'Progress and Mastery'
To uphold the professional title of Infant Feeding Coach™ and continue making a difference, it’s essential to keep your knowledge updated and to continue to enhance and advance your skills.
Reregistering with us is more than just maintaining a title. It’s about staying connected to a community of professionals, gaining access to the latest research and developments, and continuously improving through our continued professional development (CPD) ‘Progress and Mastery Program’.
NEW ADDITION: In addition to the benefits listed below, when you recertify as an Infant Feeding Coach™, you will have full access to the most up-to-date course materials, which will be regularly expanded and updated as time goes on.
Registration and continued use of the Infant Feeding Coach™/ Breastfeeding Counsellor title.
Your IFC Listing on the Birth, Baby & You Website.
Full use of the IFA Professional logos
CPD assessment for recertification
Application and Practice
Access to all current course Materials!
Bi-annual Infant Feeding Member Meetups (via Zoom)
Exclusive Infant Feeding Facebook Community
IFA Hub Access (with access to updated materials and resources)
Advancement and Expertise
Advanced Masterclasses, supporting your CPD
Expert-led Evening Workshops
Monthly Mentoring/Supervision (themed sessions plus Q&A) to support your CPD
Discounted IFA Events
By staying registered and actively engaging in Continuing Professional Development (CPD), you’ll ensure that your knowledge and skills remain current and effective.
It allows you to provide the best possible advice and support to the families you work with, and it also enhances your credibility.
To register with the Infant Feeding Academy you are required to keep a portfolio containing 5 infant feeding case studies/observations and 5 infant feeding CPD activity reflections a year.
If you are unable to obtain 5 infant feeding observations in practice, please email email@example.com to request access to our electronic case study database.
Please download each of the 3 documents below to complete:
Infant Feeding Support Record
We have also provided you with an infant feeding support record form so that you can list all of the infant feeding support cases you see. We would love to know how many new families you have supported each year (this log is really important if you wish to record your hours toward IBCLC exam eligibility. Be sure you also keep their contact details).
Submitting your documentation and renewing your IFA Professional Registration
Please select your payment method below, on completion of payment you will be redirected to a page to submit your documentation. Please note the following:
- If you are an existing Professional member paying by monthly subscription, you can jump straight to submitting your documentation by clicking here.
- Ensure you have ALL your renewal documentation completed and ready to upload before you make payment.
- If you experience any problems with submitting your renewal documents after you have made payment then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org