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