Jump to content

Breastfeeding Resources- from EB, ABA, Lactation Consultants and Medication Safety


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
No replies to this topic

#1 lucky 2

Posted 22 November 2010 - 12:35 PM

Welcome to the Breastfeeding Forum. :)

This pinned thread is to let you know about the Breastfeeding Resources available on Essential Baby and information on how to seek breastfeeding assistance and support from the Australian Breastfeeding Association and from Lactation Consultants (International Board Certified Lactation Consultants).
Included are resources concerned with the use of Medications during breastfeeding.

Essential Baby's resources on Breastfeeding:

EB Breastfeeding Articles

Medications and Breastfeeding-

This link gives contact details for Drug Information Services in all Australian States and Territories which provide advice regarding prescription medications and breastfeeding.

Australian Breastfeeding Association

The Australian Breastfeeding Association Website is here.

Their Breastfeeding telephone and email counselling contact information is here.

The Australian Breastfeeding Association also have a Breastfeeding Information page located here. Some of the topics covered include:

~ Importance of Breastfeeding
~ Breastfeeding ABC
~ Supply
~ Problems
~ General Breastfeeding & Parenting
~ Sleep
~ Weaning & introducing solids
~ When Breastfeeding does not work
~ Birth & Pregnancy
~ Special Situations
~ Returning to the Paid workforce/Leaving baby with a carer

Finding a Lactation Consultant

Lactation Consultants work in a variety of settings.
They are health professionals whose important roles are offering breastfeeding assistance and education.
They may offer individual consultation for a myriad of breastfeeding problems, provide antenatal breastfeeding classes, post-birth support groups and assistance with breastfeeding products (eg, breast pumps, nipple shields, supplemental nursing systems/supply lines).
They are often employed at Maternity Hospitals or at local Councils and Maternal Child Health Centres (different titles in different states of Australia).
There are also many Lactation Consultants working in Private Practice.
The links below are to Australian and International IBCLC professional organisations that have lists of their members working in private practice.

http://www.lcanz.org...ion-consultant/
Lactation Consultants Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ)

http://www.ilca.org/why-ibclc/falc
International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)
All members are listed, look for those members who are listed as being in Private Practice.

Edited by lucky 2, 29 July 2016 - 11:01 AM.
addition of medication resources 16/12/2011





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Win a Springfree Trampoline!

Click now for your chance to WIN a Springfree Trampoline (R54 Compact Round) plus Australia-wide delivery ? valued up to $1774!

Midwife's hand inside birth canal for 90 minutes saves baby's life

Baby Emelia's arrival into the world wasn't exactly smooth sailing.

Melbourne - get your FREE tickets!

Register now for your free ticket (valued at $20) for the Melbourne Essential Baby & Toddler Show, presented by Blackmores.

It's really hard work, baby, but still worth it

You are over it and you want to know, is this all worth it?

Vitamin K injections: what you need to know

Why do babies need vitamin K after birth? Here's what you need to know.

Mum's emotional letter on last day of maternity leave

A heartfelt letter from a mum to her nine-week-old son has a struck a chord with working mothers everywhere.

What I learnt after having six miscarriages

Experiencing recurrent miscarriage is like entering an endless dark tunnel. Once you enter that tunnel it is a fight from start to finish

Recall issued for popular brand of baby biscuits

You will want to check your cupboard and give these the flick, after a recall was issued this week.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

See Pinky McKay live - for FREE

Pinky will be speaking daily at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show, Melbourne, 28-30 April. Free tickets now!

 

Last chance for free tickets

See Pinky McKay live - for FREE

Pinky will be speaking daily at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show, Melbourne, 28-30 April. Free tickets now!

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.