Human Lactation

Lactation Education Program


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Lactation Educator

Undergrads, graduates and community members can all complete a Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC) Recognized Breastfeeding Course and earn the designation of a Lactation Educator.

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IBCLC Certification

International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) are healthcare professional who provide clinical expertise in the management of lactation, from pregnancy through weaning. To learn more about the IBCLC exam certification process and which exam eligibility requirements can be fulfilled at CSUN please read below:

Byanka V Melgar

Student Success Stories

Byanka V Melgar
(BS Public Health, IBCLC)

Specialist at Northeast Valley Health Corporation where, among other things, she implements breastfeeding education.

Dr. Merav W. Efrat

Human Lactation Academic Lead
Minor in Human Lactation Program Coordinator Lactation Continuing Education Training Director

Jacaranda Hall 3535 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8285

  • Phone: (818)-677-4081

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