Congratulations to all of our 2017 award winners! Learn more about this year’s deserving winners!
Nominate yourself or a colleague by April 15, 2017 Now is the time to nominate yourself or a colleague to be recognized for outstanding contributions in our field. IBCLCs are doing great work every day and USLCA values the opportunity to highlight this devotion. Learn more and nominate here.
USLCA Social Media Mission, Strategy, and Guidelines USLCA is using social media platforms to improve and facilitate communication with our membership, potential members, and the general public about our organizational mission. We can meet our objectives by: sharing original and outside content sharing relevant new research connecting members and chapters identifying and engaging with new partners driving traffic to […]
As 2016 draws to a close, it is good to take a few moments to pause and reflect on the many avenues in which USLCA has had the opportunity to advocate for the IBCLC® and serve our members in 2016. We had the honor of representing USLCA at events such as: * AAP Institute for […]
Are you a passionate IBCLC who wants to give back to your profession? The United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) has opened a Call for Nominations to the Board for 2 positions. Applications for the following Board positions are now being accepted. Qualifications for a director position is that (s)he has been in good standing […]
Tell us about your experience! USLCA is excited to launch our updated mobile ready website which will allow you, potential clients, and the public better navigation from your mobile devices and tablets. While we have taken the time to test the updated website and are hopeful that all will transfer without error, we would like […]
Exhausted new mothers may be tempted to consume heavily promoted energy drinks to relieve fatigue and get a needed boost in energy and alertness. However, the high caffeine, herbal, and vitamin levels in these drinks are not well studied. If mothers are also taking prenatal vitamins, the combination could lead to vitamin toxicity. Because ingredients […]
I always knew somewhere deep down that an IBCLC does more than help mothers and babies with breastfeeding. I saw my mentor teaching nurses, participating in our local Coalition, working both in and outside of a hospital, writing policies, writing letters to our local paper and calling in to local radio shows to defend breastfeeding […]
At the end of 2014 USLCA launched its new membership database system. This new platform allows you to customize your member profile and tailor the look of your Find a Lactation Consultant Database listing. Log-on today to customize how colleagues and clients see you! An instructions sheet is available here. Be sure to checkout the […]
USLCA appreciates the questions and interest of our members. If you have a question, please let us know by sending to firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank you for your involvement in your national professional association. What is different? Q.What differences will I notice as a member? A. The biggest difference members will notice this year is that […]