Clinical Skills Podcast

How to Become an IBCLC [PODCAST]

Have you always dreamed of helping families with breastfeeding? In this episode of Lactation Business Coaching, Annie & Leah talk about how they became International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, also known as IBCLCs. They discuss the different pathways to becoming eligible to sit for the board exam, and break down the biggest things they have learned in the years since they first certified.


Using Podcasts to Tell Your Story with Rob Scheerbarth from Podcast Rocket [PODCAST]

In this bonus episode of Ask the Expert, Annie & Leah interview Rob Scheerbarth of Podcast Rocket about his journey of starting a podcast agency with his wife, and how they help brands share their stories and expand their marketing efforts to a world where your ideal clients are already listening. As Rob is a storyteller at heart, he simplifies it for us and asks: What kind of story do you want to tell


Caring for Yourself During while Pivoting Your Business with Brandie Mitchell, BSN, RN, NC-BC [PODCAST]

In this bonus episode of Ask the Expert, Leah interviews Brandie Mitchell, RN about her experience of pursuing a career and field she never thought she never thought she would see herself in – nurse coaching. She talks about what it has been like with pivoting her business to support her clients better in a more of a coaching capacity, as what was once a majority of her business with massage therapy has been put on hold.

Communications Podcast

10 Tips for Virtual Visits [PODCAST]

Today’s episode of Lactation Business Coaching with Annie and Leah is called “10 Tips for Virtual Visits.” From prepping yourself to get into the right headspace, to setting up your space and having the right tools ready to tech tips and best practices, Annie and Leah have ideas for every aspect of your consult workflow to best maximize every second for the benefit of the family on the other end.

Podcast Private Practice Systems & Productivity

Taking In Person Services Virtual with Amber McCue [PODCAST]

We’re stepping outside the lactation world to talk with Amber McCue, owner of Three Boudoir, an in-person photography business that recently went virtual at The Virtual Photo Shoot.

We talked with Amber about their thought process in creating and marketing these new offers and got insights that we could easily translate into our private practice service offerings.


Working with Referral Sources [PODCAST]

Today’s episode of Lactation Business Coaching with Annie and Leah is called “Working with Referral Sources.” Having referrals works both ways: it is a priority to service your clients when you are not available and it is also important to cultivate a relationship with others to become a trusted referral for their own business.


Lactation in the Office: Pros and Cons [PODCAST]

Today’s episode of Lactation Business Coaching with Annie and Leah is called “Is an Office Right for Your Lactation Practice?” There are several options to move into an office setting as an IBCLC, from setting up in a physician’s office to sharing an office space to building your own home office. Of course, there are pros and cons to each office setting. It would be wise to evaluate on a quarterly basis to see which option is best for you or if an office setting is even the best fit for your business.


Why IBCLCs Need Therapy [PODCAST]

Today’s episode of Lactation Business Coaching with Annie and Leah is called “Why IBCLCs Need Therapy.” There are so many layers of challenges, from staying ahead at the clinical level to compassion fatigue to conflict with third parties, that self-care has become a primary concern. The good news is that there are many healthy coping mechanisms and strategies, such as leaning on a trusted support team to seeking therapy from mental health professionals. Getting the help we need improves our stress levels and, by default, makes us more effective in providing help to our clients too.