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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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Do Lactation and Booze Mix?

Do Lactation and Booze Mix?

Liz Brooks, attorney and IBCLC, provides exactly what you need to counsel clients on the potentially sensitive issue of alcohol use during lactation in this clear, evidence-based discussion. You’ll leave with a thorough understanding of the biological facts, grounded in the research, and with a pragmatic, client-centered way to discuss the topic in a non-judgemental manner.

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By now you probably know that re-taking the IBCLC Exam is no longer required for recertification. IBCLCs can keep their certification valid every five years using Continuing Education Recognition Points (that’s “CERPs,” for short). That’s great news, right? Right! And also potentially confusing. There are a lot of details to understand. Don’t worry. It’s simpler than it looks, and at LER, we have powerful new tools to help make it easy, including course bundles that help you get CERPs efficiently and affordably and a new search feature that ensures the courses you choose are the exact ones you need. Once you see the big picture and the fine print, we know you’ll feel confident planning your path to re-CERP-ification! STEP ONE: Understand Th...
Summer is here, and you can feel the collective relief! For a second winter, Covid-19 made indoor get-togethers challenging and scarce. Now families can finally gather outdoors–to talk together, laugh together, eat and drink together. For some clients, summer socializing also means making a new decision: Will they drink alcohol while they’re lactating? To prepare you to assist them in navigating that question, here are the Do’s and Don’ts of counseling parents about this potentially sensitive topic. First, the Don’ts. Don’t assume your lactation clients avoid alcohol. Studies indicate that 36 to 83 percent of breastfeeding/chestfeeding parents use at least some alcohol during their lactation journey, even if they abstained during their...

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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