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Welcome to the website!  To access the member list or post to the member blog, you will need to login (very top right of this page)  with your password.  Your user name is your first initial and last name (ex. Murphy Brown would be MBrown).  If you don’t know your password, go to the login page and click “Lost your password?”  If you find problems, let Stacy know.

 

Also – find us on FaceBook:                                                                                                   Wisconsin  Association of Lactation Consultants (WALC):http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Association-of-Lactation-Consultants-WALC/189793571059394

 

Early Bird Fee Ends AUGUST 21ST!

The Early Bird fee for The Secrets of Baby Behavior ends August 21st.  The price will go up $20 on August 22nd.  This program is being offered in 2 locations: Thursday, September 17 in Green Bay and Friday, Sept 18 in Wauwatosa.   Registration information is available on our WALC site under “Meetings”.  Should be fantastic.  Join us!

WALC Election Results

Congrats to Allison Laverty Montag,  our new President-Elect.  Allison will serve in this role until she becomes WALC President in May, 2016.  Kathie Russell will continue as our treasurer for another two year term. Thanks to all our members who participated in the election. And a special thank you to our candidates who stepped up to offer their time and skills for WALC.

Secrets of Baby Behavior, with UC Davis Lactation Staff

WALC and the Brown County Chapter of the Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition are bringing the Secrets of Baby Behavior to Wisconsin in September. Check under “Meetings” for more information.  2 locations: Green Bay and Wauwatosa. 5.25 CERPS

Slides for May Meeting now available on the WALC site.

The slides for Judy Gutowski’s presentation on Legislation and Licensing are now on the website. They can be found under Minutes and Reports.

WALC Meeting Tuesday, May 19 in Beaver Dam

Please join us in Beaver Dam to hear Judith Gutowski , USLCA Representative from PA, speak on Licensure and Legislation. “Affordable Health Care Begins with IBCLC’s: Access to Lactation Support as a Cost-Preventive Health Measure.”  CERP’s  will be awarded free to WALC Members. Non Members can obtain  2  CERP’s at the cost of $20.00. Non Members are not required to obtain CERPS to be able to attend.  You may also sign up to become a WALC member at the meeting if desired. Please see Next Meeting link at the website for more information on the meeting. PLEASE RSVP to Heidi at hmlrn1@aol.com. Please indicate if you will need a lunch or not. Cost for Lunch is $7.00    Thank you.

Tuesday, May 19 WALC Meeting in Beaver Dam

USLCA Representative Judy Gutowski will be coming from Pennsylvania to speak on Licensure and Legislation.  Please see WALC Website (next meetings) for more information. Please RSVP to Heidi Lynch hmlrn1@aol.com      Let us know if will need lunch.

Visionary Craniosacral Workshop

Visionary Craniosacral Workshop~continuing education!

International instructor and practitioner, Regina Callahan, is coming to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to teach The Foundations Class through the Milne Institute, April 23-26.  Class will be held from 8:30-5:30 Thursday – Sunday at Full Moon Rising Wellness Studio in Norway, MI. This class offers 32 CEs through the NCBTMB with a tuition of $650.  For any questions or registration, call or email Jenny at 906-221-3404 or fullmoonrising.mhs@gmail.com   Or visit www.reginacallahan.com  

 

Job Opening at Children’s Hospital In Madison

There is an opening for 0.6 FTE IBCLC position at Children's Hospital in Madison.  Please see link below for more information.
https://uwhealth.taleo.net/careersection/uwh_cs_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=HC113612

WALC Conference Full!

Our upcoming conference is full – thanks so much for the continual support!   We do sometimes get cancellations so if you would like to be put on a waiting list please email Sandy Testin at    sandytestin@gmail.com      Sorry to disappoint any of you that were not able to sign up.

January Meeting Room Change

Please note –  Due to a wonderful response to Dr. Thomas speaking, the room for the meeting this Friday has changed. Please see website for new room location.