HAYS, Kan. (Nov 23, 2015) – Jessica Seib, RN, BSN at HaysMed was recently certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants function and contribute as members of the maternal-child health team. They provide care in a variety of settings, while making appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community support resources. Working together with mothers, families, policymakers and society, IBCLC certificants provide expert breastfeeding and lactation care, promote changes that support breastfeeding and help reduce the risks of not breastfeeding. At least 90 hours of lactation specific education that was completed as well as a minimum of 1000 hours of lactation specific clinical practice that was obtained prior to applying for the IBLCE examination.
Seib is the OB/Pediatrics Staff Development Coordinator and has been with HaysMed since 2000.