Congratulations to the 2020 IBCLC Care Award recipients! In the midst of these unusual times, we thank you for your consistent dedication to promoting, supporting, and protecting breastfeeding by hiring IBCLCs and implementing projects and training that support high-quality lactation care.
What are the IBCLC Care Awards?
Hospital-Based Facilities and Community-Based Health Agencies that staff current International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC®) certificants, have planned and developed dedicated lactation support programs, and have completed specific projects promoting breastfeeding can apply online to become a recognized IBCLC Care Award facility and be included in the IBCLC Care Directory.
The IBCLC Care Awards are promoted to new families and the general public which means Care Award facilities can enjoy the benefits of positive public relations in your community, including:
- Enhanced attractiveness to potential patients
- Competitive edge in recruiting lactation consultants, nurses, midwives, mother support counselors and other medical staff
- General good will in the community by providing excellent care in helping new families reach their breastfeeding goals
Who are this year’s recipients?
The award was created by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®). Learn more and apply here.