Lactation Exam Review

A live 2-day seminar to prepare you to recertify by exam

All remaining 2020 live programs have been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Prepare for the IBCLC Exam with two exciting, information-packed days with Marie Biancuzzo, internationally known speaker, author and clinical expert. 

We are so confident of the value of this course that we offer a money-back guarantee. That’s right! If  you don’t pass the IBCLC Exam, we’ll refund you 100%. This course will help you to: 

  • tackle tough topics that have given past candidates difficulty.
  • review pertinent facts and principles related to all categories of the IBLCE's Detailed Content Outline.
  • enjoy an interactive and responsive learning environment.
  • learn effective test-taking strategies, discuss evidence-based practices for breastfeeding management
  • brush up on your recognition of clinical conditions, and
  • get an individualized analysis of your strengths and weaknesses with a mock exam during the course.

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Schedule of Courses

2021 Courses Coming Soon!

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Target Audience/Eligibility   Goals & Objectives   Content Highlights   Methods   Evaluation   Faculty   Credits & Expiration   Pricing   Course Policies

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Current IBCLCs who are recertifying by exam.
  • First-time exam candidates who have already completed one comprehensive 90-hour lactation education program and wish to review.

Before registering, please read the full brochure to ensure you understand all of the course policies and requirements.

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Goals & Objectives


To enable first-time candidates and certified lactation consultants who have already completed a comprehensive course to pass the IBCLC Exam.


  • Apply concepts, principles and processes found in the social and life sciences to the IBCLC's clinical roles and responsibilities in breastfeeding and lactation.
  • Employ strategies that reflect best practices for interacting with clients, colleagues, and communities to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
  • Solve selected clinical case studies, with special emphasis on maternal or infant pathologic, sequential or complicated data.
  • Briefly review responsibilities related to techniques and equipment used for breastfeeding and lactation.
  • Develop a plan for further study based on own individual strengths and weaknesses for exam success: Predicting likely topics, recalling and applying relevant concepts, principles and processes and acquiring general test-taking strategies.

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Content Highlights

The Lactation Exam Review includes:

  • A mock exam during the course, with on-the-spot, individualized analysis of your strengths and weaknesses in each exam category
  • A detailed course syllabus (350+ pages) and interactive presentation
  • Approximately 12 hours of pre-course online study materials that remain accessible in your account for continued study up to and immediately after the exam dates.
  • Money-back guarantee -- you will pass the exam, or your registration is free! (Limitations apply - see policy for details)

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There is approximately 12 hours of review to be completed outside of the classroom, we call this the homework. Ideally, this work should be completed prior to attending the live classroom sessions. If necessary, this work can be completed in conjunction with or after the live sessions but no certificate will be awarded until all work is completed. Upon registration, you will receive an e-mail from us with instructions for completing the homework, which is completed on our website. Learning methods include:

  • Online videos and audiocasts
  • Paper-and-pencil exercises
  • Independent reading
  • Use of case scenarios
  • Multiple-choice exam-type questions
  • Live instruction

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  • Post-Test

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Marie Biancuzzo, RN MS CCL IBCLC
Education Director
Breastfeeding Outlook
Click here to read more about Marie.

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Credits & Program Expiration

Credits & Accreditation

This program for 25.0 L-CERPs has been approved by Breastfeeding Outlook (Provider # CLT108-22) which is accredited as a long-term provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

This program provides 25.0 instructional hours in topics on the IBLCE Detailed Content Outline, and has been approved by Breastfeeding Outlook (Provider # CLT108-22) which is accredited as a long-term provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15628, for 19.0 contact hours, accepted in all states in the United States.

This conventional activity (seminar) has been approved for 12.0 CPEs at Level II for RDs and DTRs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

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After purchasing this course, you will have one year after the start date of the live portion of your course to complete all the course requirements and earn your credits. If you do not exercise your right to earn credits prior to the expiration date, no credits will be given. Program expiration dates can be extended at the discretion of Breastfeeding Outlook.


Early-bird registration fee: $449
Regular registration fee: $499

To register, click on the location you wish to attend in the schedule listing at the top of this page or click this link to see all available options.

Course Policies


Only written cancellations received prior to the cancellation deadline (see schedule above) are eligible for a refund; no refunds can be issued after that date. All refunds are subject to a $100 administrative fee and will be issued within 30 days of the receipt of written cancellation. Substitutions are allowed, but please notify our Registrar at 703-787-9894 as soon as possible. In the unlikely event that a program is canceled, Breastfeeding Outlook will refund the registration fee in full, but is not responsible for any travel, hotel, or other costs you may incur.

Click here to read more of our Course Policies.

Before registering, read the full brochure to ensure you understand all of the course policies and requirements.

Course Requirements

Credits are awarded only upon successful completion of all the online homework, attendance at all sessions of the entire 2-day live portion of the course, and only for those participants who sign in each morning and sign out at 4:30 PM each day.

The online portion of the course does not need to be completed before arriving for the live portion of the course, but must be completed before credits are awarded.

All requirements must be completed prior to the program expiration date.

Credits will be awarded at 4:30 PM on the final day of the live portion of the course.

In accordance with our agreement with our certifying agencies, no partial credit will be given. Plan your travel time accordingly, there are no exceptions.

See our Frequenty Asked Questions about this course.

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