At The Mama Mantra™, we strive to offer unparalleled service. You will be cared for by an IBCLC who is also a Registered Nurse with extensive knowledge of mother/baby care.
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants are:
Highly trained and qualified to help mothers and babies breastfeed.
Knowledgeable in all areas of lactation and can assist in both complex and basic breastfeeding challenges.
Regulated by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and required to obtain recertification every 5 years from continuing education or exam, and they must obtain recertification every 10 years by exam.
Required to work within a code of professional conduct and are subject to disciplinary action.
The only internationally-recognized healthcare professional who specializes in lactation care and is board certified.
Knowledgeable about evidence-based practice and new, evolving research.
Ethical in their practice, abiding by Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics, and working within a defined Scope of Practice.
Required to sit for board certification and are well versed within the following disciplines surrounding breasfeeding: anatomy, physiology/endocrinology, nutrition/biochemistry, immunology/infectious disease, pathology, pharmacology/toxicology, psychology/sociology/anthropology, growth/development, interpretation of research, ethical/legal issues, breastfeeding equipment/tech, techniques and public health.