Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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Communication Course

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IBLCE Exam Review Enriched

IBLCE Exam Review Enriched

Feel prepared to soar through your IBLCE Exam with practice tests, flashcards, case studies, webinars and more!
Whether you are sitting for the exam for the first or the fifth time, feel confident and prepared with LER’s online prep courses.

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If you’re studying for the IBCLC Exam, you may have taken a practice exam or two. It’s a common way to prepare—and many, many places offer such tests. Now, LER offers a better way to use practice exam questions in your studying. LERqbank (short for “question bank”) is a new product recently unveiled at LER that goes far beyond the typical practice exam experience. Students in LER’s exam prep courses now have access to LERqbank, a completely unique way to test their knowledge and prepare to succeed on exam day. For LER’s exam prep courses, qbank has replaced traditional practice exams, and LER believes it’s a huge leap forward. Here are 10 reasons why. So many questions! The actual IBCLC Exam asks 175 questions. LERqbank gives you access to ...
If you enrolled in one of LER’s three Lactation Training courses recently, you probably noticed something new. Instead of your reading assignments being listed in just one textbook, each lesson now provides assignments in two different texts! Breastfeeding and Human Lactation (by Karen Wambach and Jan Riordan) has long been used as the spine text for the Lactation Consultant Training Program, Core Lactation Consultant course, and the Bridge to Lactation Consultant course. Now, Breastfeeding Answers: A Guide for Helping Families (by Nancy Mohrbacher) is also offered as an additional textbook option. Wondering why there are two books, which one might be best for you, and how you might use each beyond the exam? Below, Julie Grimes, IBCLC, and ...

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

Upcoming Events

18 Aug
AAPI Breastfeeding Week: Reclaiming Our Tradition

Free pre-registration is required.

This session is open to all who provide lactation support, from peer supporters to

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21 Aug
LER Live: You’ve Got This! IBLCE Exam Prep
08.21.2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
You’ve Got This! IBLCE Exam Prep

Are you sitting for the exam in September? Learn test-taking strategies, work through sample exam problems, and get your questions answered

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8 Sep
Supporting High Risk Parents and Medically Fragile Infants

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This session is open to all who provide lactation support, from peer supporters to

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22 Sep
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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This session is open to all who provide lactation support, from peer supporters to IBCLCs.

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What Students Are Saying


  • 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 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.

  • 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!

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

  • 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 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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