Wondering how you’ll know when your baby is hungry, satisfied, and be reassured that your baby is getting enough at the breast to grow well? Or how to breastfeed comfortably from the start?
What if you knew the sign to look for that breastfeeding is going well from day one and every step of the way?
What if you could learn about your and your baby’s innate breastfeeding abilities and reflexes that can help you to breastfeed comfortably and foster growing confidence?
What if you could turn to a reliable trusted professional with your questions and concerns both before and after welcoming your new baby?
At BirthWise, we provide expert lactation guidance to support you in meeting your individual breastfeeding and lactation goals through quality prenatal education and one-to-one lactation consultations with an IBCLC.
What is an IBCLC?
IBCLC stands for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. IBCLCs are health care professionals specialized in the clinical management of lactation. We are certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and must meet certain education and hours of experiences requirements even before sitting for the certification exam. IBCLCs are the gold standard in lactation care across the globe. IBCLCs have:
Over 90 hours of accredited lactation education in addition to their background education as a healthcare professional.
A minimum of 1000 hours experience providing lactation support before writing the IBLCE exam.
Written and passed the IBLCE exam in order to obtain the IBCLC credential.
To recertify every 5 years with minimum 75 hours accredited continuing education.