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Next WALC Meeting: 

November 5 & 6, 2020

La Leche League of Wisconsin in partnership with WALC is happy to present Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA to our 2020 Continuing Education Event. We will be holding this year’s conference online for everyone’s health and safety.

Dr. Kendall-Tackett is a health psychologist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and the Owner and Editor-in-Chief of Praeclarus Press, a small press specializing in women’s health. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is Editor-in-Chief of two peer-reviewed journals: Clinical Lactation and Psychological Trauma. She is Fellow of the American Psychological Association in Health and Trauma Psychology, Past President of the APA Division of Trauma Psychology, and a member of the APA’s Publications and Communications Board. Dr. Kendall-Tackett specializes in women’s-health research including breastfeeding, depression, trauma, and health psychology, and has won many awards for her work.  

A two day online conference 

Date and Time: November 5, 2020 9:00 AM – Friday, November 6, 2020, 4:00 PM CST 

For more information and to register via Eventbrite: Kendall-Tackett Information and Registration

CERPS: 10.75 L CERPS and 1.25 R CERPS will be applied for to the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Cost: For registration options and cost, go to link, Kendall-Tackett Information and RegistrationWALC members  can take a 25% discount at registration, look for the “Enter Promo Code” box at the top of the registration page before selecting your type of registration.  Enter Promo code WALC2020

Live webinar sessions with Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, as well as recording to be viewed once:

Thursday 11/5/2020 – all times listed in CST:

  • 10:00-11:30 Session 1 – Breastfeeding Makes all the Difference
  • 12:30-2:00 Session 2 – The Impact of Violence in the Perinatal Period 
  • 2:15-3:45 Session 3 – A New Paradigm in Depression in New Mothers
  • 4:00-5:30 Session 4 – Nighttime Breastfeeding and PPD/A

Friday 11/6/2020:

  • 8:30-10:00 Session 5 – Birth Trauma
  • 10:15-11:45 Session 6 – Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
  • 12:45-2:15 Session 7 – What We Can Learn from Fed is Best
  • 2:30-4:00 Session 8 – Should this Study Change my Practice

WALC welcomes new members!  Annual fee is $20.00 for membership from March through February, 2021. For information and to apply, go to, click on Membership tab.  

To contact La Leche League of WI:  920-389-1018

Upcoming Meetings

January, 2021, Webinar via Zoom – Topic and Speakers TBD
March 4 & 5, 2021, WALC Conference – Webinar
Questions or if interested in hosting a Meeting, please contact Diane Oakland,, with topic and/or meeting location suggestions.