• ensuring women and their children have access to the skilled support they need to enable them to reach their breastfeeding goals.
• providing training and opportunities for learning and development for practitioners working in the field of infant and young child feeding.
• promoting evidence based practice and practice implementation of national guidelines.
• engaging in national activities, government consultations and policy development on infant and young child feeding and appropriate, safe food for all babies.
• advocating for the full implementation of the WHO Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
IBCLCs are trained to provide practical and emotional support through expert clinical management of common and complex breastfeeding issues.
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