Educational Resources


Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the U.S.
Address: 327 Quaker Meeting House Road, E. Sandwich, MA 02537
Phone: (508) 888-8092
Fax: (508) 484-1716
Website: www.babyfriendlyusa.org
Email: info@babyfriendlyusa.org
Language: English, Spanish
Services: Information and assessment to become a Baby-Friendly Hospital
Cost/Eligibility: Inquire for information
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00am EST


BALA – Bay Area Lactation Associates Affiliate of ILCA
Website: bayarealactation.org
Services: Professional organization for lactation specialists, referrals for IBCLC’s, membership directory, education and support for anyone withan interest in lactation
Cost/Eligibility: $35/member, $25/associate


Breastfeeding Support Consultants – Center for Lactation Education
Address: 44 N. Cornell Villa Park, IL 60181
Phone: (630) 547-5057
Website: www.bsccenter.org
Email: info@bsccenter.org
Services: Long distance learning for lactation education


Evergreen Perinatal Education
Address: 402 Detwiller Lane, Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: (425) 455-3231
Website: www.evergreenperinataleducation.com
Email: epeonline@evergreenperinataleducation.com
Contacts: Molly Pessl, BSN, IBCLC
Services: Lactation education training programs worldwide, Maternity care programs


Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding
Address: 327 Quaker Meeting House Rd, E. Sandwich, MA 02537
Phone: (508) 888-8044
Fax: (508) 888-8050
Website: www.healthychildren.cc
Email: info@healthychildren.cc
Language: English
Services: Lactation education training programs
Cost/Eligibility: Open to public, cost varies. please call
Hours: 9:00am – 4:30am EST


International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
Mission: The ILCA is the professional association for International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) and other health care professionals who care for breastfeeding families. To locate an IBCLC in your area, please visit www.ilca.org.
Address: 2501 Aerial Center Parkway, Suite 103, Morrisville, NC 27560
Phone: (919) 861-5577 or (800) ILCA-IS-U
Fax: (919) 459-2075
Website: www.ilca.org
Email: info@ilca.org


Lactation Education Consultants
Address: 618 North Wheaton Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (630) 260-4847
Fax: (630) 260-8879
Website: www.lactationeducationconsultants.com
Email: lecoffice@aol.com
Language: English
Contact: Jan Barger, RN, MA, IBCLC Director, Lactation Education Consultant
Services: Lactation education training programs
Cost/Eligibility: Anyone is eligible to take the course. Inquire for fees.


Lactation Education Resources
Address: 5614 Dover Street Churchton, MD 20733
Phone: (703) 868-1849
Fax: (443)607-8898
Website: www.leron-line.com
Email: leronline@yahoo.com
Services: Lactation education training programs for professionals


UC Davis Human Lactation Center
Address: Department of Nutrition, UC Davis, UC Davis, Human Lactation Center
Phone: (530) 754-5364
Fax: (530) 752-7582
Website: lactation.ucdavis.edu
Email: lactation@ucdavis.edu
Language: English
Contacts: Jane Heinig, PhD, IBCLC, Editor-in-Chief Journal of Human Lactation
Services: Research and education in human lactation, conferences and workshops, independent study modules.
Cost/Eligibility: Open
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


UCSD Extension
Address: 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 534-9262
Fax: (858) 534-8527
Website: www.extension.ucsd.edu or www.breastfeeding-education.com
Services: Lactation education training programs
Cost/Eligibility: Inquire for fees. Open to anyone
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm