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Communication Course

Communication Course

LER has designed a five-hour, lactation-specific bundle specifically to meet your needs.
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Featured Course
A Deeper Look: Deconstructing Real Case Studies

A Deeper Look: Deconstructing Real Case Studies

You will be asked to make observations, offer advice, make recommendations, and create care plans. The six case studies include babies of various ages, from a 26-week preterm baby in the NICU to a 12-week-old whose parent is returning to work, with a wide range of presenting issues. A clear, effective framework and tools for evaluating each situation is presented. You’ll be asked to think critically, access your background knowledge, and use written and online resources to decide how to help. Once you choose a plan of action, the results of your advice are presented–and you can choose and explore other plans of care.

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Latest Blog Post

At Lactation Education Resources, we know how important didactic learning is. After all, it’s a big part of what we do! Studying and memorizing, accumulating key information–the signs of mastitis, the function of an alveoli cell … the meaning of relative infant dose. The learning you’re doing in your lactation courses provides a rich, deep reservoir of essential, specific knowledge. And that’s really important. But when you eventually find yourself face to face with a family whose infant is having trouble feeding, how will you translate that knowledge into an effective consult? When you’re a new lactation care provider, drawing from that deep reservoir to pull apart the problem and craft a concrete treatment plan can sometimes feel pretty h...
Imagine a disaster has struck your community. As the person with the most knowledge of infant feeding around, you’ve been called upon to help parents with babies and toddlers. You’re handed some small bags and advised to share them with the families as you meet with them. What’s in the bags? What would you want to see when you opened them? Welcome back to Ready to Respond, our blog mini-series on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E). This time, we’re talking about infant feeding toolkits, and what belongs inside them. When disaster strikes, having a few simple items available can mean the difference for a lactating parent and their baby or child. What are they? Some you can probably intuit–others may surprise you. Item 1: ...

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 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'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.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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