What's Happening at SELCA
Hours & Info
1968 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309
575 Boulevard SE #8, Atlanta, GA 30312
11/10/17 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
SELCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
" . . .It was a well-balanced conference for learners of all levels" "Fabulous!!!" "Good location, nice conference center" "Excellent and well planned out event!!! FUN!!!!"
"I enjoyed the speakers and the range of topics offered" "A wide variety of great topics" "very interesting and informative" "Very practical 'hands on' information"
"The financial value was very impressive. . ." " the conference fee was awesome!" "a very inexpensive way to get cerp[s] " "This was a very valuable event and easy way to obtain CERPS without breaking the bank"
What You've Been Waiting For!
"Can't wait until next year" "Enjoyed myself! Learned a lot and can't wait for next year!" "Great conference with relevant topics. I will attend again next year"
Upcoming Speakers at our November 4, 2017 Conference
Ellen O’Neal Boundy, RN, CNM, MS, ScD
Christie Coursey, IBCLC
Alicia C. Simpson MS, RD, IBCLC, LD
Anne Grider, LLLL, IBCLC, RLC
Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC, RLC
Lisa Lahey RN, IBCLC, OMT
Audrey K. Thompson, RN, IBCLC, CCE, BBA
What's Going on in lactation
MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR LACTATION CONSULTANT SERVICES IN GEORGIA CareSource, a nonprofit managed care company based in Dayton, Ohio, has contracted with the Georgia Department of Community Health to provide Medicaid services to Georgia citizens, and they will cover lactation consultant services! To do so, they need Georgia Licensed Lactation Consultants to contract with them to provide[…]
Internationally Board Certified Lactation Counselor 11.2017
There are now 417 listing for the state of Georgia! If you do not currently have a listing please visit zipmilk.org and click on “submit a listing” and fill in the blanks. This should only take 5 minutes to complete. Be sure to answer the “verification” email sent after your form submission. For any questions[…]
Announcing Georgia’s sixth Baby Friendly Hospital! Cobb WellStar in Austell has recently completed the requirements to receive a Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) designation. “The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers[…]
WHEN August 16-17 2018 WHERE Marriott Marquis – Atlanta WHO http://www.breastfeedingrose.org/
Early Registration Extended for Community: SELCA Second Annual Conference In Light of #Irma’s Impact
SELCA wishes to express our concern for the region still experiencing the impact of #Irma. Many SELCA leaders and members are involved in volunteer efforts to help affected areas, and some have been affected themselves. We realize that conference registration is likely low on people’s priority list, or impossible to complete due to the power and[…]
As we wrap up World Breastfeeding Month with the conclusion Black Breastfeeding Week, I hope everyone remembers that the challenges continue . . . The reasons we need Black Breastfeeding Week, highlighted in this great listicle, don’t disappear as we prepare for Labor Day cookouts, and gear up for fall (with all things pumpkin spice). SELCA commits to[…]
SELCA challenged ourselves this week to become more aware of what we can do to support Black Breastfeeding Week, working with this great listicle . Now, time for #6! “The week of August 25th to August 31st is more than just highlighting the inequities and disparities that exist in lactation support and care, it’s about uplifting black communities that lack the education,[…]
Hopefully, you have followed our posts this week, and seen that SELCA is working through the ideas on this great listicle daily, as a way of supporting Black Breastfeeding Week . . . It’s time for #5! #5) Utilize promotional and marketing materials that are reflective of the community. Engage and co-create with members of the community to[…]
By now, you get it- SELCA is addressing each point in this great listicle as a way of supporting Black Breastfeeding Week . . . so let’s move on to #4! #4) Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration! Partnership is essential to the survival and sustainability of any successful initiative, program, or organization- large or small. Collaboration is inevitable especially when it comes to[…]