Day 3 of Black Breastfeeding Week; Exciting news as SELCA #BetsonBlack!

At the beginning of the week, SELCA announced plans to celebrate and support Black Breastfeeding Week, and the black breastfeeding community, by addressing each point in this great listicle.   By now, we hope you have read it, so check out the interesting vignettes and powerful interviews found at Chocolate Milk:The Documentary Series. We are so excited about[…]

SELCA Continues to #BetonBlack; Day 2 of Black Breastfeeding Week

As we said yesterday, this week SELCA plans to #betonblack in celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week by focusing on specific ways to celebrate and support the black breastfeeding community (we turned to this great listicle to learn how– check it out, if you didn’t yesterday). So, continuing with #2- #2) Support community-based organizations and organizations of color. Many community-based organizations, and organizations[…]

SELCA Bets on Black: Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25-31

This week SELCA plans to #betonblack in celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week! Join us in celebration and support.  We turned to leaders in the black community, and found a great listicle to learn how. So, let’s start the week with #1- #1) Support emerging leaders of color in building equity-based initiatives. Support their initiatives by volunteering your services[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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.[…]