Lactation Management Training: From Novice to Expert

Support and educate breastfeeding families throughout the normal course of breastfeeding.

Get convenient online training AND learn essential, hands-on skills.

Combine the online and on-site to earn your CBS

Learn lactation management basics by combining 38 hours of online education with an on-site clinical day in Charlottesville, VA in partnership with the University of Virginia.

Students working on clinical skills

Learn the essentials of supporting the normal course of lactation

Get the skills you need if you are new to lactation support. The clinical day includes anatomy of a consultation, alternative feeding methods and case studies. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the skills to deepen your confidence in supporting breastfeeding families.

The Breastfeeding Specialist Certificate is awarded at the completion of this course, which includes the online and in-person offerings and a skills evaluation.

Last day to register was August 8th Sign up for our Newsletter to see future dates for this class!

Learn from experienced lactation providers and expert teachers

LER’s online instructors are carefully selected for their experience in their area of speciality.

We are proud to have instructors from diverse educational and professional backgrounds. As active professionals, they provide front line, up-to-date insights. Learn more here

LER’s on-site instructors bring more than 60 years of combined experience providing lactation support and education.

Learn more about our instructors:
Angela Love-Zaranka BA IBCLC RLC
Jane Bradshaw, RN BSN IBCLC

Considering becoming an IBCLC?

This 45-hour hybrid course can be paired with our online Lactation Consultant Training Program Core Phase II to provide the additional 45 hours needed to qualify for the IBLCE certification exam.

Last day to register was August 8th Sign up for our Newsletter to see future dates for this class!

Convenient Hybrid Format

Once you register, you will receive access to 38 hours of online training. Your registration will also reserve your seat in our on-site training at:

September 8th, 2019
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quayle Learning Center
Battle Building UVA
1204 W. Main St.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Free parking available at the 11th St Garage
Enter the Battle Building from Level C

The textbook Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 5th Ed is required, and is sold separately.

LER is trusted by more than 10,000 students and health care facilities around the globe.

Important deadlines and details:

    August 8th last day to register