A little bit about me

Hello and welcome.

My name is Tamika Newman and I am a Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

For over ten years I worked in a large tertiary hospital where the majority of my time was spent assisting women establish breastfeeding. I started my private practice on the Gold Coast in January 2015 and have enjoyed caring for mother/baby dyads ever since.

Since I gained the qualification of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 2010, I have been able to apply my knowledge gained from my midwifery work and focus and expand on the finer details of human -lactation.

Throughout my years of practice, I have stayed current with latest evidence based practices by attended many conferences and spending countless hours studying all things related to infant feeding, growth, sleep and development. I am also very interested in oral anomalies such as tongue/lip ties and enjoy working with families to correct and establish effective feeding strategies.

As a mother of two beautiful children I understand just how important breastfeeding support is to establishing and maintaining a good breastfeeding relationship. I am extremely passionate about assisting mothers during their transition to motherhood and particularly enjoy working with mothers to help meet their own personal goals during their unique breastfeeding journey.

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