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Ninety-five hours of lactation-specific education … in some ways, it’s the heart and soul of your preparation for the IBCLC exam. Your ability to answer the 175 questions you face in the exam will depend in large part on what you learn during this part of your training. Welcome back to Goals 2021, a blog series where we examine the steps on the journey to IBCLC certification, so you can figure out which ones make sense for you to take this year. In this post, we’ll talk about ways to get your 95 hours of lactation-specific education. Angela Love-Zaranka, BA, IBCLC, RLC, Program Director at Lactation Education Resources (LER), served on the IBLCE Board from 2006 to 2012 and sat on IBLCE committees until 2015. She has seen every aspect of the...
As an IBCLC, you want to practice evidence-based care. But keeping up with the latest research can be overwhelming, even in a normal year. And most of us would agree that 2020 was anything but normal. What if an expert agreed to study the year’s worth of lactation literature for you and bring back the most interesting and useful information, all in one place? An expert did. That’s the premise behind the Lactation Education Resources course Annual Update 2021. Now you can learn about the most significant research done in 2020, explained and analyzed by a veteran lactation care provider with more than 20 years in the field. In this clear, accessible course, Sekeita Lewis-Johnson, DNP, FNP-BC, IBCLC breaks down nearly 30 studies, protocols, an...

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

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  • 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 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!

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

  • 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.

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

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

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