Guest Post From Breastfeed Atlanta:

We are so very pleased to report that the Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice act has been signed by our governor. This law will provide licensure to lactation consultants in Georgia, thereby protecting the public from unqualified providers and enabling better reimbursement from insurance companies. It’s a really good thing for Georgia families. I’ll post the official press release as soon as it’s available.

More information about the law here:…/…/display/20152016/HB/649

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to physicians, acupuncturists, and others, so as to require licensure of lactation consultants; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitio…