Why consider a lactation internship position?
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) make a real difference ithe lives of growing families. Often, those who aspire to become IBCLCs struggle to gain the clinical hours required to sit for the board exam. As part of our mission to create accessible lactation care for all, Breastfeeding Success helps aspiring IBCLCs gain that clinical experience.
How can I become an IBCLC?
To become an IBCLC, you must complete requirements in four key areas, including college coursework, lactation-specific continuing education credits, clinical hours, and passing the board exam.
If you’ve already begun your IBCLC journey, a Lactation Internship position with Breastfeeding Success may be able to help you gain required clinical experience.
Learn more about each requirement area below. For a comprehensive look at becoming an IBCLC, visit the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and consult their IBCLC Candidate Information Guide.