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Frisbie Memorial's Women & Children's Health receives IBCLC Care Award

Frisbie Memorial Hospital's Women & Children's Health Services has received global recognition by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) for its ongoing commitment to providing professional lactation support as an integral part of its maternal-child services.

As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certificant, Frisbie Memorial's Women & Children's Health Services are:
  • Recognized throughout the world as the premier global credential in the lactation care profession
  • Knowledgeable about up-to-date evidenced-based practices in lactation as demonstrated through a rigorous exam process and recertification in 5-year intervals
  • Focused on preventative care
  • Experienced in a wide variety of complex breastfeeding situations
  • Competent to assist mothers with establishing and sustaining breastfeeding, even in the midst of difficulties and high-risk situations that can arise
  • Sensitive to the needs of both mothers and children as they work to help mothers meet their breastfeeding goals
  • Ethical in their practice, abiding by the Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics and working within a defined Scope of Practice

Providing professional lactation support

Release Date: April 10 2013

Author: Michelle Landry

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