Get Back on Track with a Breastfeeding Rescue

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A Breastfeeding Rescue is a private one on one Skype consultation with a Thompson Method Practitioner and is proven to help you relieve physical, mental or emotional pain so that you can continue on your breastfeeding journey.

Breastfeeding rescue

Is for you if...

  • You feel like giving up, but you don’t want to

  • You’re experiencing painful nipples

  • You’ve tried multiple Lactation Consultants with little or no success

  • You’re not ready to be done with breastfeeding yet

  • Your baby is crying and unsettled and you just don’t know what to do

  • You’ve been pumping day and night to try to increase your milk volume

  • You need gentle one on one guidance and support

  • You’d like your own unique plan so that you can continue to breastfeed

  • You want to transition from using a nipple shield back to the breast

  • You want to continue bonding with your baby for many more months to come

Get back in touch with your maternal instincts and reclaim control of your breastfeeding journey. 

How It Works

Book a Breastfeeding Rescue in 4 Simple Steps

Step 1

Click the button below to make payment.  Once payment has been received, you’ll be directed to our calendar of available appointments.

Step 2

Schedule your appointment with a Thompson Method practitioner who will listen to your unique story and observe a full breastfeed.

Step 3

Complete a detailed history so that your practitioner understands you as a unique woman and can establish a plan with you to get you back on track.

Step 4

Join our Premium Support Group for 14 days of personalised ongoing guidance and support as well as a 45 minute follow up session - included in the cost.

Meet our Thompson Method Practitioners 

Our practitioners are highly experienced and fulfill a role to nurture, listen, observe and respect you as the unique mother and baby.  We have no rules and fully support any decision you make and will always encourage you to follow your maternal instincts.

Dr Robyn Thompson Breastfeeding

Dr Robyn Thompson - Midwife

(RM, RN, M&CH, BAppSc, PhD)

Dr Robyn Thompson (founder of The Thompson Method) is a registered nurse and midwife with over 45 years experience in both the hospital system and working with women who chose to give birth at home.  She was awarded a PhD for her research into why so many women were being discharged from hospital with painful nipple trauma and other complications.

In her practice, Dr Robyn is mentoring 2 senior students in the 'soon to be released' Thompson Method Breastfeeding Academy.  When you choose Dr Robyn as your practitioner, we ask that you give permission for either Kelly Faytrouni or Sarah Harris to observe your session and offer guidance and support in your journey.


Rachael Austin Breastfeeding

Rachael Austin - Midwife


Rachael's background experience comes with over 20 years of Nursing, Midwifery, Child Health, Master of Advanced Clinical Midwifery and a Certificate in Lactation Consultancy. 

Her qualifications have provided her experience in both the hospital system and in Private Midwifery Practice giving her the opportunity to practice Midwifery with Women who chose to birth at home with continuity of Midwife care. 

Rachael joined The Thompson Method Team, to provide online services with and for Women across the world to reach their potential in their unique transitions through pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding and early parenting. 

Julie Germain - Midwife


Julie has had the privilege to work with women and babies as a midwife for the last 35 years and as a lactation consultant for over 21 years, following her passion for breastfeeding.

She has spent the last several years focusing on coordinating the promotion and support of improved hospital breastfeeding practices and education for midwives. This has led to being part of a research team, creating and studying implementation of The Thompson Method for hospital-based midwives.

Her passion for improving breastfeeding experiences for women and babies has led her to now work with the Thompson Method Team.

It’s about respect, guidance and support

We understand how challenging it can be for a breastfeeding mother and her baby experiencing complications, particularly after a difficult or traumatic birth.  Our aim is that you feel listened to, respected and together with our amazing premium support team, you will be guided and supported towards overcoming your unique challenge.  We cannot offer a 100% guarantee for a perfect outcome.  However, we aim to provide a personalised service with a duty of care for the wellbeing of you and your baby.

Consider this your village! 


Esther's Story 💕

“I always considered myself to be a strong, independent woman but I was left feeling completely vulnerable in the hospital system.  Lots of different perspectives on what to do and they recommended going on formula.  I’m so fortunate to be able to say that I’ve breastfeed my daughter for 15 months.  And I have Robyn to thank for that.”

