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The Idea that Spawned an Entire Profession

The Idea that Spawned an Entire Profession

Chele Marmet, Lactation Institute Co-Founder “I had no idea that your brilliant idea would take the rest of our lives,” Ellen Shell told Chele Marmet many years after the two cofounded the Lactation Institute in Los Angeles, CA in 1979. Chele’s brilliant idea was...

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2021 Annual Membership Meeting

2021 Annual Membership Meeting

Join the USLCA Board and Staff in our Annual Membership Meeting as we welcome our newest board members, Lauren Reyes and Kim Welvaert, acknowledge our award recipients, and share highlights from the last year and goals for the future. This year's Annual Membership...

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IBCLC® Day 2021

USLCA is excited to celebrate IBCLC Day 2021 with you! As a token of our appreciation for the hard work of IBCLCs all around the world, we are offering a free webinar and a virtual workshop raffle.  In addition to these opportunities, we are excited to reopen the...

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The Bridge Between Past  Future: IBCLC® Day 2021

The Bridge Between Past Future: IBCLC® Day 2021

by Christine Staricka, BS, IBCLC, RLC, Trained Childbirth Educator Did they know what they were doing, the women who founded the IBCLC credential and launched a profession?  Did they understand they were creating a pathway for incredible ideas for making a difference...

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Responding to FridaMom

Responding to FridaMom

The recent advertisement from FridaMom, produced for the 2021 Golden Globe awards, depicts the raw truth behind the experience of many lactating parents, especially in the early days.  The edited version that aired was a bit more conservative than its original...

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2021 Member Vote

2021 Member Vote

USLCA is excited to announce the candidates for our two open board member positions.  In accordance with the USLCA bylaws, board members will be elected by a ballot vote of the membership, by a majority of ballots returned. Each candidate needs a majority acceptance...

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