All currently registered IBCLC Lactation Consultants are on the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) professional registry. To check whether the person who is providing your breastfeeding support is currently an IBCLC Lactation Consultant; click on this link to the professional register and search for their name. You could also ask them for their Certification Number. Some IBCLCs have this displayed on their Map listing.
There are many points of contact when families search for support and information on breast milk feeding. Check out the Who’s Who in Breastfeeding Support and Lactation in the UK. An IBCLC Lactation Consultant is an exemplary skilled professional who is qualified to support and inform breastfeeding feeding families and other health professionals with both basic and complex challenges.