Amplify

Amplify

Amplify – A collection of new ideas in lactation. A blog from the US Lactation Consultant Association.

Interested in writing for Amplify? Review the upcoming post calendar and then sign-up for a month that works for you! All submissions are due the 1st of the month it is posted.

Why we need a Latina/x Breastfeeding Week

Why we need a Latina/x Breastfeeding Week

Why we need a Latina/x Breastfeeding Week By: Patrícia Soriano Guzmán BSBA, IBCLC, ICCE, PMH-C, PRaM Saludos y Feliz Semana de la Lactancia Latina/x! (Hello and Happy Latina/x Breastfeeding Week!) It is an honor and privilege to write the first ever blog entry for...

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Celebrate the Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective’s Work!

Celebrate the Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective’s Work!

Celebrate the Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective's Work! By: Cheri Nemec RDN, IBC, CD, CLS August is here once again!  As many families and communities start back-to-school planning, we look forward to celebrating the first sacred food—breast/chest milk.  August is...

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Why Communication Helps Breast/Chestfeeding Families

Why Communication Helps Breast/Chestfeeding Families

Why Communication Helps Breast/Chestfeeding Families. By: Angie Whatley RN, IBCLC, CLD Do you remember this first time you talked with a family about breast/chest feeding? Were you nervous? Did your suggestions help them succeed? Education and learning how to overcome...

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A New Paradigm in Lactation Care.

A New Paradigm in Lactation Care.

A New Paradigm in Lactation Care. By Rachel Curtis, MA, IBCLC, CD labor A new day is dawning in the world of clinical lactation care, as insurance companies expand coverage to IBCLCs. We lactation care providers are a hardy bunch. We occupy the gritty and obscured...

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