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