Candidates following Pathway 3 must demonstrate the completion of the following requirements:
- 90 hours of lactation specific education within the 5 years immediately prior to applying for the exam.
- 500 hours of directly supervised lactation specific clinical practice with an IBCLC within the 5 years immediately prior to applying for the exam.
- Directly supervised lactation specific clinical practice is to be completed within the guidelines established AND been verified by IBLCE (includes application fee) prior to beginning this practice. Specifics of establishing a Pathway 3 Plan can be found in the Pathway 3 Plan Guide.