Lactation Consultant Exam Prep

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Lactation Consultant Exam Prep

The IBLCE Lactation Consultant Exam is administered by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners(IBLCE) to certify prospective lactation consultants. The IBLCE is a global leader in lactation consulting credentialing. They are also the most trusted source for the certification of practitioners in breastfeeding and lactation care. The topics that are covered in the exam may include Pharmacology, Anatomy and Breastfeeding techniques. Take this review quiz to increase your chances of passing the exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the subsequent options is a predictale development pattern essentially found among new infants?
    • A. 

      Toe to head

    • B. 

      Periphery to midline

    • C. 

      General to specific

    • D. 

      Specific to general

  • 2. 
    Typically, what is a newborn's skin like?
    • A. 

      Without functioning sebaceous glands.

    • B. 

      Darker than it will be later in life.

    • C. 

      Without sebaceous glands.

    • D. 

      Lighter than it will be in later life.

  • 3. 
    When a mother starts breastfeeding, which of the following is not  neccesssary for the mother on the go?
    • A. 

      A robe

    • B. 

      Burp cloths

    • C. 

      A comfortable nursing bra

    • D. 

      A breast pump

  • 4. 
    What is the approximate age an infant is developmentally and physically able to take foods?
    • A. 

      6 to 7 months.

    • B. 

      7 to 8 months.

    • C. 

      2 to 4 months.

    • D. 

      4 to 6 months.

  • 5. 
    How many lobes does each breats has?
    • A. 

      12 to 25

    • B. 

      15 to 30

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      7

  • 6. 
    Through what means does a hand pump provide suction?
    • A. 

      Blowing into a tube

    • B. 

      The squeezing of a ball

    • C. 

      The squeezing of a bar

    • D. 

      The turning of a knob

  • 7. 
    What is the expected growth range of an infant in cm by the end of 6 months of age, anatomically?
    • A. 

      14 to 18 cm

    • B. 

      18 to 22 cm

    • C. 

      6 to 8 cm

    • D. 

      5 to 8 cm

  • 8. 
    What is an infection called Sepsis neonatorum?
    • A. 

      Can affect all neonates less than 1 month old.

    • B. 

      Can affect all neonates less than 6 months old.

    • C. 

      Affects all premature neonates.

    • D. 

      An infection that only affects low weight neonates.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about Cytomegalovirus?
    • A. 

      Is not transmitted to the developing fetus in utero.

    • B. 

      Can be serious in its congenital form.

    • C. 

      Has a high risk of infection among pregnant women.

    • D. 

      Is transmitted sexually in the same manner as hepatitis.

  • 10. 
    In what place is best to store an expressed milk that likely will be used the same day?
    • A. 

      Refrigerator door.

    • B. 

      Back of the refrigerator.

    • C. 

      Cupboard.

    • D. 

      Freezer.