by Denise Altman RN, IBCLC Many (most?) business owners are feeling stuck after all of the challenges of 2020. It’s hard to be creative or inspired when hit with wave after wave of difficulties. When your energy is used for frequent adaption, it seems like that is nothing left for anything else. So what to […]
Amplify - A collection of new ideas in lactation. A blog from the US Lactation Consultant Association.
The United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) strongly advocates for lactation care providers to be treated as essential healthcare providers in the allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine. Lactation care is an essential public health service that should not be delayed and must continue to be provided throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The Center for Disease Control […]
by Jennifer Jordan, RN, IBCLC I work in a fast-paced hospital setting. With about 6,000 deliveries each year, we are hopping! The parents become easily overwhelmed by the high volume of staff coming in and out of their rooms each day. Top that busyness off with learning how to breastfeed, and their eyes often begin […]
by Danielle Gauss, IBCLC Anyone who has worked in women’s health can tell you, that one of the biggest hurdles in caring for our patients is consistency. I have new parents reaching out frustrated, confused, and unsure who to trust. Everyone has something different to say, and these exhausted parents turn to “Dr. Google” to […]
by Dominique Gallo, IBCLC, RLC I live in southwest Virginia. I have a beautiful view of the Appalachian Mountains’ skyline from my back yard. It’s so beautiful here. The area is rural and has a small town feel to it. Lots of mom-and-pop shops and restaurants are here which are my favorite. It’s truly a […]
Who has something to say about human lactation, lactation care, and our profession? Well, it turns out that A LOT OF US DO. We do love to chat about these things, don’t we? We like to debate, to discuss, to turn things over and over to find the important bits. Lactation care providers are an […]