Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

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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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Something is Wrong on the Internet: Correcting Health Misinformation Online

Something is Wrong on the Internet: Correcting Health Misinformation Online

Get strategies for online lactation advocacy.

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1 L-CERP, 1 Nursing Contact Hour and 1 CME Credit

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It’s past your bedtime, and you know you should stop scrolling social media. But it’s been a long day, and you just want to unwind. The flow of images and text is helping you relax—until … Oh, no. Another terribly inaccurate message about lactation pops up on your screen. Maybe it’s a post suggesting that babies wean naturally at six months, or don’t need to nurse at night past 12 weeks … or someone suggesting that pain with breast- or chest-feeding is normal or inevitable. Or a cleverly crafted formula ad with language suggesting human milk feeding is difficult and unnecessary. Now, instead of going down, your heart rate is going up. You know the information is inaccurate. The thought of parents seeing and believing it—and taking action ba...
If you’re studying for the IBCLC exam, you’ve probably gotten a lot of advice on what to do. Here, we’re going to tell you seven things not to do. In this blog series, Goals For 2021, we’re talking with Angela Love-Zaranka, BA, IBCLC, RLC, Program Director at Lactation Education Resources (LER). Love-Zaranka served on the IBLCE Board from 2006 to 2012 and sat on IBLCE committees until 2015. She has seen every aspect of the process, including helping to write the IBCLC Exam. So far, we’ve covered creating a big-picture plan, getting your health sciences courses, options for obtaining the required 95 hours of lactation-specific education, and ways to get your clinical hours. Next, if your goals for 2021 include studying for the exam, let’s ta...

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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  • 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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!

  • 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.

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