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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
Human Milk for Older Infants and Toddlers

Human Milk for Older Infants and Toddlers

This course prepares you to help families with questions about breast- and chestfeeding beyond early infancy. Sally Wineholt, MD, a family physician, draws on a wealth of experience supporting families who nurse older babies and toddlers in her practice to cover the issue from all angles.

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Latest Blog Post

It’s an anxiety-provoking scenario. You’re in the IBCLC exam, and you read a question. You feel completely certain that there is a problem with this question–there is not enough information to answer it correctly, or the right answer is not among the choices … or more than one answer could be right. Suddenly, you are not sure how to answer it. You’re sure the question has a flaw. What do you do? LER’s Program Director Angela Love-Zaranka, BA, IBCLC, RLC, has been a member of the committee that creates the exam. Below, she shares a game plan for what to do when you think the question is wrong. 1) Don’t panic. Take a deep breath. Prepare to look at the question critically. It may be that there is a problem with the question. The problem may b...
If you’re considering becoming an IBCLC, you already know that helping breastfeeding families is a passion. It can be one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet. At LER, we know that if becoming an IBCLC is your passion, you can make it happen. As the new year begins, we’re rolling out a blog series that will help. We want to make it easy for 2022 to become the year you take bold steps toward your goal. Introducing the Certification Playbook You know you want to become an IBCLC, but how can you make it happen? If you’re like most aspiring IBCLCs, you already have a full life–perhaps another career, a family, other responsibilities … and oh, yes– there’s a pandemic going on, just to make things more interesting. And let’s face it–there are...

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.

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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 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'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!

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

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