All posts by Emma Woolley

As Health Promotion Coordinator at Southern NSW Local Health District, Emma is responsible for the regional implementation of NSW Health’s Munch & Move program. Originally trained as a radiographer, Emma has worked extensively throughout regional and rural Australia, and across the UK. A graduate of the University of South Australia, Murdoch University and the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University, Emma has a particular interest in equitable service access, especially in rural settings.

Is your service doing enough to support breastfeeding?

Early childhood education and care services have an important role in supporting families to continue to breastfeed, as returning to work is a common reason given for stopping breastfeeding. There is universal agreement that breastmilk is the best first food for babies.  The Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013) reflect the WHO recommendations for exclusive breastfeeding from […]

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