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Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Dietitian (AdvAPD)


Kathleen (she/her) owns and operates Feeding Foundations. She is a Dietitian (AdvAPD) and Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with over 15 years of experience working with families. Kathleen has worked predominately publicly in community health. She currently works as a Lactation Consultant in a major public hospital in Melbourne and combines dietetics and lactation in her private role.

Kathleen is passionate about supporting and normalising breastfeeding. She is qualified as a Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a member of the Lactation Consultants Association of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ) and the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

She has completed the Royal Children's Hospital's Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics and has been trained in the ‘Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to Feeding'. 

Kathleen is also an accredited Neuroprotective Development Care (NDC) Practitioner and a Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator.

Kathleen loves working with children and their families to assist them in meeting their nutritional needs and supporting them in developing positive relationships with food and their bodies.

As a parent, Kathleen appreciates first-hand the challenges of feeding young children and the need for easy-to-implement practical recommendations.


Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics - Deakin University

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) - L-136431

Certificate of Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics - Royal Children's Hospital

Diploma of Breastfeeding Management - Australian Breastfeeding Association

Graduate Certificate in Sex, Health and Society - Latrobe University

Certificate IV in Breastfeeding Education - Australian Breastfeeding Association

SOS Approach to Feeding - Accredited Practitioner

Professional Accreditation and Memberships

Dietitians Australia (DA) - Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian (AdvAPD) status

Full member - Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ)

Neuroprotective Developmental Care (NDC) Practitioner

Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator

Health Professional member of the Australian Breastfeeding Association

Associate member - Australian College of Midwives

Full member - Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH)

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