ILCA and USLCA Joint Statement in Support of the World Health Organization by Lactationmatters on 17 April 2020 in Uncategorized The International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) and the United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) stand firmly in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and their critical work helping “mothers and children survive and thrive,” particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.The […]
With all that has been happening during the current global pandemic, we offer this message of hope and goodwill to all who work or volunteer in the service of pregnant and lactating people around the world. First, to all who are ill, caring for loved ones who are ill, or mourning the loss of one […]
Join the USLCA Board and Staff in our Annual Membership Meeting as we welcome our newest board member, Stacy Davis, acknowledge our award recipients, and share highlights from the last year and goals for the future. This year’s Annual Membership Meeting has been rescheduled for June 13, 2020. While the meeting itself is virtual, the […]
As the public health situation around COVID-19 continues to progress, below is a list of reliable resources to help guide lactating parents. USLCA will continue to update these links as new information becomes available. Information: Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine – https://www.bfmed.org/abm-statement-coronavirus American Academy of Pediatrics – https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.aspx American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology – https://www.acog.org/patient-resources/faqs/pregnancy/coronavirus-pregnancy-and-breastfeeding […]
USLCA is excited to launch and begin recruitment for members of our advocacy committee. Are you interested in legislation? Have experience in policy initiatives? Complete a committee application today! Contact Executive Director, Danielle Harmon with questions!
USLCA is excited to announce the candidates for our two open board member positions. In accordance with the USLCA bylaws, board members will be elected by a ballot vote of the membership, by a majority of ballots returned. Each candidate needs a majority acceptance to be awarded their board seat. IBCLC members of USLCA are […]
USLCA’s new membership structure is now available to new and existing members. Join or renew here! Want to review more about which membership level may be right for you? Learn more here or download our membership flyer.
USLCA response to the recent Breastfeeding Medicine article, Management of Cannabis Use in Breastfeeding Women: The Untapped Potential of Certified Lactation Consultants Dear Colleagues, The Board of Directors of the United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) read with great interest your publication, “Management of Cannabis Use in Breastfeeding Women: The Untapped Potential of Certified Lactation […]
The USLCA Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for a board seat beginning spring 2020. Nominations will be accepted through November 30, 2019 for installment at the 2020 Annual Membership Meeting. Qualifications include: Current IBCLC USLCA member in good standing for at least 2 years Candidates that enhance diversity of thought and representation are […]
The US Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) exists to support the advancement of the lactation profession across the United States so that all families have access to appropriate lactation care. Advancing the profession requires increasing education and training opportunities for all who aspire to make lactation their vocation, especially those in underrepresented and historically marginalized communities […]