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Recertifying as IBCLC

Webinar: ‘Update – News and Views’ on the Road to Recertification by Nicola Clarke.   Dated March 2022.


Note the following:

  • This was recorded before a live audience on 9th March 2022.
  • The poll questions are not viewable in this recording, however were seen by all attendees on the night.
  • Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information provided within this Webinar is reasonably comprehensive, accurate and clear as at 9th March, 2022.

Frequently Asked Question: 

Are there any updates I need to know? – Yes, in February 2023, IBLCE issued the following:

As a result of IBCLC feedback, the CE Self-Assessment transition plan has been modified to clarify the recertification by CERPS with CE-Self Assessment requirements. IBCLCs are required to earn a minimum number of their CERPs based on the results of their Personalised Professional Development Plan (PPDP).

How do I prepare to Recertify as an IBCLC? – Click here for more information. 


Where do I get the information on the cost and dates? –click here for more,


Where do I get the application form for Recertifying? Click here for more information. – 


FAQ’s Click here


Where do find my historic Certificate of Attendance/C.E.R.P’s and programme/timetables from historic ALCI events? As of 1st October 2022, you can make such request to email info@alcireland.ie .  ALCI will be applying an administration fee of  €10.00 per historic event request.   


Where do I find the Blueprint?IBCLC 2023 Blueprint


What are the requirement to rectify by CERPs:  Click here for more information.


Useful Link/Contact:

  1. Lactation Specific Clinical Practice Calculator
  2. IBLCE 2022 Key Examination and Recertification by CERPs Dates Announced
  3. IBLCE Recertification Guide
  4. If you still have questions, you can contact Nicola directly, on – ireland@iblce.org.  Nicola is the Treasurer on ALCI and also the Ireland representative for IBLCE.