Questions about Licensure? SELCA has answers …

As with anything new, licensure and the upcoming deadline of July 1, 2018 raises questions.  SELCA stands ready to help as a resource to all who support breastfeeding throughout the Southeastern United States.  We have many resources available on our website licensure page, but find our FAQs here:   

Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act ALREADY improving access to care!

Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act ALREADY improving access to care! The Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act will go into effect on July 1, 2018, but we are already seeing INCREASED ACCESS TO LACTATION CARE in Georgia.  We are thrilled to report that CareSource, a Medicaid CMO, has recently begun credentialing IBCLCs in Georgia! Importantly, our[…]

How to Become a Georgia Licensed Lactation Consultant in 10 Easy Steps!

Licensure for IBCLCs in Georgia is here, and the deadline is approaching- July 1, 2018!  We are already seeing positive results (did you see our post about Medicaid coverage in GA?) and we need licensed IBCLCs.  We know the process can seem daunting, but SELCA is here to help you help breastfeeding families, and we can[…]

Licensure Update January 2017

Great news for Lactation Consultant Licensure in Georgia! The five member advisory committee and Secretary of State representative Jim Cleghorn have met for the first time. They discussed a timeline for starting to issue licenses, fees that will be collected, and how to disseminate information to both IBCLCs in GA and consumers. Thank you to[…]