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New Course!
Communication Course

Communication Course

LER has designed a five-hour, lactation-specific bundle specifically to meet your needs.
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Impact of Culture in Lactation Support

Impact of Culture in Lactation Support

This course offers a deep, thoughtful discussion of the ways in which culture affects lactation, starting with the most basic information. It begins with foundational questions: What is culture? What elements make up a culture? How is culture learned?

This course also describes the difference between an older, limited model of care—cultural competence—and a newer approach, cultural humility, which combines knowledge of a culture with a heartfelt sense of respect, empathy, and sensitivity, and truly collaborating with your clients for the best possible care. Killings offers specific, actionable tips for how to provide culturally humble lactation care with plenty of examples.

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Latest Blog Post

Well-meaning friends tuck them into baby shower gift bags. Online new-parent forums are filled with advice about which ones work best. And by the time you see a client with nipple pain, they’re probably already using one. Nipple creams and gel dressings – they come in countless forms and formulas, over-the-counter to prescription, pharmaceutical to herbal, traditional to new technology. Unfortunately, misinformation about their use is just as common. And misuse can be worse than ineffective–it can actually make pain worse, lead to infection, or delay identification of the underlying problem. Below, we’ll discuss the Do’s and Don’ts of recommending nipple creams and gels, based on the most current scientific evidence. Let’s start with the Do...
Imagine this: You’re sitting with a client you’ve been seeing for some time. Theirs has been a truly hard road. You’ve done your best, and your client has worked so hard. But the problems are still not resolved. And now, they’ve told you they think it might be time to quit. Maybe they're thinking of stopping breast/chestfeeding altogether. Maybe they’ve been triple-feeding to increase a low supply and are ready to stop pumping and accept the supply they have. Or maybe they’ve been struggling to woo a non-latching baby to the breast/chest and are weighing the decision to exclusively pump. As a lactation support professional, what can you do to help? Drawn from our course When Breastfeeding Fails, below are 10 steps for supporting a parent wh...

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

What Students Are Saying

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

  • 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 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!

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

  • 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'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.

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