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IBLCE 2015 Call for Nominations to IBLCE Board of Directors. Click here to read more.

IBLCE Seeks Director, IBCLC Promotion & Advancement for the Americas & Israel. Click here to read more.

30 years

Ten individuals held the first meeting to establish the IBCLC credential thirty years ago. Now, thirty years later, IBLCE has certified over 27,450 IBCLCs in over 101 countries around the world globe who promote, protect, and support breastfeeding families!

IBCLC Certification Program Reaccredited By NCCA

Marks 26 years of continuous NCCA accreditationtion program. During the objective third-party review process of NCCA reaccreditation, numerous aspects of the IBCLC certification program are examined and evaluated against the twenty-one rigorous NCCA Standards including: the structure and govern

The International Board of Lactation Consultation Examiners® (IBLCE®) is pleased to announce that the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) of the Institute of Credentialing Excellence (ICE) recently reaccredited IBLCE’s International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) certificaance of IBLCE; the development, administration, validity and scoring of the IBCLC certification examination; the information available to applicants, certificants, and the public; and recertification requirements designed to evaluate continued competence on the part of IBCLCs. Click here to read more.

New! Certificant Spotlight

IBCLCs work around the globe in a variety of practice settings in lactation care. This new feature highlights IBCLCs and the important work they perform for mothers, babies and families.
Click here to read about certificants around the world and why they value the IBCLC credential!

IBLCE Vision

IBLCE is valued worldwide as the most trusted source for certifying practitioners in lactation and breastfeeding care.


IBLCE Mission

IBLCE establishes the highest standard in lactation and breastfeeding care worldwide and certifies individuals who meet these standards.