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IBLCE 30 years

IBLCE has certified over 27,450 IBCLCs in over 101 countries

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!

NCCAIBCLC Certification Program Reaccredited By NCCA

Marks 26 years of continuous NCCA accreditation

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®) certification program.

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. 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.