• Mission:

    To provide evidence-based, high quality, online education with a diverse and global faculty for individuals seeking preparation to become lactation support professionals and sit for the IBLCE exam.

  • Vision

    To significantly increase success, preparation, and deep understanding of lactation and human milk feeding for those entering the lactation field.

  • Goal

    Improve outcomes for those sitting for the IBCLE exam, as well as increase knowledge and understanding for those entering the lactation field to prepare them for their clinical internship.

Course Details

Course Content Categories / Modules
Course Enrollment Pricing & Discounts
Highlights & Features

The GOLD Lactation Academy 95+ Hour Lactation Consultant Training & IBCLC Prep Course connects you with the most current information in the field of lactation through an international view and an inclusive approach. Build your foundation of knowledge & skills as you prepare to become a Lactation Consultant.

You’ll learn from over 40 international lactation experts in a highly-engaging format that includes video, interactive components, handouts, glossaries, and more! Prepare for the IBLCE exam with confidence as you develop clinical and exam prep skills, increase your lactation knowledge, and immerse yourself in the highest level of evidence on the most consequential topics in lactation.

Our self-directed modules and unique program have been developed to fit various personal learning types. Enjoy unlimited access to course materials throughout your learning period from your computer or mobile device. At the end of the program, you’ll be one step closer to taking the IBCLC exam and providing robust support to families in your care.

Wherever you are in your lactation support journey, this detailed and internationally-focused program goes above and beyond the basics so you can build your knowledge and skills through foundational and advanced topics.

We look forward to being a part of your lactation learning experience!

Course Enrollment

Course Highlights Include:

  • All 95 Hours Required for Pathway 1 and 3 of the IBCLC Exam Applications

  • Video Based Instruction (Speaker Video + Powerpoint)

  • Created by a Renowned Faculty of Lactation Experts with an International, Diverse & Evidence-based Lens

  • Flexibile On-Demand Online Access for 1 Year - No Travel Required!

  • Unique Activities & Exercises to Reinforce Learning & Critical Thinking

  • CLSP - Certified Lactation Support Provider Credential (Post Open Book Exam)

  • Online Support & Guidance

  • Community Discussion Forum

  • English Closed Captioning

  • Accredited for CERPs & Nursing Contact Hours

  • Excellent Preparation for IBLCE Exam

Enrollment Pricing Country Categories

We are sensitive to the fact that not all countries are economically equal. As breastfeeding advocates we recognize that people in these countries generally have the most need for this information and limited resources, which is why in addition to our standard enrollment option, reduce enrollment fees for residents from countries that fall in Cat. B, C & D. The Categories are based of the World Bank Data. Please view our Reduced Rate Terms. Proof of residency will be required.

Category A:
Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Chile, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Rep. Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palau, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Saint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin (French part), Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Category B:
Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iran (Islamic Rep.), Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, RB Venezuela.

Category C:
Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Rep. Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Rep.Yemen, Zambia.

Category D:
Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Dem. Rep. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Dem. People's Rep. Korea, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Your Lactation Support & IBCLC Pathway Starts at GOLD Lactation Academy!