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Outpatient Breastfeeding Supporter Training in Milwaukee April 19-20, 2018

Dear WALC Community,
The Milk Mob is conducting its 16 hour Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training on April 19-20th 2018 at the Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI) in Milwaukee, WI. This training is being sponsored by a generous WALC grant and the AABN. Scholarships are available for those who need financial assistance.
This training course is optimal for both inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding supporters who would like to learn how to answer the most commonly asked questions about breastfeeding. Typical participants have been hospital nurses, nursing assistants, office nurses, medical assistants, nutritionists, speech therapists, medical social workers, peer counselors, doulas, midwives, and health professional students.
This course provides 12.75 L-CERPS and 13.9 nursing contact hours.
To learn more about the course, and to register, visit https://themilkmob.org/milwaukee2018/
For questions, please contact Admin@themilkmob.org

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Upcoming USLCA Education Opportunities

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Birth Equity Leadership Academy Application

Birth Equity Leadership Academy Application
Greetings! We have a wonderful opportunity for you to learn and strengthen your knowledge base about birth equity! We have faculty members who are ready to go and will be assigned to you as your personal mentor. To help with your success of facilitating equity and equality of birth in your community. If you would like to join us for this cutting edge program please feel free to complete this brief application and return to us by ​February 28, 2018​. If you know of anyone who can benefit from mentorship and they are working in their communities- please feel free to pass along this information. HealthConnect One will contact you by March 15th, 2018 with next steps.

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LLL of WI bookstore SALE!

La Leche League of WI is having a post conference sale on their bookstore items. Check out the link and find yourself a deal!

https://squareup.com/store/la-leche-league-of-wisconsin

Questions? Contact Joannie at lllofwievents.treasurer@gmail.com

Thanks for shopping!

 

 

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Start off the New Year working towards something you believe in!

Are you passionate about breastfeeding and want to work with other enthusiastic and passionate individuals?
WALC is seeking a volunteer to work with WALC Members! Please contact Allison at allisonlavmon@gmail.com with questions or to express interest.
Membership Chair Job Description
1.Keep updated list of WALC members
We currently use Excel to maintain the membership list and share with other members of the Board who need access to this information.  Need access to Excel.
2.  Welcome new members to WALC and help get them set up with our website access for members.  Also provide them information about how to receive WALC postings.
2. Make a Membership Directory each March – email to Directory to our webmaster for posting in our password protected part of our website.
3.  Participate as a Board member at our 4 Board meetings each year (January, May, September and November). Location varies.

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Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training in Chicago Area January 25-26, 2018

Dear WALC Community,
The Milk Mob is conducting its 16 hour Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training on Jan 25-26th 2018 at the Hoffman Estates Northern Illinois University Conference Center, in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
This training course is optimal for both inpatient and outpatient breastfeeding supporters who would like to learn how to answer the most commonly asked questions about breastfeeding. Typical participants have been hospital nurses, nursing assistants, office nurses, medical assistants, nutritionists, speech therapists, medical social workers, peer counselors, doulas, midwives, and health professional students.
This course provides 12.75 L-CERPS and 13.9 nursing contact hours
To learn more about the course, and to register, visit
For questions, please contact Admin@themilkmob.org

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Clinical Lactation Journal – Special Tongue-Tie Issue

Have you seen the latest issue of Clinical Lactation? So popular they had to do a 2nd printing! They have a roundtable of experts on tongue-tie. This is well worth your time! For more information, call the USLCA office at 202.738.1125 ext 701 OR email info@uslca.org and they will assist you as needed. There is a small fee.

Speaking of USLCA, group renewals are coming up! Watch here for information on how to take advantage of this discount!

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LLL of WI CE Day 11/2 & 3 Early Bird Deadline is 9/8/17

Join us for a fabulous event Thursday evening and all day Friday, featuring Diana West, Alyssa Schnell and Gretchen Becker-Crabb.

see our website:

www.lllofwi.org for links about the event, speakers and to REGISTER!

 

See you in November!

 

Samantha Metko RDN, IBCLC,

Volunteer LLL Leader, Co-Area Events Coordinator, LLL of WI

 

 

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  • #1 by SMetko on September 9, 2017 - 6:59 am

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    Surprise!!! The Early Bird Deadline has been extended to 9/22! REGISTER TODAY!

  • #2 by SMetko on September 22, 2017 - 5:55 am

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    Early Bird deadline for LLL of WI CE day is today! REGISTER NOW!
    See you in November.

  • #3 by SMetko on October 15, 2017 - 12:41 pm

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    Full Price Registration deadline is Friday, October 20th!
    REGISTER NOW to assure a seat!
    Walk-in Registrations welcome, however, meals not guaranteed.

    See you November 2nd & 3rd!

  • #4 by SMetko on October 20, 2017 - 6:52 am

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    Full Price Registration deadline is TODAY! Friday, October 20th!
    REGISTER NOW to assure a seat!
    Walk-in Registrations welcome, however, meals not guaranteed.

    See you November 2nd & 3rd!

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The Milk Mob – Upcoming Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion trainings in Wisconsin in October!

The Milk Mob is excited to announce that we are conducting 3 Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion (OBC) trainings in October 2017 in Wisconsin that are open to the public!

The Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training is a basic, clinically-focused course for any person who is a medical or community breastfeeding supporter. We provide instruction on how to answer the most common breastfeeding questions that a breastfeeding mother and her family have throughout the course of lactation, into toddlerhood and beyond.

The OBC courses will be held in Madison, Oshkosh and Eau Claire.

The Madison & Oshkosh courses will be held 1 day a week for 4 weeks for 4 hours each day.

Madison – October 10, 17, 24, 31st (Tuesdays) from 7:30-11:30 a.m.
(Space is limited to 8 more seats). Register here.

Oshkosh – October 16, 13, 30 and Nov 6th (Mondays) from 8-Noon. Register here.

Eau Claire – October 20-21 from 8:30-5 pm each day.
The first 26 people registered receive a $50 discount! Register here.

To view all of our events, please visit our The Milk Mob website.

Please share this with anyone who may be interested.

If you would like to host a training in your area, please contact Anne at anne@themilkmob.org.

Have a great day and thank you for supporting breastfeeding families!

 

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  • #5 by Allison Laverty Montag on September 11, 2017 - 10:20 am

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    Another great opportunity to increase outpatient breastfeeding support in your community!
    Do you know of a clinic, hospital, agency, store or individual that serves breastfeeding families and wants to do more to support mothers’ breastfeeding goals?
    The Milk Mob has 3 upcoming trainings this October in Wisconsin. Courses are in Madison, Eau Claire and Oshkosh.
    Please share this info with anyone who may be interested in increasing support in their area.

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Are you going to Texas?

The USLCA conference is coming up May 3-6th in San Antontio, TX. Are you planning to go?

Allison, Lisa and Kathie from the WALC Board will be at the conference (Lisa will presenting!) and we would love to see you! WALC will have a chapter booth – stop by and say Hi!

Additionally, it would be great if Wisconsin folks could spend some time together. Maybe we could talk over breakfast, discuss speakers and more!

Feel free to email me if you would like to meet up!

Allison – allisonlavmon@gmail.com

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