IBCLC Recertification CERPs for Development and Nutrition

On demand CERPs in IBLCE Content Outline I: Development and Nutrition for IBCLC Recertification through continuing education

To recertify as an IBCLC using continuing education recognition points, you will be invited to take a self-assessment. This self-assessment will be scored immediately, and will tell you if you need to get a minimum of 5 of your CERPs from one or more of the 7 content areas on the IBLCE Detailed Content Outline.

All IBCLC Recertification CERPs for Development and Nutrition are 1 CERP unless otherwise noted.

All of these IBCLC Recertification CERPs for Development and Nutrition are available a la carte or in one of these bundles:

IBCLC Recertification CERPs for Development and Nutrition include the following subject areas:

A. Infant

  • 1. Feeding behaviours at different ages
  • 2. Food intolerances/allergies
  • 3. Infant anatomy and anatomical/oral challenges
  • 4. WHO guidelines for introducing complementary foods
  • 5. Low birth weight and very low birth weight
  • 6. Milk banking – formal and informal
  • 7. Normal infant behaviours
  • 8. Nutritional requirements – including preterm
  • 9. Preterm development, growth, and behaviours (including late preterm)
  • 10. Skin tone, muscle tone, reflexes
  • 11. Term development and growth
  • 12. WHO growth charts with gestational age adjustment
  • 13. Stooling and voiding

B. Maternal

  • 1. Breast development and growth (typical and atypical)
  • 2. Breast surgery
  • 3. Composition of human milk
  • 4. Maternal anatomical challenges
  • 5. Maternal nutritional status
  • 6. Nipple structure and variations
  • 7. Nipple modifications (e.g., piercings, tattoos)

IBLCE does not require you to have CERPs in any specific subsection, just the main content area.

View CERPs in other content areas:

  • I: Development and Nutrition (You Are Here)
  • II: Physiology and Endocrinology
  • III: Pathology
  • IV: Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • IV: Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology 
  • V: Techniques
  • VII: Clinical Skills

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