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LACTAMAP GOES LIVE: FREE LACTATION CARE SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS NOW AVAILABLE

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LactaMap – An online lactation care support system, provides medical practitioners with evidence-based information to help them resolve lactation challenges and support breastfeeding mothers and their infants at the point of care.

LactaMap content was researched and developed by the LactaResearch Group at The University of Western Australia (UWA), under the leadership of Senior Research Fellow Melinda Boss and Emeritus Professor Peter Hartmann. The resource was brought online with support from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF), and was officially launched by UWA and FLRF during the March 2019 Breastfeeding Innovations Team webinar, hosted by Leith Greenslade of JustActions.org.

Containing over 100 evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, LactaPedia (a glossary of lactation for science and medicine), and over 20 information sheets that can be printed or emailed to patients, LactaMap will soon be available as an offline-accessible app. You can discover more about the free resource here, and keep current on related developments by subscribing to our newsletter.

LactaMap guidelines have been appraised against the Agree II Instrument, the international gold standard for practice guidelines evaluation and development. LactaMap is a trademark of the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation.