Posts in Workflow
Compassion Fatigue and the Lactation Consultant (Podcast)

Overwork, compassion fatigue, burnout. It’s a common cycle for anyone in a helping profession, and it feels especially intense for lactation consultants because the stakes are so high—I mean, we’re working with babies who can’t eat! Compassion fatigue is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to be the end of you.

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Setting Your Fees: Charge What You’re Worth, and Make Yourself Worth It (Podcast)

In this episode, Annie and Leah talk about the tough topic of setting your fees for your private lactation practice. It’s so important to know your worth as a business owner and to represent that fairly within your specific market. Once you’ve set your rate, you can begin working towards long-term goals for your business as a whole.

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Too Busy, Too Slow: The Goldilocks Paradox of Lactation Consultants in Private Practice (Podcast)

In this episode of Lactation Business Coaching with Annie & Leah, we’re talking about the ever-present swinging pendulum of busy-ness as the owner of your private practice. We open up about the emotional and financial implications of both the busy and the lean times and how important it is to know that you’re not alone in this struggle. We both share our own perspectives and unique ways of tackling this trend and how to make the most of your downtime so you are continuing to grow your business. 

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Setting Effective Follow Up Policies (PODCAST)

In this episode of Lactation Business Coaching with Annie and Leah, we discuss the importance of setting clear follow up policies to protect and guard your private practice and your personal life, as well as help your clients reach self-efficacy and get the care they truly need. It can be difficult to say no or to step back when a client is having difficulty, but most times, it’s what you both need to achieve your client’s goals. Catering to a client’s anxiety can lead to even more panic or prevent your client from seeking care they need from a medical professional.

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