From Passion to Practice

Providing interactive professional lactation courses with heart that incorporate the educational tools and strategies proven most effective with adult learners.

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95-Hour CCLS Professional Courses

Clinical and Communication Lactation Specialist | For professionals working with breastfeeding families, and students looking to get all required 95 lactation CERPs including the required 5 communication skills credits in one place. Available in two formats for your convenience: with a Group or Self-Study.

Breastfeeding Doula Course

For doulas who want to increase their skills with more concrete, hands-on experience working with breastfeeding families.


5 Hour E-CERPs Ethics Course

For students looking to fulfill the 5-hour E-CERPs “Ethics Education” requirement to recertify as an IBCLC - or simply improve your skills. This is a self-study course.

5 Hour L-CERPs Motivational Interviewing Course

Motivating Interviewing is a powerful communication tool used to help clients meet their breastfeeding goals. This is a self-study course.


LactaLearning Conference 2022

We've created a conference that everyone will want to attend! Our founder Barbara Robertson has asked Catherine Watson Genna and Lisa Marasco to be part of a one-day, four-session conference that can be attended live or watched as recordings at a later date.

LactaLearning Book Groups

Join us and build your knowledge through one of our book groups. These are a perfect offering for a WIC or breastfeeding organization, our participate as an individual in our public sessions. Click a book to learn more.

See Why LactaLearning is Different


Making the Most of Technology

We optimize learning using the latest technology. Our hybrid models allow students both the self pacing you need and the community you crave.


Clinical & Communication Skills You Can Apply Now

Our educational focus is always asking the question "What skills do you really need to be able to effectively interact with clients to help them meet their infant feeding goals?"


Experience & Expertise

Barbara Robertson has over 34 years of teaching experience and has been working with nursing families for over 24 years! With a master’s degree in curriculum development, the focus is always been what skills and knowledge do you need to make take your passion into practice.

Meet Our Founders


Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC has more than 24 years of experience working with parents and babies to help them resolve breastfeeding issues. She is a current International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 2004 and has a successful private practice. Barbara has over 33 years of teaching experience to all ages, newborn to adult. Her master's degree in curriculum development has allowed her to create lactation trainings for people all over the world.


Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA became a board-certified lactation consultant in 1991 and spent 10 years growing a large private lactation practice in the Chicago area. Nancy is an author, including her 2020 comprehensive, evidence-based-based resource, Breastfeeding Answers, Second Edition. Nancy was in the first group of 16 to be honored for their contributions to breastfeeding with the designation FILCA, Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Association.

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