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Lactation Counselor Training Course Faculty Publishes New Research Paper

LCTC Faculty Publishes New Study

Two well-known faculty members publish new and exciting research study!
Lactation Care and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Lactation Care and TCM

Practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and lactation counseling.
Any lactation support provider helps to improve breastfeeding outcomes

Lactation support improves breastfeeding outcomes

An increase in the number of lactation support providers is critical worldwide.
My own experience earning the CLC certification & Lactation Counselor Training Course

My own experience earning the CLC certification

Read about the experience of our Director and her CLC certification!
The case for more lactation support providers

The case for more lactation support providers

According to the CDC, there are a startling low 8.36 lactation care providers per 1,000 live births in the U.S., which is not nearly enough.
Tips & Tricks for Recertifying as a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC)

Tips & Tricks for Recertifying

A quick look at the most commonly asked questions about the CLC recertification process!
Marching for Moms

Marching for Moms

Families rallying to share their vision to access childbirth care that is safe, supportive, and empowering.
Standing Up for Parents on Planes

Flying with Babies

Emilie Adams, Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), believes that families can only control themselves when flying with infants and toddlers.
United Memorial Medical Center’s Consistent Support of Breastfeeding

UMMC Shows Consistent Support of Breastfeeding

United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC) in Batavia, NY has joined the list of Baby-Friendly designated facilities!
A New Perspective On The Lactation Counselor Training Course

New Perspectives

PhD student, Margaret Butler, takes her growing interest in maternal health to the next level by becoming a CLC.

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