Call For Papers

Clinical Lactation is a peer–reviewed journal summarizing recent advances in clinical care in the field of human lactation,  and  is  the  official  journal  of  the  United States Lactation Consultant Association. The aim of the journal is to advance clinical practice for lactation specialists who work in a variety of settings: hospital, private practice, WIC, and mother–to–mother–support organizations. The articles being solicited for Clinical Lactation are concise, readable reports that summarize issues  related  to  clinical care,  treatment  innovations and applications. All articles should contain specific implications and suggestions for clinical practice. Suitable topics for submission include, but are not restricted to:

Treatment innovation Treatment dilemmas Case presentations

Implementation of specific programs

Outcomes of policies or programs

Papers should be consistent with the current evidence base (if applicable), and should constitute a substantive contribution to the professional literature on clinical lactation. All articles can be hyperlinked to videos, websites, PowerPoint slides, or other ancillary sources of information.

Types of Contributions

Articles on Clinical Practice.  These articles include process and program descriptions, clinical audit and outcome studies, and the presentation and description of original clinical practice ideas. These articles should generally not exceed 2,000 words (approximately 8 pages

To submit an article, click here.