CHILD HEALTH NURSE
INTERNATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANT
My Nursing career started in country Victoria 35 years ago and then more extensively in Melbourne. After completing my midwifery studies at Royal Women’s Hospital I moved to Perth and I have worked predominately in postnatal care in the private sector. I am a mother of 4 children.
After qualifying as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, my area of interest has been to assist mothers and babies establish their breastfeeding. For the last 10 years I have worked exclusively in lactation consultancy breastfeeding support, in the community, private breastfeeding clinics and group support settings. I am a qualified Child Health Nurse after completing a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nurse Specialisation: Child and Adolescent Health at Curtin University.
I am a professional member of:
Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand
International Lactation Consultant Association
The Australasian Society for Tongue and Lip Ties
The College of Lactation Consultants WA
The Australian Breastfeeding Association
I am passionate about promoting breastfeeding support.