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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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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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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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