Various levels of lactation support are available in your community, including: The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Registered Lactation Consultant (RLC), Certified Breastfeeding Educator (CBE), Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC), Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) or Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS).

A La Leche League Leader (LLLL) is an experienced breastfeeding mother who is familiar with research and current findings dealing with breastfeeding. She offers practical information and encouragement to nursing mothers through monthly meetings and personal help. A LLLL has completed specific reading requirements, introspection and has finished the extensive written training curriculum and other accreditation requirements established by La Leche League International.

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