Like this episode? Want more?
The LBC podcast is ALWAYS free, thanks to contributions from supporters.
Every contributed dollar counts and so do our contributors — as a thank-you gift to our top-tier members, we offer monthly LIVE Deeper Dive sessions with experts and access to all previous Deeper Dive sessions — check out our upcoming Deeper Dives and join today!
All contributions count; join at one of our starter levels here!
Powered by RedCircle
When you leave a lactation consult, you have no idea what will happen next, because it’s entirely up to that individual family. But by providing your clients with a clear, detailed, and rich care plan, you can guide them towards meeting their infant feeding goals, whatever those may be. From choosing your resources to the most effective delivery methods, Annie and Leah share how they create care plans that work for their clients.
- Carefully vetted resources can amplify your care plan by educating your clients and reinforcing your instructions.
- Instructing your clients on when and how to follow up is a critical component
- Know how to adapt a care plan to meet your client’s needs
- Working together: The care plan isn’t handed down by you, it’s created with the family
- Structuring the care plan: How Annie & Leah decide what to include and how to present it to the family
- Paperless or paper? When the delivery system matters and when it doesn’t.
- “I’m just a cheerleader for a miracle worker. You’re the miracle worker doing the hard work, I’m just cheering you on and giving you the tools.”
- “It’s a care plan. It’s not just here’s your prescription. Here is how you’re going to take care of this. This is how I’m going to care of you, and this is how you are going to take care of yourself.”
This episode is sponsored by Practice Better. The all-in-one practice management platform that helps Health & Wellness Professionals automate and streamline their workflow.
Find our Deeper Dive into Care Plans + more in the Lactation Business Coaching Deeper Dive Vault. Memberships start at $15/month.
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.