Breastfeeding & Infant Health

Dr Alison Soerensen is a specialist GP with an interest in maternal and infant health, breastfeeding and “the fourth trimester.” She is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with a Diploma in Breastfeeding Management from the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

Issues she can support families with include:
- Antenatal breastfeeding assessment and planning
- Postnatal breastfeeding assessments and education regarding positioning and attachment
- Nipple pain and trauma
- Low supply
- Suboptimal infant growth
- Supplementation
- Lactation induction
- Unsettled newborns
- Postnatal depression/anxiety
- Safe prescribing while breastfeeding
- Tandem breastfeeding
- Weaning
- Infant Sleep

Her books are currently closed to new patients except for women/infants up to 12 months post-partum. If you have a breastfeeding related issue, please call and flag this with reception as she has reserved slots each day to facilitate timely review.