

 Include planning and sponsoring the  annual Summer Seminar and Luncheon, offering scholarships for the IBLCE exam, supporting the goals of TxBC and USLCA and providing continuing education for Dallas area lactation providers.

Membership

Membership fee: $10 annual fee for DLCA/DABA.  Contact Karen Stanzo for information.  (karenstanzo@yahoo.com)

Helpful Links

United States Lactation Consultant Association - www.USLCA.org 

Texas Breastfeeding Coalition - www.texasbreastfeedingcoalition.org

International Lactation Consultant Association - www.ILCA.org

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners - www.IBLCE.org

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