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Are you a lactation consultant?

What did you go to school for in order to become one? Do you like it? I want to become a lactation consultant but I don't know where to start.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:12 AM on May. 18, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • Here's a great place to start!


    http://www.iblce.org/


    You can go from there and explore their site to find out how to become board-certified.  =)


    I'm planning on doing it too, as I'm studying to be a certified nurse-midwife, so I already have most of the prerequisites.  I'm also a lactation specialist.

    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:16 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • thanks, musicpisces, for the link! I'm considering doing it too :)
    livewell

    Answer by livewell at 6:12 AM on May. 18, 2011

  • I am a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for the AR WIC program. Lots of the other PC's I work with are actually lactation consultants. Look into if ur state offers this job as it can be a great way to paving the way.
    lstrickland

    Answer by lstrickland at 11:33 PM on May. 18, 2011

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