Attainment of IBCLC credentials indicates that the lactation consultant will work together with mothers to prevent and solve breastfeeding problems, collaborate with other health care team members to provide comprehensive care, encourage a social environment that supports breastfeeding and educate families and health care professionals.
An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a health care professional who specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding and providing lactation support.
Board Certified Lactation Consultants are required to pass a rigorous exam that demonstrates the ability to provide knowledgeable and comprehensive lactation and breastfeeding care.
Passionate for Breastfeeding
I am a Vancouver based perinatal RN, with over 9 years experience, as well as, a mother of three. I have experience providing lactation consultations and breastfeeding support in hospital and in private practice for several years, as well as teaching breastfeeding classes. I have a passion for supporting mother and baby dyads by promoting and supporting a healthy breastfeeding relationship.