Help USLCA celebrate breastfeeding throughout the month of August. Below you will find links to the sponsoring organizations as well as details around what USLCA is doing to help celebrate and advocate throughout the month. Don’t forget to follow us on social media for the most current and timely information!
National Breastfeeding Month, Aug 1-31:
Every Step of the Way
How to Talk so They Will Listen: Getting Lactation Consultants and Other Healthcare Providers on the Same Page
National Breastfeeding Month Giveaway
Thank you to all our Marketplace donors!
The Breastfeeding Atlas, 6th Edition
Concise, fully referenced, durable (opens flat for easy study), The Atlas contains 400 color photos and numerous case studies. Topics include Infant Assessment, Appearances of Infant Stools and of Human Milk, Positioning and Latch, Sore Nipples, Mastitis, Special Breastfeeding Situation, Breastfeeding in Emergencies, Twins, Tongue-tie, and more.
Fall Lactation Private Practice Essential Course
In this course, you’ll learn that by giving your lactation private practice the same care and attention you’d give to a family working with you, you’ll create a viable business AND improve health outcomes for your clients and their babies.
Diana West’s full set of clinical chart forms, superbills, and doctor's report template
This package of superbill receipts for lactation services and products is a critical component of establishing a successful practice infrastructure in the US. Set includes comprehensive doctor’s report template and professional lactation charting forms in print-ready, PDF format that are ideal for lactation consultants in private practice.
The First 100 Hours Masterclass
In this course, you’ll take what you already know about birth and lactation and integrate it with the most up-to-date, relevant science about how to optimize early lactation and postpartum care.
A Lullaby: Reflections for Caregivers of BF Families
A Lullaby provides a year of twice weekly reflections for caregivers to consider the meaning behind their interactions with moms and families. Reflecting is an act of self-care that helps sustain our mission
The Spoon Card is also an ideal hand out for health fairs or prenatal classes. It is a great conversation starter and visual aid. Available in Spanish or English! This eye catching card will help teach new mothers about Skin to Skin, How to Hand Express Colostrum and How to Spoon Feed the Baby.
World Breastfeeding Week, Aug 1-7:
Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility
Milk Bank Video!
Milk bank video
Indigenous Milk Medicine Week, Aug 8-14
Nourishing Our Futures
Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Week, Aug 15-21
Reclaiming Our Tradition
Black Breastfeeding Week, Aug 25-31
The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power
Overcoming Barriers of Inequity in Lactation
Recording available soon: Panel discussion with USLCA, Mahmee, and Doula Trainings International