About Us

Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Registered midwife, Registered Nurse

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Cathy Shortt is a mother of three healthy, happy children. She has 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse, Midwife and Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with a particular interest in lactation and parent craft education.

Having worked extensively overseas Cathy has a wealth of knowledge that she has brought to her professional practice in Australia. She works as a Midwife and Lactation Consultant in the private and public hospital setting and the home.

Cathy’s knowledge has been sought at Pregnancy and Baby Expos in Sydney for the last 5 years. She has presented at Expos three times a year in Sydney to give advice to expectant and seasoned mothers. Her expert advice covers the antenatal, postnatal period, newborn baby behaviours, breastfeeding, breastfeeding challenges, breastfeeding preparation, settling and sleep strategies. She has also featured in Positive Parenting magazine.

Cathy is a professional member of LCANZ, Australian Breastfeeding Association and ILCA. Cathy holds a Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Diploma in Midwifery (APHRA), IBCLC and is currently enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health.