Training for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

About is a division of Lactation Education Resources (LER).

Our Mission

To develop and deliver learning opportunities in lactation and breastfeeding skills from novice to expert.

Our Vision

To contribute to the health of mothers and infants by training breastfeeding supporters to promote, protect and support breastfeeding.

Our Core Values

  • We believe that every baby deserves breastmilk.
  • We believe that every mother deserves an empowering breastfeeding experience.
  • Our students are motivated to help mothers and babies achieve this goal.
  • Our training programs provide the education and techniques to train aspiring lactation consultants.
  • We adhere to the World Health Organization Code on Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.

Lactation Education Resources has been providing lactation management training for over 20 years ranging from 1 hour courses for parents to 90 hour lactation consultant training in both onsite and online formats. Sekeita Lewis-Johnson DNP, FNP-BC, IBCLC, is our Program Director.

Please see for the history and development of Lactation Education Resources.

Lactation Education Resources has been accepted by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) as a CERP provider for the listed Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) programme. Determination of CERPs eligibility or CERPs Provider status does not imply IBLCE®’s endorsement or assessment of education quality. Long-term Providership #CLT 109-31.

Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Providership #P0519.

The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as "Lactation Education Recources (ANCC)"

Requirements to receive Contact Hours/Criteria for successful completion includes viewing each lesson slide in its entirety and completion of quiz or post-test.

All individuals in a position to control content have signed a Conflict of Interest Statement and have no conflicts to declare.

Lactation Education Resources adheres to the World Health Organization Code on Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes