Education for Complicated Topics

Your trusty cadre of MLCA volunteers is at it again. We’ve organized an excellent conference, the fifth in three years. We are busy and we are good!  Save the Date, Register now .   “It’s Complicated” breastfeeding conference on Saturday, November 2,...

What Do You Think?

Fellow IBCLCs, what do you think? As our profession grows, as we see changes in health care and we see new families…. there are important questions to address. Your voice does matter. • USLCA wants to hear from you. The USLCA annual Board meeting is asking for your...

Update on Legislation for Licensure

Our legislative efforts continue. This year, we have two bills in the legislature. Both bills have the same content, though the titles of the bills are different. Our heartfelt thank you for the support of: Representative Marjorie Decker. She introduced: H3496: An Act...

Licensure and MLCA

Project Licensure is a committee formed from MLCA. The original goal was, and remains, licensure for IBCLCs. However, we’ve come to see that licensure is just one step. The larger set of goals is • to enable lactation work to be financially viable • to support access...

Four Reasons to Join or Renew

I can find plenty of inspiration for you to join or renew your membership with MLCA. You will, too. It’s easy to join or renew online. First and foremost, our local state chapter strengthens the network we are building amongst IBCLCs. Here are four other reasons....