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    We offer lactation specific training for everyone interested in breastfeeding!

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    Are you recertifying as an IBCLC?

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    Are you looking for CME Credits?

    ABP MOC credits are available as well!

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  • Are you looking for continuing education on a specific topic?

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    Courses for hospitals and individuals available!

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New Course!
Communication Course

Communication Course

LER has designed a five-hour, lactation-specific bundle specifically to meet your needs.
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Postpartum Recovery

Postpartum Recovery

From recovery and complications in the early days (perineal lacerations, C-section incisions, PIH, retained placenta, hemorrhage, and more) all the way through return to work, exercise, and weight loss considerations a few months out, instructor Alison Ward-Moore, MD, IBCLC, walks the learner through what a parent’s body and mind experience after birth, all with a focus on the effects on lactation and the lactation care provider’s role.

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Latest Blog Post

We all know the journey to the IBCLC is a passion-filled one. It can also be an expensive one. College classes, lactation coursework, clinical hours, text books, review courses, exam fees – the costs can add up quickly. And, at a time when the health of parents and babies depends on diversifying the lactation care field, these expenses also add up to a lack of ethnic and racial representation among IBCLCs. At LER, we are determined to be part of the solution. SCHOLARSHIP WINDOW NOW OPEN Our Rising Tide Lactation Equity Scholarship program is designed to remove financial obstacles for Black aspiring IBCLCs and increase the number of Black IBCLCs in the United States. A new round of applications for Rising Tide Scholarships opened on July 15,...
It’s sometimes called the Fourth Trimester, and with good reason–the days, weeks, and months after giving birth are a time when a parent needs special care and support. However, how parents are supported, what they expect, and what’s expected of them during this time varies greatly by culture. And sometimes, cultural variations in traditions and practices impact lactation. As a lactation care provider, do you know how to provide culturally humble, respectful, evidence-based care during those beautiful, intense early days? Postpartum Cultural Variations Several elements of the postpartum period tend to look different across cultures and communities, and each can influence a parent’s lactation experience. Consider these: How long? How qu...

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.

 Submit Your Blog Entry Here here to submit your essay, we can't wait to hear all about it!


How to Choose a Lactation Course

There are important considerations when choosing an educational institution. Here is a series of questions to help you choose a quality course. http://www.lactationtraining.com/questions-to-ask

What Students Are Saying

  • I've really enjoyed this course and have learned a lot, and I am already putting it to use in my daily practice as a midwife. I'll definitely recommend it to others.

  • May I say I am more than impressed with your on line course, great presentations and incredible support. I will highly recommend you to my colleagues.

  • Thanks for everything...you have a wonderful program and I really learned a great deal

  • Thanks...this had been a truly wonderful program and I have learned much more than I expected.

  • I am so pleased with how prepared I felt taking the IBLCE exam on Monday, 10/1. It is, in no small part, due to the excellent material in your Lactation Consultant Training Program (Enriched). Thank you!

  • I've just successfully completed the final exam! What a fabulous class! Thanks so much for offering such a convenient and high quality option for obtaining lactation education!

  • I just wanted to post to say thank you for the incredibly helpful websites. The women I teach will benefit greatly from the information.

  • I really enjoyed your online class and case studies. I will definitely suggest this class to others.

  • I did enjoy all of the course. It was the most helpful of ALL the courses that I studied. LER will be my only recommendation if I am asked.

  • I just wanted to say how much I'm enjoying the course, I'm finding it fascinating, and am recommending it to other nurses and midwives at my new job.

  • I love the course offerings and can’t wait to do more. They are so varied and interesting!!!!! Melissa

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