Episode 16 - Coffee, Social Media, Working With Referrals, And Handling Payments: Listener Questions!

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Do you bring your coffee inside? What do you do when someone tags you on social media? What happens when the doctor disagrees with you? And finally—when is the best moment in the visit to take payment? Annie and Leah have your listener questions covered.

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Episode 15 - Care Plans: The Heart & Soul Of Your Lactation Practice

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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.

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Episode 12 - What Actually Happens During A Home Visit With A Lactation Consultant? (Podcast)

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Do you bring your coffee inside? What do you do when someone tags you on social media? What happens when the doctor disagrees with you? And finally—when is the best moment in the visit to take payment? Annie and Leah have your listener questions covered.

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Episode 11 - Imposter Syndrome: When You Think You’re A Terrible IBCLC (Podcast)

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Have you ever wondered when everyone around you is going to realize that you’re the worst lactation consultant on the planet? Well, we have! It’s called imposter syndrome, and we’re pretty sure this is going to be a terrible episode on the topic where you figure out we have no idea what we’re talking about.

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Episode 10 - The Delicate Balance For IBCLCs:
Personal And Professional Time (Podcast)

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When you have a private practice, it’s so easy for your work life to bleed into your home life. Finding a rhythm for your days can help prevent you from working all the time. In today’s episode, Annie & Leah share their own schedules and give ideas for finding the right time for all the personal and professional things you need to do.

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Episode 9 - Charting Tips And Strategies For IBCLCs (Podcast)

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Documenting what happens at a lactation consult is super important for so many reasons, but figuring out just want to say and how to say it can be challenging. In this episode, Annie and Leah will explain their approaches to charting and offer you tips and strategies for making this critical task less overwhelming. Whether you’re paperless or love your clipboard and folders, this episode will help you streamline your charting workflow and feel confident in your documentation.

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Episode 7 - 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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