Recent News

Lactation Specialist (FT) – Houston, TX

Under the supervision of the Nutrition Specialist: Outreach, the Lactation Specialist provides clinical lactation support and counseling for WIC clients who are having breastfeeding problems beyond the scope of the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor or Nutritionist’s skill levels.

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Board Nominations Open

Board Nominations Open

The USLCA Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for a board seat beginning spring 2022.  Nominations will be accepted through December 31, 2021 for installment at the 2022 Annual Membership Meeting. Qualifications include: Current IBCLC USLCA member in good...

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A Binational Community Solidifies Through the Pandemic

A Binational Community Solidifies Through the Pandemic

By Lizabeth Berkeley, MPH, IBCLC I entered the field of lactation through the lens of public health in the 1980s in New York City. Towards the end of that decade, I moved to El Paso, Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border and started a very different life. Thirty five years...

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Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer

Breastfeeding and Breast Cancer

While USLCA maintains our commitment to using gender-inclusive language, the following post utilizes gendered terms in line with the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine’s protocol to maintain medical accuracy.    ---- By Katrina B. Mitchell, MD, IBCLC, PMH-C,...

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A Tribute to Hospital Lactation Consults

A Tribute to Hospital Lactation Consults

By Angela Lober, PhD, RNC, IBCLCOctober 21, 2021 As hospital lactation consultants, we are advocates, academics, clinicians, educators, and mystics. When we meet a family, some of us meet thousands of families every year, we immediately adjust ourselves to fit the...

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