Mini-Conference in May!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 will be a mini-conference in partnership with Southern Crescent Breastfeeding Coalition.  SELCA members can attend the 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. speaker sessions as a part of membership. Christie Coursey, IBCLC will be speaking on breastfeeding and baby wearing, and Alicia Simpson, MS, RD, IBCLC, LD will be speaking on galactogogues[…]

Membership Matters!

We are so excited to have so many new people join SELCA as part of the recent conference . . . as your local chapter of the United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) and local affiliate of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), your membership is extremely important to impact the lactation profession where you[…]

Here GA grows again . . . Another Hospital Achieves Baby Friendly Designation

Congratulations to Georgia’s newest Baby Friendly Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital. WellStar Cobb is the first hospital in the WellStar hospital system in Georgia to obtain Baby Friendly designation, joining the following hospitals in this honor. DeKalb Women’s Medical Center-1st in Georgia to be Baby Friendly Emory Midtown Hospital Doctors Hospital, Augusta Grady Hospital Piedmont Henry[…]

SELCA’s Annual Conference was a Success!

SELCA’s Annual Conference was this past Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Piedmont Atlanta.  Lactation professionals from around the southeast gathered for fun networking opportunities, affordable continuing education, and professional development. It was a full day, from 7:15 AM to 5:30 PM, but the good food, great information, and fantastic people made it worthwhile.  One of[…]

Congratulations to the Inaugural Recipient of the Friend of SELCA Award!

The Southeastern Lactation Consultant Association Board of Directors proudly announces the creation of the Friend of SELCA award. This award goes to a SELCA member OR a member of the community who is working to advance the IBCLC within Georgia and the Southeast through leadership, advocacy, professional development, and research. SELCA members may submit nominations[…]

Express Your SuperPower 5K 2016 Was Super, Indeed!

Many joined us this year in repeating the success of last year’s 5K Run/Walk in the lovely, new Etowah River Park in Canton, GA. The Second Annual Express Your SuperPower 5K Run/Walk was a huge success! We celebrated World Breastfeeding Month on Saturday, October 1, 2016 with a well attended race, co-sponsored by the Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition[…]

Join us for the SELCA Annual Conference November 12th!

Please join us for our upcoming annual conference on November 12, 2016 at Piedmont Atlanta for fun networking opportunities, affordable continuing education, and professional development. Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is conveniently located in Atlanta, at 1968 Peachtree Rd. NW Atlanta GA 30309- directions here.  The event will be held in Rich Auditorium, 77 building, M level.[…]

Governor Proclaims August Breastfeeding Month in Georgia

Moms, children, lactation advocates and policy makers from across the state were all on hand at the Capitol, Tuesday August 4, 2016 at 10 am, as Governor Nathan Deal signed the proclamation of August as Breastfeeding Month in Georgia.  Thanks to Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition board member, Chrysta Andrews, for once again this year making the arrangements for[…]