Becoming an IBCLC

February 26, 2018

Start with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and look under the certification menu.

Contact SELCA for resources and guidance as needed.  Selca Members have access to a mentor directory to be paired with mentors that may help Pathway III (or distance-learning Pathway II) candidates obtain clinical hours- Look under the members only site.

Georgia Northwest Technical College is offering programs to become an IBCLC: a A Certificate (Pathway I) program for licensed individuals, and a Diploma (Pathway II) program; scholarships are available.

Are you a parent or provider looking for lactation help?  Look in these directories at International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)  or United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA)  to find a local IBCLC (why IBCLC? Check out this USLCA document comparing levels of lactation support), or try for a listing of ALL levels of lactation help in GA.