Certified Breastfeeding Specialist™ CBS™
The CBS™ credential is a stepping-stone towards certification as an IBCLC and we encourage all of our students to apply for the IBLCE certification exam as soon as they are eligible. To learn more about the IBLCE organization see http://www.iblce.org/. Having a Breastfeeding Specialist credential may be helpful in finding employment while finishing the requirements for IBLCE certification.
The CBS™ credential is awarded to those who complete the following courses:
- 90 hour Lactation Consultant Training Program Enriched
- 45 hour Lactation Consultant Training Program Core Phase I
- 45 hour Breastfeeding Resource RN
You may renew your CBS™ every 5 years. Check out the re-certify page for more details.