IBCLCs agree to be governed by the Code of Professional Conduct and are also governed by the IBLCE Disciplinary Procedures for any violations of the Code of Professional Conduct.
IBLCE depends on employers, clients, IBCLCs and the public to report incidents which may require action by the IBLCE Ethics and Discipline Committee. Complaints must be signed and submitted to the Executive Offices of IBLCE International. Inquiries or submissions other than complaints may be reviewed and handled by IBLCE at its discretion.
It is in the best interests of the profession of lactation consultants that there is a Code of Professional Conduct to provide guidance to lactation consultants in their professional practice and conduct.
The IBLCE Disciplinary Procedures provide for public notification of public reprimand, suspension, and/or revocation.