Recent News

2023 Annual Membership Meeting

  USLCA Board and Staff met for our Annual Membership Meeting on April 17th, 2023. Some of the topics covered include our organization growth, the annual financial report as well as current and future goals.  The meeting minutes and recording are available...

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Peer Support spaces Facilitated by Professionals

Peer Support spaces Facilitated by Professionals

PEER SUPPORT SPACES FACILITATED BY PROFESSIONALS: A Place to Learn, Be Encouraged, & Encourage Others  By Jennifer Hafele, M.Ed., IBCLC To be honest, I felt a bit anxious when my 2-year-old presented our nursing pillow to me and asked for “milk” with words and...

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Signs Lactation Consultants are Suffering from Burnout.

Signs Lactation Consultants are Suffering from Burnout.

By Annette Leary, RN, BSN, IBCLC Are you too tired to go for a walk? Have a lack of desire to socialize with friends or family? Find yourself looking for joy and feeling under appreciated? With the increased need for lactation support in various settings, lactation...

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Tube Feeding to Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding

Tube Feeding to Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding

By Lillian Gray Scott, M.S., CCC-SLP, IBCLC Some infants begin their lives in medical situations that require supplemental tube feeding to support necessary growth. These tubes can originate from the mouth or nose and travel to the stomach, or can be surgically placed...

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2023 Membership Dues Increase

USLCA strives to offer a high-value membership to all lactation care providers, regardless of their membership level.  In order to continue to offer all of the education and resources you rely on, a membership dues increase will occur January 1, 2023 for Basic,...

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USLCA’s Current Board President Farewell & Welcome to Stacy Davis

Board Nominations Open

The USLCA Board of Directors is now accepting nominations.  Nominations will be accepted through December 31, 2022 for installment at the 2023 Annual Membership Meeting. Requirements: Current IBCLC USLCA member in good standing for at least 2 years Candidates that...

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Milk Banking in the Muslim World

Milk Banking in the Muslim World

By Dr. Shereen Abdelghani Soliman Based upon the WHO and UNICEF recommendations, breastfeeding/chestfeeding should be initiated immediately after delivery and be the exclusive form of nourishment for the first 6 months of life – meaning no other foods or liquids are...

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