What You Get When You Book A Rescue

Breastfeeding is a journey and depending on your situation, improvement may take some time and patience. That’s why we provide 14 days of follow up guidance and support, including a complimentary 45 min follow up session.

The Thompson Method Breastfeeding Rescue 

  • Private Video Consultation by Skype - Approx 90 minutes where you’ll have the opportunity to share your unique story with a full breastfeed to be observed

  • 14 Day Membership to the Premium Support Group, where you can ask questions and receive ongoing guidance and support from your practitioner and our amazing support team.

  • Complimentary 45 min follow up session within 14 days of your initial session, to review any challenges and make any necessary adjustments going forward.

  • Access to the Thompson Method Breastfeeding Program where you’ll have lifetime access to education so that you feel confident to make informed decisions in the future. 

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Changing the Lives of Breastfeeding Mothers and their Babies.

Real life stories from mothers who have previously experienced a Rescue 

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The Thompson Method Testimonials
Does The Thompson Method Work Reviews
The Thompson Method of Breastfeeding Reviews
Breastfeeding Rescue Review

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Why would The Thompson Method work, when nothing else has?

The Thompson Method is a new, gentle approach that is backed by research and that challenges commonly taught forceful techniques.  This proven method helps women overcome pain, stress and overwhelm, even in the presence of existing painful and stressful complications.   

It’s likely to be quite opposite to what you will be taught (or have been taught) in most hospitals, and it works!  Thanks to the research, knowledge and experience behind The Thompson Method, women are reclaiming their power so that they can breastfeed their babies for as long as they choose.

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Got a question?  Here are some questions that other women asked before joining the program

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If you’re still not sure if this is right for you, see what other mothers have say:


Breastfeeding C-Section Review

Meken G     ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"Robyn has been an absolute saviour for me. I've battled with feeding from the get go and after seeing 3 LC's in hospital and a private home visiting LC Robyn has been the only person who has made a difference. I'm not out of the woods yet but Robyn has been so generous with her time that its just a matter of time. She is so knowledgeable and so so supportive. What i would do to go back in time and stock up on her information before birth."

The Thompson Method Reviews

Elle M     ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"I wish I had known all of this before having my csection, especially the benefits of delayed cord clamping, which no one ever mentioned in my appointments. I put all my trust into the experts.

I did all I could for my daughter regardless, I cried so many times in hospital trying to get Claire to latch on and feed. But I'm so happy I found the Thompson Method which helped me keep going. We're not perfect with our feed schedule, but I am feeding almost 10 months down the track with no plans of stopping any time soon. I feel very proud to be able to breastfeed and persist, even when I was at one of my lowest points in motherhood.

Thank you Robyn, Jo and team for all you do. 💓💓💓"

Breastfeeding Tongue Tie Thompson Method

Sarah W    ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"My Mila is 14 days old, we have had what you could call a painful teary first two weeks, Robyn had us feeding from the boob on our first appointment. We had seen 2 Lactation Consultants, the tongue Tie specialist, a cranial osteo & were disappointed. Robyn you are a special person & we love you. We still have a way to go but I know now we WILL get there... forever grateful 💖"

Breastfeeding isn't easy

Brooke W       ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"I’d say that the consultation with Robyn was worth every penny. I figured it was cheaper than therapy (!!!) and formula in the long run and I REALLY wanted to feed this time around.

I’d also say that take it one feed at a time like Robyn always says and try not to overthink it or put too much pressure on yourself. If you need help ask - yes breastfeeding is natural but it isn’t always easy!!"

