International Board Certified Lactation Consultants(IBCLCs) are highly experienced, trained and qualified to help mothers and babies to breastfeed. They are knowledgeable in all areas of lactation and can help with both basic and complex breastfeeding challenges. IBCLCs are experts and hold the internationally recognised breastfeeding credential.
IBCLCs are regulated by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and are required to recertify every 5 years with approximately 15 hours of continuing education annually, or by exam. IBCLCs work within a code of professional conduct and are subject to disciplinary procedure.