Lactation Management course
January 22 to 26, 2018
BP Energy Center
Anchorage, Alaska

Instructor: Linda J. Smith

45 Credit hours/ CERPs possible (with pre-course work). This is half the amount needed to sit the exam for the first time! Application is also being made for Nursing CEUs.


Linda Smith is a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, author, and internationally-known consultant on breastfeeding and birthing issues. Linda is ILCA’s liaison to the World Health Organization’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and consultant to INFACT Canada/IBFAN North America. As a former La Leche League Leader and Lamaze-certified Childbirth Educator, she provided education and support to diverse families over 35 years in 9 cities in the USA and Canada. Linda has worked in a 3-hospital system in Texas, a public health agency in Virginia, and served as Breastfeeding coordinator for the Ohio Department of Health. Linda was a founder of IBLCE, founder and past board member of ILCA, and is a delegate to the United States Breastfeeding Committee from the American Breastfeeding Institute. Linda earned a Master Degree in Public Health through the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University in 2011.

A special rate for ABC members attending the Lactation Management Court has been reserved at Residence Inn Anchorage Midtown for $109.00 – 149.00 per night. (Rate is based on room occupancy.)