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Disciplinary Review Procedures and Updates

Disciplinary Review Procedures and Updates

ALPP would like to share our current disciplinary review procedures for the purpose of transparency.
Grant Will Support Native American Breastfeeding Initiative in Michigan

MI Native American Breastfeeding Initiative

Grant will support Native American breastfeeding initiative in Michigan.
Scientists Want to Ditch Formula for Lab-Grown Breast Milk

Lab-Grown Breast Milk

"Formula has come a long way, but it still lacks many nutrients and takes a toll on the environment..."
Online Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) Examination

Online CLC Examination

The Certified Lactation Counselor Exam is available online with a live proctor.
Updates to the Recertification Scheme

Updates to the Recertification Scheme

Beginning July 31, 2020, ALPP will accept a new category of continuing education credits.
2020 Job Task Analysis Executive Summary

2020 Job Task Analysis

The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice has published an Executive Summary of the 2020 JTA.
In the Face of COVID-19, Baltimore Healthy Start Builds Resiliency

Baltimore Healthy Start Builds Resiliency

"Baltimore Healthy Start, Inc. has launched a multi-pronged approach to support the families they serve"
The Physician’s Role in Human Milk Feeding - ACOG New Publication

ACOG New Publication Features LSPs

"LSPs have gained expertise in breastfeeding support that comes from a variety of backgrounds..."
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Breastfeeding During the Pandemic

Access to breastfeeding support has become harder and anxiety among parents has increased.
Hospitals are separating mothers and newborns during the coronavirus pandemic — with little evidence it will help slow the spread of disease

Hospitals separating mothers and newborns

Long-abandoned, harmful childbirth practices are coming back, according to a recent article in the Boston Globe.


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