IBCLC Licensure and Access to Care

Two licensure bills have been filed in Massachusetts. In the House of Representative, presented by Marjorie Decker, H3496:  An Act to Improve Breastfeeding Care. In the Senate, presented by Adam Hinds, S1270: An Act Promoting the Health and Well-being of Mothers and...

Advocacy That Works

Reading about successful class action suits is encouraging. Though before it comes to a lawsuit, calls and letters can make a difference. Some insurance companies have recognized the value of IBCLC care sooner than later. Here’s an example. In November 2016,...

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...