What is an International Board Certified Lactation (IBCLC) Consultant?
An IBCLC Lactation consultant is a healthcare professional who has been certified to possess the necessary skills, knowledge and attitudes to provide quality breastfeeding assistance to mothers and their babies.
The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant examination( IBCLC) is recognised internationally as the ‘’gold’’ standard in lactation consultant credentiallng
Look for this credential when seeking a lactation consultant to ensure the highest level of training, experience and expertise. This credential is renewed after 5 years through continuous education and after 10 years by resitting the exam set by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.