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Welcome to WALC!

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 us know on the Contact Form on the “About Us” page.

Also – find us on FaceBook:  WALC FaceBook Page

WALC Quarterly Meeting – September 16, 2022 9:30 am

Join us on September 16, 2022 – WALC Zoom Webinar, 9:30 am

9:30 am Maroon Calabash Grant Report, an innovative organization, was awarded a WALC Grant in 2021

10:00 am Shonte’ Terhune- Smith, BS, IBCLC, Health Educator, Doula will discuss “Human Milk and Immunizations”

11:00 am Shonte’ Terhune-Smith, “Supporting the NICU Baby” 

We hope to see you there!

To register WALC.net – Next Meeting for more info about the sessions and to REGISTER

 

WALC Quarterly Meeting – May 17, 2022

Join us on May 17, 2022 – WALC Zoom Webinar, 10:00 am

10am Allison Walsh IBCLC, LCCE, FACCE, Postpartum Doula, LLLL, will speak on “Mentoring the Future of Lactation Support.”

11:30 am Nicole Miles, MA, CD, IBCLC, – Birth Outcomes Made Better (BOMB) Doula Program Manager, will discuss “So you want to be a Lactation Professional.”

12:10 Brief general business meeting.

To register WALC.net – Next Meeting REGISTER

WALC Grant Deadline is May 1st!

What great things are you doing in your community? Do you have a project that needs a boost?

WALC has updated it’s grant guidelines. This is an opportunity to work on something you’ve been dreaming about! Check out the Grant and Scholarship tab!

Updated Grant and Scholarship Applications/Guidance Posted

Please check out the Scholarships and Grants page for our revised guidance and applications. You asked for more guidance and we’re providing it! We’ve included a sample grant application and report as well.

Project Grant Applications are due on or before May 1st.  Submission forms are online.

 

Conference Recording Available through April 5th

This is a reminder you have through April 5th to watch the conference recordings. Recordings are available to those that registered  before the end of the conference. An email with the links was sent to the email used for registration. Please check your spam/clutter/trash folders.

If you have difficulties watching the videos or get a message such as ” videos have reached a maximum playback number”, please follow this tip:

Open the videos in Google Chrome or an “Incognito Window“. This should resolve the issue.

Mothers’ Milk Bank WGL and WALC goodies for sale!

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of the WGL and WALC have joined together this year with another conference t-shirt! The shop is open through Sunday March 6th. Check out the merch here!

We are STILL better together!

https://www.bonfire.com/store/milk-bank-wgl-fundraising/

Conference Evaluations

The Conference Evaluation link will be sent to you at the end of the conference March 4th. Once the online evaluation is completed, a certificate will be sent to your email address.

On Monday March 7th, we will send a link for the recording. You will have access until April 5th.

Look for your email from WALC re: Conference

Hello everyone!

Emails with conference info went out last Friday (2/25). Please check your spam, clutter and trash folders as the email may have ended up there!

 

Resource List and Slides from 1.21.22 Meeting

Thank you Jill Rabin, Summer Kelly and Susan Urbanski for presenting at WALC’s January Education Offering!

Here are links for a resource list from Jill Rabin and the slides and a poster from Summer and Susan’s presentation.

Enjoy!

Jill Rabin WALC Resource List 1.21.22

MMBWGL WALC Meeting Milk Bank Updates SLIDES 1-21-2022

Milk Bank micro and drug testing poster WALC Meeting 1-21-22

WALC Quarterly Meeting – January 21, 2022

Join us on January 21, 2022 – WALC Zoom Webinar, 10:00 am to 12 noon

10am Jill Rabin, IBCLC will speak on “Facilitating Breastfeeding in Babies with Feeding Challenges”.

11am Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes will discuss Human Milk Banking which will include updates on their work.

12:10 Brief general business meeting.

To register WALC.net – Next Meeting  REGISTER