Lactation Consultant Diploma

The Lactation Consultant Training course will allow you to apply to sit the IBCLC exam while being fully qualified as a Breastfeeding Consultant. Enabling you to work with families experiencing more complex issues you can offer continuity of care no matter the situation.  This fully flexible accredited qualification will give you the confidence, skills, and knowledge, to successfully run your own business as a breastfeeding expert – with or without the IBCLC exam.

From: £180.00 / month for 6 months



Our  Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) course is a fully supported, internationally accredited online-learning programme covering everything you need to apply to sit for IBCLC exam to qualify as a fully-fledged Lactation Consultant in our 8 month programme.

This Lactation Consultant training will enable you to support your parents through both common and complex issues, enhance their emotional and mental well-being, and offer continuity of support and care. It is also suitable for those seeking to offer care to families experiencing these complex issues but without the desire to sit the IBCLC exam – your certificate will state “Breastfeeding Consultant” and your training  will be exactly the same!

Designed and taught by our own IBCLC Shelley Wilson.

  • Exceeds the 95 hours of lactation-specific education- including the communication skills training
  • Complete in as little as 14 weeks or take your time – lifetime access means NO deadlines or expiry!
  • Online learning, workbooks, and engaging activities sit alongside live tutorials, to suit all earning styles and needs.
  • Tutorials are recorded and available on replay if needed.
  • BONUS modules on starting and maintaining successful practice.
  • Lifetime access to the live tutorials and content ensuring you can always stay up to date and have support – FREE!
  • 20% returning student discount on other courses and qualifications offered.
  • Option to offer your services through BirthWorld and gain clients on autopilot!
  • Option to go further and add educator qualifications to enable you to teach breastfeeding classes

With multiple modules covering all you need to equip you with the skills, expertise and techniques to support parents with a scientifically led holistic approach, this diploma will spearhead the most rewarding career.

Modules Cover:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Feeding Positions & attachment
  • Newborn to 3 months
  • Common Issues
  • The Breastfeeding Community
  • Medications & Drugs
  • NICU
  • Expressing and MIxed Feeding
  • Psychology
  • Communication Skills
  • Ethics, Laws & Codes
  • Milk Composition
  • Development and Nutrition – Infant
  • Pathology and Endocrinology – Physiology of Lactation
  • Development and Nutrition – Maternal
  • Pathology and Endocrinology – Endocrinology
  • Pathology – Infant
  • Pathology – Maternal
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Techniques
  • Equipment and Technology
  • Education and Communication
  • Ethical and Legal
  • Research
  • Public Health and Advocacy

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