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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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Lactation Consultant, IBCLC (FT) Pediatric Clinic – Bend, OR

Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA), the largest pediatric practice in the region, is hiring a full time Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). *Qualified candidates who are newly hired at COPA may be eligible for COPA’s sign on and service bonus. Bonuses are for a limited time, and are subject to applicable tax withholding and deductions as required by law.*

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

By Chloe McElmurySeptember 16, 2021 September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Thyroid Cancer develops in the tiny but mighty thyroid, a gland located on the front of your neck, underneath your larynx (Adam’s Apple). The thyroid is shaped like a butterfly, with two...

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