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Lactation Consultant Training Program Enriched


Comprehensive 95+ hour course that awards a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist Certificate™ upon completion while satisfying the IBLCE requirement for lactation specific training.

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Price: $1,025.00 USD

When you’re ready to become an IBCLC, enrolling in this course is one of the most powerful moves you can make.

LCTP provides all 95+ hours of lactation-specific training you’ll need to qualify for the IBCLC exam. And it equips you with the expertise and abilities essential for success as a board certified lactation consultant.

In addition, when you successfully complete this course, you will be a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist (CBS), a certification that will allow you to begin providing lactation support right away.

The Basics

  • This course is designed for aspiring IBCLCs
  • It provides 95+ hours of lactation-specific education, including 5 hours of communication training
  • You’ll complete the lessons online, on your own time, at your own pace
  • You will have access to your course for 365 days from your date of purchase; most students finish in 4-6 months
  • This course is LEAARC approved
  • A textbook is required for this course and is available at a discount through the LER bookstore. When you enroll, additional information will be included in your welcome email.

The Content

  • Each lesson in this course is focused on a specific topic and taught by a carefully selected subject-matter expert
  • Topics are aligned to the IBCLC exam, so you can rest assured that you’ve covered all the exam content
  • Lessons are updated at least every 3 years based on the most current research
  • Video lessons include thought questions, interactive elements, and frequent opportunities to utilize new knowledge, as well as rich bibliography and additional resources you’ll use throughout your practice
  • Clinical skills are included. Carefully designed video lessons and case studies help you develop your hands-on skills
  • Explore the complete course syllabus

The Instructors

  • This course is taught by 40+ instructors. Each instructor we choose is an expert in their subject matter and an active practitioner in the field
  • Our coursework and instructors represent a diversity of thought, lived experiences, and perspectives, in keeping with our conviction that the lactation field is bettered by more and diverse voices representing the communities they support

Huge Bonus: You Will Earn the CBS

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will become a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist (CBS). The CBS exam is included in the course cost. Many LER students use their CBS to begin providing lactation care right away as they continue to prepare for the IBCLC exam. And, your CBS qualifies you to participate in LER’s 500 hour internship program or the LER HOURs program, a great way to earn the clinical hours you need for the IBCLC exam.

LER: Everything In One Place

When you choose LER for your comprehensive lactation course, you have access to the full spectrum of education and support you need to qualify for and ace the IBCLC exam. Through LER, you can access your health sciences courses for less, earn your clinical hours, and take exam prep courses that ensure your success.

This Course Awards:
  • 100.00 L-CERPs
  • 97.75 CMEs
  • 100 Nursing Contact Hours

Price: $1025.00

International equity pricing available. Learn more here.

Primary Topics Covered
Clinical Skills
Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Physiology and Endocrinology
Development and Nutrition
All Topics Covered
Development and Nutrition
Clinical Skills
Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Physiology and Endocrinology