Preparing for the First Examination

“In April of that year, just after the founding meeting, my husband got orders – he was in the military – to move from the DC area, where I lived and was working with JoAnne W. Scott, the founding executive director of IBLCE, and where we were going to have the examination, to Texas. So, from April until when the first examination was scheduled in July, we had ridiculously long phone calls, we wrote letters – this was before the internet and fax machines – so we developed the proctor manual long-distance”

Linda J. Smith, MPH, IBCLC