The “Color-Filled Breastfeeding: Clinical Lactation Training Program” was developed by the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition in an effort to increase the number of highly skilled lactation consultants available to serve Kansas families. The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition is proud to partner with local healthcare facilities as well as community partners to train the future of lactation in Kansas! Color-Filled Breastfeeding is open to all Kansans but will focus on providing scholarships to Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) lactation consultants in Kansas, who are greatly underrepresented in skilled lactation professions.
By providing clinical placement opportunities to qualified lactation students, Kansas IBCLCs and their facilities can make an important contribution to health equity for families in their community who will benefit from having access to culturally congruent lactation care now and into the future.
Clinical Site Locations:
- Kansas City, KS
- Dodge City (pending)
- Information Session for Interested Students (video)
- Becoming an IBCLC: Everything You Wanted to Know and Maybe More (video, Hannah Halliwell, KBC 2022 Conference)
- Enhancing & Diversifying the Lactation Workforce (ASTHO)
For more information contact Sapphire Garcia-Lies, Program Coordinator, at colorfilledbreastfeedingCLTP@gmail.com