How to boost your skills as a solo private practice lactation consultant

Private practice can be so isolating and lonely, compared to the camaraderie of a group practice. Continuing education is critical not just for improving your clinical skills, but for the networking opportunities gained from connecting with other lactation consultants.

In this podcast episode, Annie Frisbie IBCLC and Leah Jolly IBCLC share strategies for reaching out, getting support, and finding community.

How do you boost your skills? We’d love to hear in the comments below!

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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.

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About the Author

Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC is the creator of the Lactation Consultant Private Practice Toolkit, a collection of books, resources, legal forms, training manuals, and workbooks aimed at helping private practice lactation consultants build a private practice that’s ethical, profitable, sustainable, and enjoyable.