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Communication Course

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LER has designed a five-hour, lactation-specific bundle specifically to meet your needs.
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IBLCE Exam Review Enriched

IBLCE Exam Review Enriched

Feel prepared to soar through your IBLCE Exam with practice tests, flashcards, case studies, webinars and more!
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If you enrolled in one of LER’s three Lactation Training courses recently, you probably noticed something new. Instead of your reading assignments being listed in just one textbook, each lesson now provides assignments in two different texts! Breastfeeding and Human Lactation (by Karen Wambach and Jan Riordan) has long been used as the spine text for the Lactation Consultant Training Program, Core Lactation Consultant course, and the Bridge to Lactation Consultant course. Now, Breastfeeding Answers: A Guide for Helping Families (by Nancy Mohrbacher) is also offered as an additional textbook option. Wondering why there are two books, which one might be best for you, and how you might use each beyond the exam? Below, Julie Grimes, IBCLC, and ...
Welcome back to Goals 2021, a blog series designed to help you make sure this year finds you closer to being an IBCLC! So far, we’ve talked about making a long term plan and ways to complete your Health Science Education requirements. For the entire series, we talk with Angela Love-Zaranka, BA, IBCLC, RLC, Program Director at Lactation Education Resources (LER). Love-Zaranka served on the IBLCE Board from 2006 to 2012 and sat on IBLCE committees until 2015. She has seen every aspect of the process, including helping to write the IBCLC Exam. Next, let’s tackle getting your clinical hours. Getting Clinical Before applying to sit the IBLCE exam, candidates must meet requirements in three broad categories. They must complete health science cour...

Guest Blog: Why Did I Become an LC?

We know you all have great stories about your experiences being or working toward becoming a lactation consultant. Now we've created a forum for you to share your stories with others. We invite you to write a maximum 100-word essay on who or what influenced you and what experiences encouraged you to enter the rewarding field of lactation consulting.

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