MBBS, FRACGP, IBCLC, MPH, DCH, DCBT, BSc(Nurs),
GC Onc/Haem, GCB
NDC (Neuroprotective Developmental Care)
Adjunct Clinical Lecturer at University of Notre Dame
School of Medicine (UNDS SOM)
Trauma Informed Practitioner
Dr Melody Jackson is a General Practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC),
based in Bella Vista, Sydney.
She completed her medical degree at University of Notre Dame, Sydney, and a Master of Public Health at University of Sydney, before working at Westmead Public Hospital as a junior doctor. Here, she developed a keen interest in women’s health, mental health, and antenatal and postnatal care of both mothers and babies. She completed the Diploma of Child Health and the Diploma of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (counselling) during these years and enjoys looking after a wide range of general practice presentations. She is currently studying a Postgraduate Certificate of Traumatic Stress studies.
After a challenging time breastfeeding her first child, Melody became passionate about helping other women through this time of enormous change.
Melody has gained accreditation in Neuroprotective Developmental Care of the Infant under Dr Pamela Douglas from the Possums Clinic in Queensland in 2019. This program is an evidence-based program and clinic designed and run by Dr. Pamela Douglas (GP, IBCLC, researcher and author).
In her spare time, Melody enjoys theatre, music, and above all spending time with her husband and two young children.
Fellow of Royal Australian College of GPs (FRACGP)
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)
Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA Professional)
Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand (LCANZ)
International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA)
Institute for Breastfeeding and Lactation Education (IABLE)
World Association of Infant Mental Health (WAIMH)
RN, RM, IBCLC
Terri is a Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife and
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC),
based in Bella Vista, Sydney, and consulting at both Bella Vista and in client's homes.
Terri started her nursing career at RPA Hospital, Sydney, as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Specialist in the field of neuroscience over 20 years ago. Developing a strong interest in paediatrics and pregnancy, Terri obtained her Midwifery degree through University of Sydney and then went on to work at King George V Hospital.
After moving to Queensland, she continued to work in maternity and received a Post Graduate Certificate in Special Care Nursery, working with premature and unwell babies and their parents. During this time, Terri also became a mother to three gorgeous girls, with whom she had difficulty with breastfeeding and all things baby as a new Mum. This is where her increased interest to obtain her lactation qualification heightened, in order to try and assist other Mums.
While working with Mums and Bubs over the last seven years, she obtained her International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) qualification.