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Old 03-11-2008, 10:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm on my way to becoming a postpartum doula through DONA.

How does one go about becoming a lactation consultant? This would be a good skill to have along with pp doula-ing.
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Old 03-12-2008, 05:01 AM
 
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IBCLE is for lactation consultants. I'd love to do it, but there's no way I can get all of the experience they require. CBI will be introducing a lactation counselor program sometime this year which seems more doable for me. Not as in depth as IBCLE though.

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I am a lactation counselor (CLC) through www.healthychildren.cc It was an AMAZING program. I'm also a PCD through DONA

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