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My life as a privileged midwife has taken me on a journey that I never thought possible.

My life as a privileged midwife has taken me on a journey that I never thought possible.


Each decade of experience has opened new doors of opportunity that has allowed me to follow my passion and most importantly share my knowledge and experience with breastfeeding mothers wanting to bond with their babies through breastfeeding.

Dr Robyn Thompson
(RM, RN, M&CH, BAppSc, PhD)

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Each decade of experience has opened new doors of opportunity that has allowed me to follow my passion and most importantly share my knowledge and experience with breastfeeding mothers wanting to bond with their babies through breastfeeding.

Dr Robyn Thompson
(RM, RN, M&CH, BAppSc, PhD)

2020

Appointed Adjunct Associate Professor with the College of Nursing and Midwifery, at Charles Darwin University (CDU), NT Australia in honour of her breastfeeding, midwifery, child health and continuing breastfeeding consultant experience. 

2014

Awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy by the Australian Catholic University (13th October).

2001 - 2008

Research: In-Home Lactation Consultancy, Maternal & Child Health Service, Melbourne.

1991 - 1992

Child, Family & Community Nursing. Deakin University, Warrnambool, VIC.

1976

Maternal & Child Health Certificate, Melbourne, VIC.

1975 - 1976

Midwifery, Western Hospital.

1961 - 1964

Nursing, Western Hospital, Melbourne.

2020

Appointed Adjunct Associate Professor with the College of Nursing and Midwifery, at Charles Darwin University (CDU), NT Australia in honour of her breastfeeding, midwifery, child health and continuing breastfeeding consultant experience. 

2014

Awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy by the Australian Catholic University (13th October).

2001 - 2008

Research: In-Home Lactation Consultancy, Maternal & Child Health Service, Melbourne.

1991 - 1992

Child, Family & Community Nursing. Deakin University, Warrnambool, VIC.

1976

Maternal & Child Health Certificate, Melbourne, VIC.

1975 - 1976

Midwifery, Western Hospital.

1961 - 1964

Nursing, Western Hospital, Melbourne.

Publications

 

Research is such an important aspect of improving outcomes for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. As professionals, further investigation enables us have an objective perspective on factors that may either inhibit or enhance a woman’s ability to breastfeed.

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PhD Thesis

A Retrospective, Cross-Sectional Study of an In-Home Breastfeeding Program.

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Literature Review

An account of significant events influencing Australian breastfeeding practice over the last 40 years.

READ LITERATURE REVIEW
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A Cross-Sectional Study

Potential predictors of nipple trauma from an in-home breastfeeding programme.

VIEW STUDY

Publications

 

Research is such an important aspect of improving outcomes for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. As professionals, further investigation enables us have an objective perspective on factors that may either inhibit or enhance a woman’s ability to breastfeed.

Theis Icon Hot Pink

 

PhD Thesis

A Retrospective, Cross-Sectional Study of an In-Home Breastfeeding Program.

VIEW THESIS

 

Literature Review

An account of significant events influencing Australian breastfeeding practice over the last 40 years.

READ LITERATURE REVIEW
Stack of books in hot pink

 

A Cross-Sectional Study

Potential predictors of nipple trauma from an in-home breastfeeding programme.

VIEW STUDY

The Thompson Method provides evidence-based education, gentle guidance, and 24/7 support so women can breastfeed for as long as they choose—confidence-full and pain-free.

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Other Resources
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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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The Thompson Method provides evidence-based education, gentle guidance, and 24/7 support so women can breastfeed for as long as they choose—confidence-full and pain-free.

Breastfeeding Programs
For Pregnant Women
For Breastfeeding Women
For Health Professionals
1:1 Breastfeeding Consultation
Get Certified
Gift Vouchers

Get to Know Us
Our Mission
The Thompson Method
3 Golden Hours
Dr Robyn Thompson
Reviews

Other Resources
Breastfeeding Guide
Help Centre
Download App
Blog
Contact


Need to speak to someone? Call Joanne Thompson on +61 419 315 948 or Private Message on Facebook.


Copyright © The Thompson Method. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy   |    Terms Of Use    |    Medical Disclaimer

Made with  đź–¤  by 4 Good