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Center for Lactation Education
Breastfeeding Counselor Course
Thank you for a wonderful program. I have had an inspiring year with my BSC course and have had a great time learning. JB
I have used every aspect of my training with you in some area. I believe your program is the BEST without any doubt. MB
Course 510: Breastfeeding Counselor Exclusive Home Study
95 IBLCE L-CERPS Cost is only $975.00 with interest free payment plan available.
The Breastfeeding Counselor course is for peer counselors and health workers who seek core knowledge and skills for helping mothers breastfeed. The goal is for the student to achieve a basic understanding of breastfeeding management and counseling techniques. Reading Counseling the Nursing Mother will assist the student in completing assignments. Learning activities include study questions and role plays. A final exam is administered at the completion of the course.
Students receive a program guide. The course can be completed in 9 to 12 months, with 18 months the maximum amount of time allowed. Students are expected to submit a course component every 6 weeks.
Eligibility for a Breastfeeding Counselor Course
Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent. There are no specific postsecondary academic or professional requirements for admission to a Breastfeeding Counselor Course. However, applicants must have access to counseling breastfeeding mothers., i.e., through a support group.
Required Reading for Course 510
Lauwers, Judith and Swisher, Anna, Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant's Guide, Boston, Jones and Bartlett, Fifth Edition.
Curriculum for Course 510
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