Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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    ABP MOC credits are available as well!

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  • Would you like us to bring a training program to your facility?

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  • Looking for training for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative?

    Looking for training for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative?

    Courses for hospitals and individuals available!

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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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Alyssa Schnell Conference

Alyssa Schnell Conference

A cutting edge conference geared toward the non-birthing parents
whether by adoption, surrogacy or fostering.

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4.5 L-CERP, 4.5 Nursing Contact Hours

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As the COVID vaccine is rolled out across the United States, many lactation consultants employed in hospitals, clinics, health departments, and other settings are already being offered the opportunity to be vaccinated through their employers. However, private practice lactation consultants who are self-employed are now wondering when they might hav...

What is the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI)?

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a worldwide program of the World Health Organization and UNICEF, launched in 1991 following the Innocenti Declaration of 1990.

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global effort for improving the role of maternity services to enable mothers to breastfeed babies for the best start in life. It aims at improving the care of pregnant women, mothers and newborns at health facilities that provide maternity services for protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding, in accordance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

Health facilities that meet the criteria for Baby Friendly can apply for accreditation as Baby Friendly.

Group Training for Hospitals

FirstLatch.net has been developed specifically to provide training for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiave. For more information and how to get started please visit FirstLatch.net

If you are looking to purchase this training on an individual basis please use the following links.
Individual Healthcare Personnel Course (Nurse)

15 L-CERPs and 15 Nursing Contact Hours

Buy Now $129.00

Individual Provider Course (MD, CNM, NP, PA)

Instructor is Dana Silver MD, FAAP, FABM
3 CME's

Buy Now $45.00

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What Students Are Saying


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

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

  • 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.

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