Certified Lactation Professional India Online Courses
(CLP India)


Begin Ed India is officially India’s first

IBLCE Long Term CERPs* Provider

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)

* Continuing Education Recognition Points for Lactation Education
(IBLCE LTP#: CL2023-1IN)

Lactation Professionals growing all over India

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India’s BEST Online Lactation Courses. Affordable. Excellent. Internationally and Nationally Recognized.

Begin Ed India (BEI) is partnering to offer India’s premier online professional-level lactation courses with:

  • Internationally: LER (Lactation Education Resources, USA) and Blessed Beginnings International (USA)
  • Nationally: ALPI (Association of Lactation Professionals India)

Begin Ed India’s Lactation Certification Courses Highlights:

  • Begin Ed India’s online lactation curriculum is internationally recognized through IBCLE and offers IBCLE’s CERPs (Continuing Education Recognition Points).
  • Begin Ed India’s online lactation curriculum is nationally recognized through ALPI and offers I-LEHs (India’s Lactation Education Hours).
  • Through international partnership with LER, the online lactation curriculum is LEAARC (Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee) approved.
  • Lactation Professionals who want to give the IBLCE Exam can use lactation education hours acquired through the CLP Programs.
  • International-level courses, including India-specific content at much lower cost.
  • Begin Ed India’s professional-level lactation courses help students to grow in both their lactation knowledge and professional lactation skills.

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Begin Ed India neither offers degree / diploma programs in lactation nor certified lactation consultants in compliance with the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Profession Act, 2021.

All CLP India certifications are valid for 5 years from completion of the course and can be renewed every 5 years through continuing education.

* IBCLC Exam Registration requires 5 Hours Communication Skills. BEI's 100H ACLP Course includes this in the coursework.

** The international price for the online lactation courses are ACLP ($1025 USD), CLP Core I ($675 USD) and CLP Core II ($625 USD). Begin Ed India offers a significant discount to its Indian and South Asian students.

*Advanced Certified Lactation Professional (ACLP), Certified Lactation Professional (CLP), Certified Lactation Support Professional (CLSP), Certified Lactation Support (CLS) are the exclusive and registered titles for Begin Ed India's courses and training programs. All rights reserved. Trademark applied (2021).*

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Working together so all babies, parents, families, and communities can have excellent lactation support.

Through Begin Ed India's partnership with LER

  • Lactation Education Resources has been accepted by International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) as a CERP provider for the listed Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) programme. Determination of CERPs eligibility or CERPs Provider status does not imply IBLCE®’s endorsement or assessment of education quality. Long-term Providership #CLT 109-31.
  • Lactation Education Resources is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Providership #P0519.
  • Lactation Education Resources is approved by the American College of Nurse Midwives to award 81.5 CEs and 3.5 RxCEs upon successful completion of the 95+ hour Lactation Consultant Training Program Enriched. ACNM Provider #2021/018
  • The CDR accepts hours without prior CDR approval and recognizes approval by the ANCC. When recording hours on the CDR Activity Log, indicate the provider as “Lactation Education Resources (ANCC)”
  • Requirements to receive Contact Hours/Criteria for successful completion includes viewing each lesson slide in its entirety and completion of quiz or post-test.
  • All individuals in a position to control content have signed a Conflict of Interest Statement and have no conflicts to declare.
  • Lactation Education Resources adheres to the World Health Organization Code on Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes

LER Website (Updated Mar 2023)

Contact for Consulation

Executive Director for BEI

Dana Hardy
Dehradun, India / USA

Internationally Certified Childbirth Educator and Lactation Consultant

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