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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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ILCA Board Responds to Events from Toronto AGM

14 December, 2017 I write today on behalf of the ILCA Board of Directors to make members aware of events surrounding the 2017 ILCA Conference “Knowledge, Diversity and Equity: Global Access to Skilled Lactation Care” in Toronto, Canada in July. While many aspects of the conference are remembered fondly, the purpose of this letter is […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Ruth O’Donovan

Ruth O’Donovan trained as a nurse and midwife in Dublin, Ireland before moving with her family to her husband’s home town of Christchurch in 2007. It was after the birth of her third baby in 2008 that she decided to follow her interest in breastfeeding and became an IBCLC in 2010. She worked at Christchurch […]

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Join the UNGA 72 Social Media Relay!

Join the UNGA 72 Social Media Relay! The 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) has convened and the General Debate on the theme ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’ will open on 19 September 2017. A sustainable planet can only be […]

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LCANZ Member Profile: Dr Yvonne LeFort

Dr. Yvonne LeFort is a Canadian-trained family physician who is based in Auckland, New Zealand. She is a graduate of Dalhousie Medical School and University of Calgary Family Medicine in Canada. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and a member of the Board of Directors. She is a founding member of […]

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