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WE STAND IN SOLIDARITY

These are incredibly trying and painful times. As we negotiate the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent events remind us that systemic racism and social injustice are longstanding national plaguesREAD MORE

LACTATION COUNSELOR TRAINING COURSE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

We’ve packaged our most popular course for you to take safely and conveniently from home during this unprecedented time. READ MORE

2021 INTERNATIONAL BREASTFEEDING CONFERENCE

Abstract submissions will now be accepted through September 1, 2020. READ MORE

25 LCTC SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

A new initiative aims to bring lactation support to underserved communities and address unacceptable disparities in infant and maternal mortality.  READ MORE

HCP FACULTY PUBLISH PAPER ON EVIDENCE FOR SKIN-TO-SKIN FROM 4 COUNTRIES

Using data from Japan, Sweden, Italy and the US, HCP faculty Kajsa Brimdyr and Karin Cadwell and their colleagues recently published a paper in Maternal & Child Nutrition that compares worldwide similarities in newborn behavior when skin-to-skin immediately after birth and defines the parameters of each of Widström’s 9 observable stages to guide clinician behavior change. READ MORE

COVID-19 OFFICE UPDATE:

Our physical office will be closed to staff and the public until at least July 15. Click to READ MORE