What is a Lactation Consultant?

An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a health care professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. An IBCLC is certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners®, Inc.  An IBCLC works in a wide variety of health care settings, including hospitals, pediatric offices, public health clinics, and private practice.

International Lactation Consultant Association (www.ilca.org)