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Next WALC Meeting and Program: 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9:30 am

USLCA Webinar: Outpatient Clinic – Lessons Learned in Operating Lactation Services   Presenters: Petra Colindres, MA, RDN/LD, IBCLC and Rebecca Mannel, BS, IBCLC, FILCA  /  Followed by Panel Discussion  “Tips and Tricks of Outpatient Lactation Consultation” with Dr. Kristen Lee, DC, CLC & Molly Peterson, BS, IBCLC, RLC

Join WALC at Authentic Birth Center in Wauwatosa, WI, suburb of Milwaukee, for a morning of breastfeeding education!   Earn 2 CERPS

Location: Authentic Birth Center, 530 N. 108th Place, Suite 100, Wauwatosa, signs will be posted


9:30 to 10:00         Registration and Networking

10:00 to 11:00       USLCA Webinar: Outpatient Clinic – Lessons Learned in Operating Lactation Services 1.00 R CERP and 1.00 CNE

 Objectives – By the end of the webinar, the participant will be able to:

  • Summarize the need for outpatient support for breastfeeding
  • Describe various types of outpatient practice settings and the pros and cons for each
  • Discuss a marketing strategy to create a successful referral system
  • Describe the billing process in Oklahoma as it refers to lactation
  • Discuss barriers found in lactation scheduling
  • Describe the Oklahoma University Medical Center outpatient setting past to present

11:00 to 12:00 Panel Discussion – Tips and Tricks of Outpatient Lactation Consultation 1.00 L CERP

Objectives – By the end of the panel discussion, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify challenges to providing outpatient lactation care
  • List 2 barriers to families seeking access to postpartum lactation support
  • Discuss the use of technology in making lactation support more available to families
  • Identify benefits and challenges in the use of technology and time management for the lactation consultant and steps to achieve balance

12:00 to 12:30   Lunch

12:30  WALC Business Meeting

CERPS Application for Continuing Education Recognition Points will be submitted to the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Cost  CERPS free to WALC Members, $20.00 if not a member of WALC. If staying for lunch, $7.00, indicate request for lunch when registering. Bring payment to the Meeting.

To Register:  click on link here

WALC welcomes new members, annual fee $20.00. For more information about membership, click on the Membership tab, application form for membership will be available at the meeting.

Upcoming Meetings
Thursday, September 26, 2019  Marshfield, topic to be determined, more information coming soon!
If interested in hosting, please contact Diane Oakland,, with topic and/or meeting location suggestions.