Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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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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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!
Whether you are sitting for the exam for the first or the fifth time, feel confident and prepared with LER’s online prep courses.

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Latest Blog Post

Lactation professionals are detectives. From the first client contact to the last, your eyes and ears are open for clues. You catch the hints that might mean an incorrect latch, tethered oral tissues, a milk supply problem. You read the body language of your client and their baby and gauge how they’re feeling. But can you pick up these signs and signals on a computer screen? It can definitely be harder! Virtual consults have become a big part of many people’s practices, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And while there are advantages to seeing clients virtually (no commute for them or you, ease of scheduling, a broader coverage area) there are also challenges. Doing a great assessment can be one of them. Try these three things the next time you...
Months ago, you decided to sit the IBCLC exam. Now, it’s almost here. Maybe your studying has gone well and you are feeling confident. Maybe life has thrown some obstacles in your way and you are wishing you had more time. Either way, we’ve got you covered. Here is how to make the most of your final study days. If You’re Feeling Behind Don’t panic. You can still do this. Take these steps now. Do a quick self-assessment. “Do this by yourself with complete honesty,” advises Angela Love-Zaranaka, BA, IBCLC, RLC, Program Director at LER. How? Get out the Detailed Content Outline and consider each area. Which topics are your strong areas and which are your weak areas? You are only going to study your weak areas. Block off your study time. Don’t ...

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

Upcoming Events

20 Oct
Supporting LGBTQIA2S+ Communities
10.20.2021 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Supporting LGBTQIA2S+ Communities

Free pre-registration is required.

This session is open to all who provide lactation support, from peer supporters to IBCLCs.

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26 Oct
Real Talk: The Realities of Being and Becoming an IBCLC for Physicians

LER Live: Real Talk: The Realities of Being and Becoming an IBCLC with Angela Love-Zaranka Sekeita

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16 Nov
Real Talk: The Realities of Being and Becoming an IBCLC

LER Live: Real Talk: The Realities of Being and Becoming an IBCLC with Angela Love-Zaranka Sekeita Lewis-Johnson, DNP,

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What Students Are Saying


  • 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.

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

  • 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

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

  • 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 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!

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