Resources for Health Professionals

  • July 25, 2016

Breastfeeding resources for health professionals


HP Copy

Health Professionals
The ABA has great breastfeeding resources for health professionals because we know great things happen when professionals and ABA peer counsellors work together.

Breastfeeding resources for health professionals 4 Reasons to be an ABA Professional member:

Be Informed
Be educated
Be supported
Save on Resources

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is dedicated to supporting you in your role as a health professional, including through our experienced Breastfeeding Information & Research and Training teams.

Professional membership
Breastfeeding Review journal
Essence magazine

Become a professional member of ABA and join the hundreds of health professionals who receive the latest in information, research and professional development through ABA each year. As a professional member you can enhance your skills, update your knowledge and provide the best service to your clients.

Further information:

Visit the Health Professional section of the Australian Breastfeeding Association website here:

Breastfeeding and Lactation Organisations

LCANZ (Australian Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand)

CLC -VIC (College of Lactation Consultants Victoria Australia)

ILCA (International Lactation Consultant Association)

Australian Breastfeeding Association

La Leche League International

Tasmanian Breastfeeding Coalition

Breastfeeding Position Papers & Research

AAIMHI (Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc.) Position Paper on Responding to Babies’ Cues

AAIMHI (Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc.) Position Paper on Controlled Crying

AMA (Australian Medical Association). Position Statement: Breastfeeding

BFHI (Baby Friendly Health Initiative)

Dr Peter E. Hartmann PhD. Volume and Frequency of Breastfeedings and Fat Content of Breast Milk Throughout the Day Research study

RACGP (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners).

Position Statement on Breastfeeding.

Maternity & Breastfeeding Hospital Guidelines

King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women (Western Australia). Obstetrics and Midwifery Care Clinical Guidelines

RACP (Royal Australian College of Physicians). Paediatrics and Child Health (go to “Policies – Breastfeeding”)

Royal Women’s Hospital (Victoria). Maternity Clinical Practice Guidelines (Breastfeeding at bottom of page)

Government Breastfeeding Links

NSW Food Authority (New South Wales Government). Fish and mercury facts – A healthy fish message for pregnancy and breastfeeding

NSW Health. Breastfeeding in NSW: Promotion, Protection and Support – Link to Policy Directive

NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council – Australian Government). Dietary Guidelines for all Australians (including Infant Feeding Guidelines)

NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council – Australian Government). Iodine Supplementation for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

Parliament of Australia – House of Representatives. House Standing Committee on Health and Ageing – Inquiry into Breastfeeding

Queensland Government. Breastfeeding

Queensland Government. Growing Strong: Feeding You and Your Baby

Queensland Government. 12+ months on the breast

Queensland Government. Work and Breastfeeding

No Comments

Sorry comments are closed for this Post.

©2017 Online Breastfeeding Cafe. Registered Trademark. All rights reserved.

User Login