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Professional Development Opportunities for Health Professionals


Health e-Learning

Need CERPs? Sitting the IBLCE Exam? Our courses will meet your study needs. Start straight away and study when it's convenient to you 24/7/365 with certificates issued immediately upon successful completion of each course.

  • Quality education for IBLCE lactation exam candidates
  • CERPs for lactation consultant recertification
  • Cost effective lactation education for hospitals


Gold Learning Online Continuing Education

GOLD Conferences International hosts four annual online conferences as well as GOLD Learning Online Symposiums for maternal-child health care professionals.


Step 2 Education International Inc

Step 2 Education offers an online staff education programme to hospitals.  Step 2 specialises in online education for Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative® and best practice breastfeeding and maternity care courses, servicing independent students, community groups, hospitals and multi-site health groups.


National SUDI Online Training

Seven modules that take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete.  This free training covers:

  • An introduction to SUDI prevention 
  • Connecting and engagement with whānau 
  • Consistent health messaging
  • Accumulation of risk factors for SUDI



The New Zealand Lactation Consultants Association (NZLCA) is the professional association of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in New Zealand. It helps professionals with their development, resources, community support and convenes an annual conference.



Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ) is the professional organisation for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant’s (IBCLCs) and others who have an interest in lactation and breastfeeding. Our core business is to provide members with information and educational opportunities.


Breastfeeding Network

This UK website offers independent, evidence-based information and support to help build awareness of breastfeeding to individuals and organisations and to support mums in their choice to breastfeed. 

An increasing number of mothers and health professionals have sought to find more information on the levels of medicines passing through milk to the baby.

Breastfeeding Network provides information to enable mothers to breastfeed their babies for as long as they wish and to provide information on the safety of medicines for each mother and baby pair.