Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act January 27 2016
Today there was some interesting Georgia legislation that was brought up in the general assembly regarding breastfeeding and lactation support.
Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act:
Sharon Cooper from Cobb County is one of the bill's sponsor and here is her direct contact information:
Also here is a link to find your own Georgia Legislator so you can contact them to ask questions and get involved!!!
Find your legislator at: http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/?q=
Here is a link to the proposed bill :
For example, as it appears to me this bill would make an already certified IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) also be licensed with the state.
I am no politician but this seems like a attempt to increase revenue hopefully not at the cost of new mothers seeking affordable lactation support.
Please join the discussion here and contact your legislator to get involved!
We will definitely update as we collect more information!
*** Update : Commentary from ROSE (Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere) Regarding Georgia Lactation Consultant Legislation***