Providers, click below for our directory listing application.
Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition cannot be held liable for the practices of providers listed on our resource page. It is for informational resource purposes only. If you have concerns about a provider on this listing please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Providers listed in this directory, unless otherwise indicated, charge a fee for their services. Some have a sliding scale and some accept insurances. The credentials listed after their names are listed as the individual requested and described below. None have been verified by SNBC.
All licensed health practitioners have additional continuing education requirements to remain current in their respective fields.
National Breastfeeding Helpline: (800) 994-9662
Lactation Specialists in Southern NV
International Lactation Consultant Association
Christine Ferguson, RN, ICCE, IBCLC
Jollina Simpson, IBCLC
Private in-home consultations
When calling a provider from this list, please indicate that you got their name from this breastfeeding resource directory.
Keys to Credentials
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) – most extensive formal lactation education and requires clinical hands on training lactation; has passed an international certification exam and has in continuing education requirements in lactation. Recertifies every 5 years. Educated to handle more complex breastfeeding scenarios.
Advanced Lactation Consultant (ALC) – Completed a 45-hour training and have passed a criterion-referenced examination, and demonstrated the competencies and skills required to provide counseling, requires recertification every 3 years.
Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) – has successfully completed a one-week course (45 hour) of training and competency verification in breastfeeding and lactation support. Re-certifies every 3 years.
Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) – has successfully completed a one-week course (45 hour) in basic lactation and its management and required post seminar homework.
Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC) – has successfully completed a 45-hour credit course in basic lactation and its management and required post seminar homework which may include a clinical component.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Bachelor of the Arts (BA)
International Certified Childbirth Educator (ICCE)
Thank you for Breastfeeding in PUBLIC!
NRS 201.232 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a mother may breast feed her child in any public or private location where the mother is otherwise authorized to be, irrespective of whether the nipple of the mother’s breast is uncovered during or incidental to the breastfeeding. AB 113 Requires certain employers to make certain accommodations for a nursing mother.
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