Mastitis is always an unwelcome guest for breastfeeding mothers. New treatments for mastitis involving the administration of probiotics instead of antibiotics have been successfully used to outsmart bacterial multiresistance to antibiotics, biofilm formation, and other mechanisms used by tricky bacteria to evade treatment. However, might there be a way to prevent mastitis from appearing to […]
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 […]
USLCA is excited to announce two new prospective board members. In accordance with the USLCA bylaws, directors will be elected by a ballot vote of the membership, by a majority of ballots returned. A tie vote shall be decided by lot. IBCLC members of USLCA are eligible to vote. Voting will be open from January 24-February […]
In an effort to provide a backbone to state licensure efforts, USLCA is releasing a model bill. The bill is available to all USLCA members by logging in below. Our hope is that this bill will help to guide each state through the process. If you have questions about the bill or wish to get […]
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 […]
In May of this year, the governor of Georgia signed HB649 into law, providing for the licensure of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs). Georgia is only the second state in the United States to pass this type of legislation. USLCA member Leah Aldridge, JD, IBCLC recently received the USLCA Award of Excellence for her pivotal role in the legislative process. Fellow member Mary Francell, MA, IBCLC, recently spoke to […]
to provide access to all members, we held our first ever online AGM which we feel was a great success! In follow-up to the meeting we have compiled the following reports to update all of our members on what is going on at USLCA. We invite you to review, vote on the minutes, and adopt […]
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 […]