90 hour comprehensive course. Dates to be announced in future.


This course is normally offered in January and February of 2018. However, dates for 2018 are being changed due to teaching conflicts. Please email, barbara@bfcaa.com, if you are interested in taking this course in 2018. Thank you!

Part 1 and 2 of 90 Hours
For course descriptions go to:
Part 1 and Part 2.

The Breastfeeding Center
of Ann Arbor
Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC are proud to offer:
“Clinical and
Communication Skills for Lactation Professionals:
What to say, How to say it, and
When to say it”
Part 1 and 2 of a 90 Hour Course

90 lactation CERPs will be granted at end of the course

Taught by Master Educator Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC

Is becoming an IBCLC right for me?

Join us for a live TeleSeminar on Tuesday, November 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm (EST) to explore the answer to this question. Barbara D. Robertson will host a FREE Question & Answer session for anyone wanting to learn about becoming an IBCLC. We will start with the Top 5 Questions about Becoming an IBCLC and finish with Q&A from the audience. All you need is a phone and an hour of your time. Pre-registration is required. Email barbara@bfcaa.com.

The 90 hour course will be held at the

Center for the Childbearing Year Teaching Space
722 Brooks Street
Ann Arbor
, MI48104

Payment options: 

Call Barbara, 734-975-6534 to register
or register online here.

$1000 for early, early registration. This price will be offered in the future. We are happy to set up payment plans for you!

Or you can mail a check made out to:
Center of Ann Arbor
2595 Powell Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
This must be received by December 10, 2017.

Why take this course?

  • You will be able to understand the normal course of breastfeeding
  • You will be able to identify breastfeeding problems
  • You will be able to understand the underlying causes of breastfeeding problems
  • You will have direct exposure to clinical strategies and gain enhanced confidence
  • You will be able to offer practical solutions in a compassionate, easily understandable way

Who is this course for?

  • IBCLCs who need Lactation CERPs for re-certification
  • Aspiring IBCLCs who are acquiring their breastfeeding education cerps.
  • RNs or other health care professionals who want to increase their breastfeeding skills or acquire 20+ hours of breastfeeding education for the “Baby Friendly” hospital initiative.  Up to 10 Nursing CEUs may be available and applied for individually with course outline and objectives.
  • Peer Counselors, La Leche League Leaders, anyone, who wants to be able to better help mothers and babies with breastfeeding concerns
  • Birth and post-partum Doulas who are interested in being on the cutting edge of breastfeeding support

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