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Great result for Infant Feeding Guidelines consensus

Published:  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 – 10:00am A resounding agreement was reached on three updates to Australian infant feeding advice by all participants, including key industry bodies at a recent Summit. The Centre for Food & Allergy Research (CFAR) Australian Infant Feeding Guidelines Summit was hosted by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) on Friday 13th May […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Anita Moorhead

I’m Anita Moorhead and have been working in the field of lactation for 23 years. My formal education was as a nurse, midwife, and graduate certificates in neonatal intensive care and health service management. I first sat ‘the exam’ in 1994 and have remained as a member of LCANZ and certified as an IBCLC ever […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Dianne Haworth

I am the second of 5 children born in the late 60s in Burnie, Tasmania. My child health book tells the story of partial breastfeeding for a few months. I think it was my young aunt – a midwife – happily breastfeeding her 3 children when I was a young teenager that not only influenced […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Bridget Ingle

BRIDGET INGLE RN RM IBCLC In October, I will have been an IBCLC for 25 years! From memory, there were only five of us who sat the exam from Brisbane that year. Why did I decide to be an IBCLC? My early exposure to breastfeeding and lactation was as a new mum of my now […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Naomi Hull

Prior to developing a passion for all things breastfeeding, I was a RN (trained at the Royal Brisbane Hospital) with a Grad Cert in Critical Care (Cardiac). I loved my job in the General ICU of The Prince Charles Hospital – a cardio-thoracic hospital in Brisbane I had my first baby in 2001, with every […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Karolyn Vaughan

Dr Karolyn Vaughan  RN, RM, C&FHN, IBCLC, PhD Regional Director Asia Pacific and Africa International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners   I started my nursing career at Westmead Hospital in the early 80s. Then as most nurses did in those days I completed my training midwifery training and then became a Child and Family Health […]

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