Kathleen is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and is a member of Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ).

She is also a qualified breastfeeding counsellor, volunteering for the Australian Breastfeeding Association. As a mother with two young children she has experienced the ups and downs of breastfeeding first hand.


  • Antenatal lactation planning & education

  • Sore nipples and/or breast tissue

  • Low supply

  • Low weight gain

  • Positioning and attachment

  • Flat/inverted nipples

  • Mastitis, blocked ducts, thrush and white spot

  • Milk expression and storage

  • Use and removal of nipple shields

  • Sleep and settling

  • Oversupply/engorgement

  • Nipple vasospasm

  • Nursing refusal

  • Nipple confusion

  • Fussy babies

  • Biting

  • Returning to work or study

  • Reflux

  • Premature babies

  • Introduction of family foods

  • Lactation nutritional advice

  • Inducing lactation

  • Re-lactation after a break

  • Advocacy with other treating health professionals

Kathleen has a special interest in supporting families in challenging or complex situations. 

  • Child allergy/intolerances

  • Co-feeding

  • Separated parents

  • Co-parenting

  • Surrogacy

  • Adoption

  • Transgender and gender diverse caregivers

  • Child and/or caregiver disability

  • Child cleft lip and/or palate

  • Extended separations from child

  • Child or caregiver surgery and/hospitalisations

  • Chemotherapy and radiation-based treatments

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