Annual Fall Conference
November 19, 2021
Key Speaker: Dr. Jane Morton
VistaTech Center, Livonia, MI
MALC members are eligible to apply to receive $50 for for passing the exam or recertifying as an IBCLC. Proof of membership, scholarship form & proof of passing is required. Click Scholarship Achievement button.
United States Lactation Consultants Association = COVID-19 and Breastfeeding
As the public health situation around COVID-19 continues to progress, below is a list of reliable resources to help guide lactating parents. USLCA will continue to update these links as new information becomes available.
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine – https://www.bfmed.org/abm-statement-coronavirus
American Academy of Pediatrics – https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.aspx
Center for Disease Control & Prevention – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/pregnancy-guidance-breastfeeding.html
Human Milk Banking Association of North America – https://www.hmbana.org/news/statement-on-coronavirus.html?fbclid=IwAR12pAhJJ05jd_FIJ8xQ7r1H-NmRN5RpaGqdpSgjFy60c8QCaqfWfgRlz6s
International Lactation Consultant Association – https://lactationmatters.org/2020/03/18/ilca-statement-on-breastfeeding-and-lactation-support-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
La Leche League USA – https://lllusa.org/coronavirus-and-breastfeeding/
National Perinatal Association – http://www.nationalperinatal.org/COVID-19
World Health Organization – https://www.who.int/publications-detail/home-care-for-patients-with-suspected-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-presenting-with-mild-symptoms-and-management-of-contacts?fbclid=IwAR11pw9EqO1Dt8winmVNF2LnZj_eXkkkV2vb6_hsqj1-2OmFtkjk7FJvkw
HIPAA Emergency Response from US Department of Health and Human Services – https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/index.html
Home visit guidelines from CMS – https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-18-hha.pdf
Meditation and Relaxation for healthcare providers with Headspace – https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR1yFrD7EgrZ2mJPZxvtDx_mofzKn8sgxDOwgBrf3PsmL3hI3Oudx8SMrsE
Virtual Consult Guidelines from Paperless Lactation – https://paperlesslactation.com/blog/virtual-consult-best-practices-for-lactation-consultants
TELEHEALTH FOR BREASTFEEDING FAMILIES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMICBy Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM
US Health and Human Services has relaxed their rules for using HIPAA-compliant communication tools for telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Health and Human Services (HS), accessed March 27, 2020