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IBCLC® lactation consultants are recognised throughout the world as holding the premier global credential in the lactation care profession.

They are;

  • Knowledgeable about up-to-date evidence-based practices in lactation as demonstrated through a rigorous exam process and re-certification at 5-year intervals.
  • Focused on preventative care.
  • Experienced in a wide variety of complex breastfeeding situations.
  • Competent to assist mothers with establishing and maintaining breastfeeding, even in difficult and high-risk circumstances.
  • Sensitive to the needs of both mothers and children as they work to help mothers meet their breastfeeding goals.
  • Ethical in their practice, held accountable to Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics, and working within a defined Scope of Practice.

Find a Lactation Consultant near you

Search here for qualified lactation consultants by postcode or map search.

Most consultants will travel outside their own suburb, particularly in regional areas, to assist mothers/families with babies & toddlers. All listed consultants are members of LCANZ and have qualified as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC®).