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Communication Course

LER has designed a five-hour, lactation-specific bundle specifically to meet your needs.
 
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Basics of Lactation Management for Doulas

Basics of Lactation Management for Doulas

Designed specifically for doulas and birth workers, these lessons prepare you to provide lactation-related doula care before, during, and after birth. We start from the ground up and build a solid foundation, so this course is perfect even if you have little experience or training as a breastfeeding counselor.

Taught by expert instructors with more than 25 years of teaching and clinical experience, this course meets the requirements for lactation support training required by DONA and many other doula certification organizations.

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Latest Blog Post

Pharmacy students study hard in their education programs. By graduation, they’ve mastered a wide range of gritty scientific details and topics that leave lay people shaking their heads – but grateful that the person providing their medication knows the facts! However, one important topic is conspicuously underrepresented, filling just one lecture in most pharmacy programs. The topic? Human lactation. Fortunately, there are effective, accessible ways to add to your lactation education. If you’re a pharmacist, expanding your knowledge of human milk and breastfeeding/chestfeeding is one of the best career choices you can make. Here are three reasons why. Reason #1: You serve many lactating people — whether you realize it or not. How many ...
You’re conducting an initial exam with your new lactation client when you notice scars on their breast or chest that appear to be from a surgery. You know that previous surgical procedures may impact their lactation journey, but there are so many different procedures that people have, and so many different techniques. You’ve heard a lot of information, but how much of it is truly evidence-based? Below, we’ll expose 10 common myths about lactation and plastic surgery procedures and leave you with just the facts. Our info is drawn from the vast expertise of our instructor, Katrina Mitchell, MD, IBCLC, PMH-C, FACS, and her course Plastic Surgery Procedures and Lactation. Mitchell is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist and an IBCLC ...

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

  • 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 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'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 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 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.

  • 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 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.

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