Online: UCSD Lactation Educator Counselor Course
Jun 1 – Sep 30 all-day

UC San Diego Extension Lactation Education Program

Summer Online: June – September, 2017

This program prepares health professionals and other interested individuals to become lactation educators. It furnishes the basic information necessary to promote breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother, baby, and support person.

Topics include basic anatomy and physiology of lactation, early attachment of the baby, hospital care, support during the postpartum stage, common concerns and solutions, and appliances and apparatuses used in breastfeeding.

This 45 hour program meets the prerequisite requirement for the LEAARC Approved Lactation Consultant training program. At completion of the course students are “Certificated Lactation Educator Counselors.”

This course is the required prerequisite to the Lactation Consultant course.

Other Credit: BRN, RD: 45 CE Hrs.  IBLCE CERP’s: 45

Credit: 4 units

View the program website at 


-On the web:

-By Phone: (858) 534-3400

Section TBA
Cost: $695


or call: (858) 534-9262

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Riverside: Inland Empire Baby-Friendly Hospital and Community Network Meeting @ First 5 Riverside
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join us for the Hospital and Community Networking meeting.

Our goal is to make it easier for everyone to attend both, Hospital Network and General Educaiton Meetings. IEBFHN meetings will occur quarterly and follow the coalition meetings. This change will allow for structured colaboration and lunch for the IEBFHN meetings. We are so appreciative of Diane Mejia, Lactation Consultant at Corona Regional Medical Center and an OB clinical instructor at Cal State San Bernardino, who has agreed to continue to chair the meetings at the new time and locations.

Please RSVP:

Please sign up for lunch, or bring your own.

The Subway lunch includes: a 6 inch cold sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.

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Webinar – Beyond Breastfeeding Promotion: Actively Supporting Families @ Online
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Please join BreastfeedLA for a webinar featuring Dr. Anne Eglash on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10a.m. Pacific time!

Beyond Breastfeeding Promotion: Actively Supporting Families

Please join us for a live webinar on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10a.m. to 11:00a.m. (Pacific)  with Live Question and Answer Session from 11-11:30 a.m. to expand your ability to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding families.



Please join us for a live webinar on Wednesday, July 26 featuring Dr. Anne Eglash of The Milk Mob! 

Dr. Eglash helps audiences of healthcare professionals all over the country understand how they can do more than just talk about supporting breastfeeding.  

Learn the facts that matter to families and understand what you can do as a healthcare provider to ensure that breastfeeding families are given the clinical help they need.  

Hear more about how common interventions in the postpartum period can help or hinder families from meeting their own breastfeeding goals – you can truly have an impact! 


Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe 3 populations that are at risk for low breastfeeding rates
  • State 3 preconception risk factors for insufficient milk supply
  • Identify 3 common reasons why women do not initiate breastfeeding
  • Describe 2 interventions postpartum that help protect and support breastfeeding
  • State 3 ways that providers can be supportive in the office after hospital discharge

This webinar is approved for 1 L-CERP and 1 contact hour for nurses.

Download Brochure HERE


Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM

Clinical Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Public Health

Medical Director, UW Lactation Services

Medical Director, Mothers Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes

Founder and President of The Milk Mob, dedicated to building Breastfeeding Friendly Medical Systems and Communities

Earlybird Registration Ends July 19, 2017 at midnight Pacific time:  $25

General Registration Ends July 26, 2017 at 9a.m. Pacific time $30

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received one week prior to the event will be granted subject to a $5 fee. No refunds after this date.

Continuing Education Credits (offered at no additional charge)

Registered Nurses: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 1 contact hour of continuing education will be offered. BreastfeedLA’s provider number is CEP 16435. Licensee must maintain certificate for a period of four years.

Lactation Consultants: BreastfeedLA is an approved Long-Term Provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners #CLT113-36. 1 L-CERP will be awarded.

When registering for this event, you agree to the following:

– not to post photos of the speakers’ slides on social media or use them for any other purpose than your own education.

– to print a copy of the speakers’ presentations for your own use only and not to share the links or presentations with any persons not registered for this event.



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World Breastfeeding Week
Aug 1 – Aug 7 all-day

Check this event calendar for the World Breastfeeding Week breastfeeding promotion events happening throughout the state during the week of August 1-7, 2017.

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Campbell: “Parenthood Journey” – a benefit to support Mothers’ Milk Bank @ Tiny Tots
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fresno: 12th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness & Celebration Walk @ Mountain View Shelter @ Woodward Park
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For full information, visit website:


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Sylmar: World Breastfeeding Week Family Community Fair @ Discovery Cube/Hansen Dam
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

For more info, visit the event page on Facebook – CLICK HERE

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Corona: Breast Milk Drive @ Corona Regional Medical Center
Aug 8 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm

*Please review flyer for full information re: milk donation requirements

*Free, family-friendly event with activities for kids

*On the corner of 9th and Belle


Download the flyer here

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Webinar: “Breastfeeding-Friendly Health Centers: Success in California”
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

For more info and to register, CLICK HERE


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Bakersfield: Comprehensive Lactation Ed
Aug 19 all-day

Comprehensive Lactation Ed

90 Hours, must attend all dates in 2017: 1/21, 2/18, 3/18, 4/22, 5/20, 6/17, 7/15, 8/19, 9/16, 10/21

Download Brochure Here

Register Here

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