Heather Harris

Heather Harris

Lactation Consultant and Breastfeeding Class

Heather Harris is an experienced lactation consultant (IBCLC), midwife and nurse.

Heather has a passion for all aspects of breastfeeding and lactation.

She has been an accredited Lactation Consultant since the early 1990s, having many year’s experiences in lactation management in Australia and also in a number of resource poor countries, whilst being a midwife manager with Médecins Sans Frontières. She has held many senior hospital LC positions over the years and assisted a number of Australian hospitals to achieve Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) accreditation, a global accreditation for promoting, supporting and protecting breastfeeding in hospitals. She has also produced several breastfeeding education DVDs which are sold worldwide, contributed chapters in a number of books and presented papers at numerous conferences in Australia and overseas on subjects ranging from lactation and midwifery to counselling and nutrition.

Breastfeeding Class

Learn about the magic that is breastmilk and gets important tips about feeding during those early weeks. This class is designed to be taken anywhere from 32 - 38 weeks of pregnancy by couples and their support people. The class is run by Lactation Consultant Heather Harris, who has over 30 years experience working with breastfeeding women. Heather’s combination of warmth, experience and practical wisdom make this class an absolute favourite.


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Breastfeeding Support After Birth

Appointments in your home or at My Midwives Melbourne

The first visit of 90-120 minutes, includes a written breastfeeding plan and a follow-up phone call
Subsequent visits 1 hour

Most families need 1-2 visits – we aim to help you resolve your breastfeeding concerns as quickly as possible.

For appointments phone Heather on 0434 091 780