The USLCA Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for a board seat beginning spring 2021. Nominations will be accepted through November 30, 2020 for installment at the 2021 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 […]
In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, USLCA is launching a campaign to highlight the efforts to make the lactation profession a more inclusive space. Unified as Lactation Care Providers, we invite IBCLCs, CLCs, CLEs, CBEs, LLLL, Peer Counselors, and every other provider to share HOW or WHY they advocate for inclusivity. This hard and important […]
We look forward to the opportunity to compile stories of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lactation profession in an effort to inform how we serve our members in the future. All stories will remain anonymous.
USLCA is pleased to launch its newest member benefit, the USLCA Speaker Database! We have heard the request for more diverse speakers but we also share the struggle to identify a new generation of speakers. It is our goal to curate a running list of speakers and topics that is available for use to the […]
In an effort to better understand the demographics of the lactation profession within the United States, USLCA launched an open survey to the entire profession last year. As a service to the profession, we are publishing the preliminary results of the data in a downloadable document found below. While we understand the need for this […]
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!