For more breastfeeding information check out these web sites. Selecting one of these links will open a new browser window.
breastfeeding & parenting support and information
Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) This is one of the most comprehensive resources available on the web. The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is an organisation of people interested in the promotion and protection of breastfeeding so their website not only contains loads of information on breastfeeding,but motherhod in general.
Queensland Health Child Health This site contains a huge directory of information concerning children of all ages. Stages of child development through to coping with special needs is pretty much covered.
Queensland Health: Breastfeeding This site is designed to assist women who choose to return to continue breastfeeding upon their return to work. Information about facilities, work arrangemnets and work agreements are available and there is a large FAQ's section.
Mothers Milkbank Mothers Milk Bank provides pasteurised donor mothers’ milk to infants where mother’s own milk is not available.
Lactation Resource Centre (LRC) LRC is one of the most comprehensive collections of breastfeeding information in the world, with a collection of more than 17,000 articles and books, videos and case histories.
Parenting Australia A commecially operated site providing information on a wide range of parenting issues categorised into sections related to a childs' development stage.
Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® Parenting now comes with an instruction manual!
The international award winning Triple P – Positive Parenting Program®, has the answers to your parenting questions and needs. Whether you’re a ne parent, the parent of a tantrum throwing toddler or a truant teenager, this web site has the information and tools you need.
Childbirth Education Association (Brisbane) CEA is a non-profit community group that provides quality independent childbirth education and support services. Their aim is to offer expectant parents the opportunity to be informed, empowered and confident on their journey to the birth experience of their choice.
BubHub - Directory of Pregnancy & Parenting Information The Bub Hub is considered one of Australia's leading commercially operated pregnancy and parenting websites. The site aims to help Australian parents and parents-to-be make informed choices about their pregnancy, birth and parenting journey, bringing together details of local shops, online retailers, expert resources and services from all opinions and locations around the country. There is also a large forum to discuss issues.
Natural Parenting Magazine NPM is family focused website providing quality information and support for parents and parents-to-be. From preconception to adolescence this site covers a huge range of topics including sleep, discipline, health, nutrition, education and family life.
Queensland Centre for Mothers & Babies Developed by a group of researchers from The University of Queensland this site provides information about maternity care options including fact sheets, a dictionary of medical and maternity care terms and a great guide to Birthing Facilities in Queensland.
products and services
Mothers Milk Bank Mothers Milk Bank is a charity operated by a community of health professionals and volunteers who provide pasteurised donor mothers’ milk to infants where mother’s own milk human is not available.
Mothers Direct From books to feeding pilows to breast pumps hire The Australian Breastfeeding Association's official store offers lierally everything to do with breastfeeding and mothering.
Baby Carriers Information Save your time, your arms & back and your sanity (especially for parents of multiple young children) with this site. Primarily it reviews all the baby carriers available in Australia.
Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015 Read or download the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015.The aim of the Strategy is to contribute to improving the health, nutrition and wellbeing of infants, young children and mothers by protecting, promoting, supporting and monitoring breastfeeding.
Co-sleeping Information & Research Information and research on all aspects of safe sleeping and co-sleeping by Dr. James McKenna. Dr. McKenna is a reseacher in this area.
Immunisation Information Government health site advocating the benefits of immunisation. Includes the current immunisation schedule.
Research on Birth and Beyond Research on women's experience of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding from anthropoloist and Childbirth Educator Sheila Kitzinger.
World Health Organisation WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
The WHO Child Growth Standards This web site presents the WHO Child Growth Standards. These standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study. The site presents documentation on how the physical growth curves and motor milestone windows of achievement were developed as well as application tools to support implementation of the standards.
International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes The Code applies to the marketing of the
following products: breast-milk substitutes, including infant formula; other milk
products, foods and beverages, including bottlefed complementary foods, when
marketed or otherwise represented to be suitable, with or without modification, for
use as a partial or total replacement of breast milk; feeding bottles and teasts. It also
applies to their quality and availability, and to information concerning their use.
Infant Nutrition Project 2006-2007 (Qld Health) The Infant Nutrition Project 2006–2007 conducted by three health service districts in South East
Queensland was undertaken to measure a number of breastfeeding practices in a large cohort of women and determine progress towards these targets and to build an evidence base from which
to inform the planning of future breastfeeding interventions.
Optimal infant nutrition: evidence based guidelines 2003-2008 (now extended to 2010) The Strategic Policy Framework for Children’s and Young People’s Health aim's to ensure that pregnant women, mothers, families, carers, health care
workers and the wider community are aware of the health benefits of optimal infant nutrition and recognises
optimal infant nutrition as a key outcome area for improving the health of children.
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