About Us



What is NINLCA?

Northern Indiana Lactation Consultant Association  which provides an opportunity for networking among Lactation Consultants and any one else who promotes and supports breastfeeding. NINLCA is an affiliate of the United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA), an association for health professionals who specialize in breastfeeding.


Purpose of NINLCA?

Northern Indiana Lactation Consultant Association (NINLCA) was formed in 1988:

  • To promote breastfeeding in Northern Indiana and improve the visibility of Lactation Consultants.
  • To improve the Lactation Consultant’s skills by comminucation and networking with other Lactation Consultants and Allied Health Professionals and by sponsoring and participating in on-going education relevant to lactation.
  • To enhance the growth of USLCA by forming a local affiliate and holding regualr meetings. 


Who should join NINLCA?

Anyone dedicated to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding.

Lactation Consultants – Dietitians – Breastfeeding Counselors – Childbirth Educators – Physicians – Physical Therapists – Nurses – Occupational Therapists – Midwives – Doulas – Chiropractors – Nurse Practitioners