The world of lactation is constantly changing and evolving which means it’s critical to be up to date on current practices as well as always working to hone and improve your skills. This can be challenging as a solo private practice IBCLC. Today we are going to discuss ways to boost your skills and stay up to date so that you can provide top notch care to the families you serve.
Private practice can be so isolating and lonely, compared to the camaraderie of a group practice. Continuing education are critical not just for improving your clinical skills, but for the networking opportunities gained from connecting with other lactation consultants. In this episode, Annie and Leah share strategies for reaching out, getting support, and finding community.
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Leah Jolly is a private practice IBCLC with Bay Area Breastfeeding in Houston, Texas.
Annie Frisbie is a private practice IBCLC serving Queens and Brooklyn in New York City, and the creator of the Lactation Consultant Private Practice Toolkit.
Many thanks to Stephanie Granade for her production assistance, and to Silas Wade for creating our theme music.