The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) is the independent international certification body conferring the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) credential. There are over 33,400 IBCLCs in 125 countries and territories!
IBCLCs provide expert breastfeeding and lactation care to promote optimal health in the maternal-infant health field during the antenatal and postnatal periods. Elevate your breastfeeding knowledge, enhance your professional profile and skill set, and support breastfeeding families – become an IBCLC!
In addition to offering the IBCLC credential, IBLCE is proud to provide collateral services to support our IBCLC community globally!
- Need an examination test run? Haven’t taken a computer-based test in some time? The IBCLC® Practice Examination is here for you! This online practice examination allows test-takers an opportunity to experience the look and format of an IBCLC certification examination, as well as the opportunity to experience a timed, computer-based test. https://iblce.org/resources/practice-exam/
- Looking for a new career as an IBCLC? Need to add/fill in an IBCLC position in your facility/practice? Look no further: The Career Opportunity Centre for IBCLCs is here to help! Get your job posting in front of all IBCLCs worldwide; fill out our Employer Interest Form to get started. https://iblce.org/resources/career-centre/
- Are you an education provider (individual or organisation) who would like their educational activities recognised as continuing education suitable for IBCLCs? Apply with IBLCE to become a Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERP) Provider!
- Looking to support organisations that are committed to reducing health disparities? The Monetary Investment for Lactation Consultant Certification (MILCC), is doing just that and needs you! Founded in 1987, MILCC is an international nonprofit organisation that provides financial assistance to candidates seeking the IBCLC certification and current IBCLCs seeking recertification. Become a Member of the MILCC Giving Circles today! https://milcc.org/?page_id=228
IBLCE supports and recommends that all health professionals endorse the World Health Organization's International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (WHO Code) and subsequent resolutions. The decision of co-sponsors and the marketing of services and products at educational opportunities is that of the education provider.
Start your IBCLC journey by visiting our website www.iblce.org. For many more exciting opportunities and to stay updated of current and future initiatives, also follow us on Twitter and Instagram and connect with us on Facebook!
The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) programme has been continuously accredited by the independent National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence for over 30 years.