Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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Infant Ready Emergency Feeding Program

Infant Ready Emergency Feeding Program

Improve infant, maternal and community health outcomes
during and after a disaster with this convenient online course.
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1.5 L-CERPs and 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours
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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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Breastfeeding as a Non-Birthing Parent: New Resources from Alyssa Schnell
A parent schedules a prenatal consult with you and explains, “I am expecting a baby via surrogate, and I’m interested in inducing lactation. But I’m not really interested in taking medication. Is it still possible?” Or a parent who is planning to adopt says, “I’d love to induce lactation. I could be matched with a baby tomorrow and bring them home next week… or I could be waiting for a year or more. How do I plan for that?” Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC is an experienced lactation con...
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The IBCLC May Be Closer Than You Think!
So many people who are excited about working in the lactation field begin by earning a certification like Certified Lactation Educator, Certified Lactation Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor, WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, LER’s own Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, or one of the many other “mid-level”, shorter lactation trainings out there. Many then use that training to help families through work or volunteer experience, getting hands-on time providing clinic...
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These live Q and A sessions do not qualify for CERPs.
Check out future webinars on our Covid-19 page.
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What Students Are Saying


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

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

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

  • 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!

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

  • 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.

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

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