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 […]
The United States Lactation Consultant Association appeals to the AAP to reconsider the financial relationship spotlighted by the recent announcement of sponsorship for the book Pediatric Nutrition (8th Edition) by the Nestle Nutrition Institute. As an organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to the support and provision of evidence-based infant feeding education and clinical care, we […]
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’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 […]
The Establishment of a USLCA Advisory Board When the USLCA board undertook its organizational examination in 2017-2018, it did so with the purpose of identifying how it could enhance its value to its members and grow in both numbers and prominence as an organization. USLCA embraced this task fully understanding that it might discover organizational […]