Turn your passion for lactation into a viable business (PODCAST)

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Launching Your Lactation Business (Episode 1)

  • Turn downtime into marketing time with Leah’s Marketing Tip

  • Starting a private practice as a lactation consultant is hard! But you can do this

  • I hear you love being a breastfeeding volunteer! That’s awesome! Here’s how Leah make it work without impacting her private practice.

  • Not feeling the volunteer vibe anymore? Annie shares how she came to the difficult decision to retire from her beloved volunteer work.

  • Why you shouldn’t just put yourself out there and hope for the best. Your future self will be much happier if you take the time now to lay a firm foundation

  • We know it’s hard to spend money, especially on an attorney, but a little cash spent now may prevent a mountain of regret later.

  • Leah and Annie get real about the stuff they bought for their private practice that’s now gathering dust. (Anyone need 50 tubes of Medihoney? Email me.)

  • One simple step that will fix one huge problem in Annie’s Tech Tip.

3 Key Points:

  • Starting a business has challenges, especially when you’re coming from a volunteer background. But they’re nothing you can’t handle, with the right guidance and resources.

  • Invest the time and the money now to create a solid foundation—that’s what’s going to bring you financial viability and joy.

  • You can have it all: a business that works and the deep satisfaction that comes from helping families meet their breastfeeding goals.

Links and Resources

Lactation Business Coaching with Annie & Leah

Advice For Starting Out In Private Practice As An IBCLC

Why You Shouldn't Use A Free Gmail Account And What To Do If You Are

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About Us

Leah Jolly is a private practice IBCLC with Bay Area Breastfeeding in Houston, Texas.
Annie Frisbie is a private practice IBCLC serving Queens and Brooklyn in New York City, and the creator of Paperless IBCLC.

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About the Author

Annie Frisbie, MA, IBCLC is the creator of the IBCLC Private Practice Essential Toolkit, a collection of books, resources, legal forms, training manuals, and workbooks aimed at helping private practice lactation consultants build a private practice that’s ethical, profitable, sustainable, and enjoyable.