It's March 6 -- Happy IBCLC Day!
Wait, what's an IBCLC? Good question! IBCLC stands for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Translated, that means: professional breastfeeding super helper. More technically, an IBCLC is a healthcare professional who specializes in breastfeeding and
Breastfeeding, like most new endeavors in parenthood, isn't without challenges. Even parents who don't experience significant difficulties with breastfeeding often find that it's not exactly what they had expected, or more time involved than they had imagined.
Today, March 6 is IBCLC day, and in recognition, we're giving you the scoop on IBCLCs. If you're pregnant or recently gave birth and plan to/are breastfeeding, an International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiner (IBCLC), is important to know and work with to provide care, support, and troublesho