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Grow Our Own Lactation Prep Consultant Course

Riverside University Health System offers the Virtual Grow Our Own Lactation Prep Course where you can earn 106 hours of lactation-specific education. Included are five (5) hours of communication skills necessary to sit for the International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) exam.

This course is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (pending), CEP 13623 for 90 contract hours.

Registration Opens on September 3, 2024 for the next cohort!

Course Information

Training Details

The Grow Our Own Lactation Consultant/IBCLC Prep Course meets the following requirements:

  1. Joint Commission Core Measures for Perinatal Care US Breastfeeding Competencies
  2. Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Training
  3. IBCLC Detailed Content Outline

For program questions, please contact: RivGOO@ruhealth.org. Visit www.ruhealth.org/wic for more details.

Our Course is Approved by the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC). Grow Our Own will provide a notebook and the textbook Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care.

2025 GOO Prep Course

  • March 26, 2025 – Orientation
  • Course Runs April 16 – October 29, 2025
  • Fee: $1,700

Registration Opens on September 3, 2024 for the next cohort!