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IBCLC - International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Most extensive formal lactation education and requires clinical hands on training lactation; has passed an international certification exam and has in continuing education requirements in lactation. Recertifies every 5 years. Educated to handle more complex breastfeeding scenarios.


CBS - Certified Breastfeeding Specialist- Completed 90-hour Lactation Consultant Training Program, have passed examination, and demonstrated the competencies and skills required to provide counseling, and breastfeeding; requires recertification every 5yrs.


CLC - Certified Lactation Counselor – Completed a 45 hour course and competency verification in breastfeeding.  @3 yrs.  


CLE - Certified Lactation Educator – completed a 45 hour course in basic lactation.

General Breastfeeding Resources
OASH - Office On Women's Health
Idaho WIC - Breastfeeding Services Info

WIC Breastfeeding Support - USDA

Breastmilk Counts
First Droplets
La Leche League in Idaho (
Breastfeeding In Emergencies (


CDC- Supporting Families with Relactation

US Department of Labor

Department of Labor local contact: Andrea Rassmusen

Postpartum Support International 

Idaho Chapter- Postpartum Support International (


*Disclaimer: The Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition cannot be held liable for the practices of providers listed on our resource page.  It is for informational resource purposes only. Providers listed in this directory, unless otherwise indicated, charge a fee for their services. Some have a sliding scale, and some accept insurances. The credentials listed after their names are listed as the individual requested and described. None have been verified by the IBC.

If you have concerns about a provider on this listing, please contact us However, the IBC is not responsible for their practice and does not offer legal counsel. 

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