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What is a Certified Lactation Counselor?
CLCs are dedicated to the promotion, protection, and support of breastfeeding and human lactation in their work to prevent and solve breastfeeding problems. They understand that breastfeeding works best when it is the cultural norm and when the provider of lactation support and services is culturally competent.
What is an Advanced Lactation Consultant?
ALCs provide lactation care, assessment and support to those mothers and babies with advanced issues; the small percentage of cases that are truly complex and challenging. ALC certification seeks to promote, protect and support breastfeeding for individuals and society at large.
What is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant?
IBCLC’s function and contribute as members of the maternal-child health team. They provide care in a variety of settings while making appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community support resources. Working together with mothers, families, policymakers, and society, IBCLC certificants provide expert breastfeeding and lactation care, promote changes that support breastfeeding and help reduce the risks of not breastfeeding.
What is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician?
CPS technicians and instructors use their considerable knowledge and expertise at a variety of community-based activities, such as child safety seat checks, where parents and caregivers receive education and hands-on assistance. CPS technicians and instructors also keep up-to-date on the latest technical information about child passenger safety through seminars and other continuing education opportunities.
TummyTime!™ Professionals are trained to teach parent/baby classes as well as use the Method in one-on-one sessions. There is an emphasis on empowering and equipping parents with the TT! Method.
What is the TummyTime!™ Method?
A scientific, evidenced informed program developed to uniquely address the needs of babies in the newborn to precrawling stage of life. The program is specific to attuning to baby’s calm and relaxed state, healthy nervous system function, as well as connecting with parent during tummy time.