Breastfeeding Help Line

Kelly F     ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"I am working one on one with Robyn at the minute. After successfully breastfeeding 5 babies, I thought that when baby no 6 came along it would be a breeze. How wrong was i, he had trouble with latching etc, I spent thousands on LC’s, private nurses, free help lines, midwives, tongue tie clinic(which I deeply regret, as it caused my poor baby more issues) after 2 weeks of working with Robyn, I am successfully breastfeeding my baby, I was about to give up and in total despair, Robyn was my saviour, her knowledge, expertise, kindness and compassion got me through my darkest days when I was on the verge of giving up and feeling like a totally failure. If you have issues, talk to Robyn ASAP, she really is amazing....and like Robyn always says “trust your instincts and you can do this”

Sore Nipples

Sarah G     ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"Just wanted to post to say thank you sooooo much! I was lucky enough to be able to have 2 face to face appointments with Robyn as well as a few FaceTime appointments and A LOT of msgs!
When I started seeing Dr Robyn my confidence was super low. My nipples incredibly damaged and I was supplementing with formula a lot more often than I wanted to. My right nipple had a split in it and my left was raw skin due to being inverted originally and now everted. I was ready to quit and the Thompson method was my last chance.

I can happily say that Harry is now 11 weeks old and my right nipple is pretty much healed! I used a nipple shield on Robyn’s recommendation and slowly reduced the use. I’m now using it on my Left and gradually watching that heal also. Harry is down to one night time bottle of formula which I am slowly decreasing!

Thank you both so much for everything. I would have stopped weeks ago if it wasn’t for you!!"

Breastfeeding Mastitis  and nipple shields

Tamika O     ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"Just wanted to take a moment to show my appreciation to Dr Robyn and her daughter Jo. Through their support and expert guidance I was able to overcome many obstacles like multiple bouts of mastitis, the use of nipple shields and nipple trauma. I am now feeding my son pain free and we both couldn’t be happier 💙Anyone considering doing the breastfeeding rescue it is the best decision I’ve made so far as a mother and absolutely worth it. My only regret is that I wished I had done it sooner as I would have saved myself some tears."

The Thompson Method Reviews

Maggie S       ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
"I want to give Dr. Robyn a HUGE thank you!!! My son just turned 1 year old on this past Monday and we are still successfully breastfeeding thanks to your help at about the 1 month mark. Our journey started with him just SCREAMING at the breast until I just had to give him a bottle, sometimes up to 20 minutes of screaming. Then, with your help, we transitioned to fully on the breast! With the exception of bottles at daycare, he only gets the breast at home. He's off course eating solids (and loving it) but he's still a booby boy. I know the time is quickly approaching where he won't want to nurse so I am staying thankful got every day we get at this point. THANK YOU Dr. Robyn, I think I would've given up if it hadn't been for your help!!!"

Breastfeeding Rescue Success

Charlotte R.   ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
The Breastfeeding Rescue Program saved our breastfeeding. I was lucky enough to have a really good labour experience with minimal intervention, so I thought I had got through the hardest part of having a newborn. Little did I know that breastfeeding was going to be our biggest challenge. After six weeks of trying and trying to get my little man on the breast and not being successful, I found Robyn. Joining this group and reading about Robyn's experience and research I knew that I had found someone who could help me. Talking to Jo confirmed this for me and I quickly joined the Breastfeeding Rescue Program and had my consult with Robyn the next day. I was blown away with how quickly we saw improvement, during the consult I had my little man feeding for the first time. Robyn gave me the confidence and advice to succeed with our breastfeeding journey and I am happy to say that I am exclusively breastfeeding and am so happy. A big thank you to Robyn, Jo and team for helping me.

Tongue Tie Breastfeeding Success

Lauren L    ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
I had never successfully breastfed any of my other 2 children past the first few days so I was determined to breastfeed my daughter Lola for as long as I possibly could. I found Robyn by chance when Lola was 5 months old after someone posted that she was searching for mums who were struggling to feed babies with tongue ties. I had already had my daughters tie corrected a week or so before but was still having issues. I met with dr Robyn and her team and it was the start of everything happening so beautifully and naturally when it came to breastfeeding. They were always there for me when I needed them for support and any little issues arose. I wish I had known about the Thompson Method from the very start! Still breastfeeding Lola at 14 months now and no stopping us ❤️❤️❤️

Exclusive Breastfeeding

Kate M     ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
I worked 1-1, she was amazing, I can not recommend her enough! I’m just stopping feeding now and my baby is 11 months old on Sunday ❤️ I never thought I’d get this far! Thank you 😊😊😊

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Dr Robyn

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Other Resources
Help Centre
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Need to speak to someone: call 
Joanne Thompson on +61 419 315 948. Or Private Message on facebook

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