Lois Wattis is a Registered Nurse/Midwife, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Fellow of the Australian College of Midwives. Working in both hospital and community settings, Lois has enhanced her midwifery skills and expertise by providing women-centred care to thousands of mothers and babies, including more than 50 women who chose to give birth at home while she was practising as a Community Midwife (IPM)
Lois is eminently qualified to offer advice and support to new parents via her New Baby 101 resources. Lois is the author of numerous articles and professional guidelines which have been published in parenting magazines and midwifery journals in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. All advice provided in New Baby 101 is based on reliable evidence and research, and Lois’s common-sense approach will both inform and reassure parents as they gain new skills and confidence during the first few months of baby’s life.
Lois’ passionate approach to birth and breastfeeding nurtures women’s inborn mothering instincts, supporting and enabling them to make informed choices from Birthjourney to Babymoon.
Lois has acquired broad experience as an independently practising midwife, and works in a specialist Lactation Consultancy role as well as running her private practice “Babymoon Home Visits” on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Lois has worked for decades as a specialist Lactation Consultant in maternity hospital settings, developing her exceptional experience base to assist breastfeeding mothers and babies.
RN, CM, IBCLC, FACM
* To read Lois’ most recent articles view the MEDIA page on this site.