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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: 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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Save the Children EHU-Launch-Invitiation

Save the Children are celebrating the launch of the Emergency Health Unit Asia/Pacific with a free learning event and panel discussion on April 5th, in Melbourne. Infant and Child feeding in Emergencies will be featured as we are joined by Dr.’s Karleen Gribble and Nina Berry. It will be very exciting to hear the vital […]

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LCANZ Member Spotlight: Jenny Lynn

Jenny Lynn came to the lactation consultant profession via nursing, after working predominantly in the area of mental health. This seemed to be one of the few areas of nursing where you had time to listen to your patients needs. After the birth of her first child she discovered how easily breastfeeding can be sabotaged […]

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