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Check Out Upcoming Special Interest Group Meetings

Special Interest Groups allow IBCLCs and other Lactation Professionals with common interests meet to discuss areas of interest. SIGs for 2016 shall be Private Practice IBCLCs (PP) and Hospital-Based IBCLCs (HB) and Tongue-Tie/Lip- Tie Support (TT). Check the Meetings page for times, dates and locations.

Progress with Licensure!

Check out our blog post and licensure page for the latest news.

More CERPs Available at our May Meeting Mini-Conference on May 16, 2017

Check out the details of our mini-conference in partnership with the Southern Crescent Breastfeeding Coalition under our meeting page. Hope to see you there!

Register for our Conference Now!

The Southeastern Lactation Consultant Association invites you to register for the second annual regional conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Join us for this successful professional development event, and network with many lactation and birth professionals from Georgia and throughout the Southeast.

Upcoming Speakers at our November 4, 2017 Conference

Come learn about the latest and greatest in lactation
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Ellen O’Neal Boundy, RN, CNM, MS, ScD

Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) Survey – Using Data to Target Interventions and Improve Lactation Support
Dr. Ellen Boundy is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Public Health Service & an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA.
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Christie Coursey, IBCLC

Babywearing Enhancing Breastfeeding
Christie Coursey, IBCLC is the Senior Lactation Consultant and Clinical Manager of Breastfeed Atlanta, LLC, in Atlanta, GA and is certified in babywearing instruction. Christie is currently Co-Outreach coordinator on SELCA’s Board of Directors.
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Alicia C. Simpson MS, RD, IBCLC, LD

Galactogogues and Lactogenic Foods
Alicia C. Simpson MS, RD, IBCLC, LD is the Executive Director of Pea Pod Nutrition in Atlanta, GA. Alicia serves on the Board for USLCA, is an accomplished speaker, and has authored a book on galactogogues that is due to be published soon.
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Erik Bauer M.D., F.A.A.P.

Tongue Tie and Breastfeeding
Dr. Erik Bauer graduated from Harvard University & University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Bauer joined Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat of Atlanta in 2006 with a special interest in tongue and lip ties, especially as they affect infant breast feeding.

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