Conferences, Education & Resources

October 12, 2016

Information and resources to become an International Board  Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Upcoming 2018 Conferences

SAVE THE DATE: Our Annual Fall Conference will be November 10th.

USLCA Workshop presented in partnership with SELCA and Right from the Heart. Register here. 

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC, RLC

Maya Bolman, RN, BA, BSN, IBCLC

Kenneth Akey, MD, FAAP

7 CERPs, & 7 Nursing Contact Hours
(pending approval)

Early Bird Registration Fee: 

USLCA Members: $90

Non-Members: $120

Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 9, 2018


  • A Unique Opportunity
  • Breastfeeding for Bifidobacteria: Serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for the Infant Gut Microbiome
  • The Art of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Supporting Lactation
  • When Traditional Interventions for Insufficient Milk Just Don’t Work: Hidden Genetics, Nutritional, and Environmental Culprits
  • HAND-ling the Pain: The Role of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation
  • Breastfeeding Under Fire: The Media Assault on Exclusive Breastfeeding

March 12-13, 2018 Emory Regional Perinatal Center & Emory Division of Neonatology
29th Annual Conference on Breastfeeding

March 28, 2018  Breastsleeping; Biology and Culture Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition 2018 Conference.

Our speaker is JAMES MCKENNA

(B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon) Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Professor of Anthropology

About our speaker. 

Early registration will close 3/2/18 & late online will close 3/20/2018

Scholarship deadline will be 2/23/18 to submit.


Georgia Breastfeeding Resources

Don’t forget to keep your listings current, and/or register if you haven’t. Also, spread the word about so families will know where to look when they need to.

Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition

Please sign up or sign in and update your information for the email list for GBC.

Visit and click on the “Join Us.”

Helpful Information

While preparing for the IBCLC exam several years ago, Pamela K. Murphy, Ph. D, CNM, IBCLC identified the strong need for an online resource that provides a compilation of continuing education in the field of lactation. Here is the website created in response to that need.


Health-e-learning Lactation Education Online is a great place to start for online education.

Lactation Education Resources Online Education also offers E- CERPS.

Bright Futures Lactation Resource Center offers in-person classes and exam review sessions.

Lactation Education Consultants  offers in-person classes, home study and exam review resources, as well as in-services for clinical staff. Check out one option here.

Marie Biancuzzo’s website, Breastfeeding Outlook, offers in-person and online lactation education and exam review.


International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

US Lactation Consultant Association(USLCA)

US Breastfeeding Committee

Baby Gooroo (Amy Spangler)