You’ve tried everything to help a mother make more milk, but nothing seems to be working. Maybe it’s genetic. Genetic variations in the ZnT2 transport mechanism may be the culprit. Zinc is essential to many cellular processes, including the synthesis of breastmilk. ZnT2 is a Zn transporter that is genetically controlled. ZnT2-mediated zinc transport is critical […]
The USLCA board is recruiting for 2 new board members. Apply through December 31, 2017. Qualified members, apply below.
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USLCA is proud to launch our Mentorship Directory! Visit https://uslca.org/resources/mentorship-directory to learn more and submit your profile to the directory!
On the heels of a wildly successful 2017 conference, USLCA wants to hear from you as we plan for the future. As you consider the vast lactation education opportunities available, please fill out the following short survey to help USLCA better meet your educational needs.
In follow-up to this year’s Annual General Meeting, held during USLCA’s May conference, 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 to accept the minutes, and include in your vote any questions you may have. We want to […]
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 […]