Helping you help mothers and babies
Are you planning to train as an ABA volunteer Breastfeeding Counsellor or Educator?
Keep up-to-date on the latest breastfeeding information, research and management techniques. Your professional membership includes:
Breastfeeding Review journal
ABA's peer-reviewed scientific journal mailed to you three times per year. Breastfeeding Review features original research papers, scientific findings, case studies, analysis of hot topics, reviews and letters.
Member-only online access to full research paper PDFs.
Original articles, research summaries, topical issues and media commentary to help you stay up-to-date and understand the latest in breastfeeding research and management.
eNewsletters will contain a new Fact Sheet for you to use in your day to day practice (these are also available to non-members).
Member-only feature articles, research summaries will be archived and tagged for when you need to do a 'topic search'.
Essence magazine will be available to you in hard copy and via an online link four times/year. Opt out available. Hard copy only delivered within Australia.
Important issue alerts
Sometimes you need the facts on a new issues, right now. If an important event or issue occurs our staff will alert you with expert commentary and background information.
As a health professional, you strive to provide the best service to the mothers in your care. ABA's Scientific Information Officers are here to support you in your role by providing easily-accessible information and answers to your specialised questions. Your membership includes:
Unlimited consultations with expert staff
The highly experienced Scientific Information Officers in our Breastfeeding Information & Research team provide expert assistance with your queries and are available via an online members-only contact form.
The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a Registered Training Organisation and provides nationally-recognised education for health professionals. Education that allows you to not only enhance your skills, but earn professional development points (PDPs) such as CERPs, MidPLUS and RACGP. Your membership includes:
You need the latest resources so you can give the best service to your clients or study for further education. Professional membership allows you to save on professional texts hand out material and more.
For Organisations and Institutions
For organisations and institutions please be aware that at this time we only have an individual membership. We are hoping to develop an institutional membership later this year. We would love to hear how we can incorporate your needs into our package. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to commence this conversation.
In the meantime those organisations/institutions who are pre-existing members please note the below table to see your inclusions.
|A 'member' (paid)||Institution interim plan|
|Monthly newsletter with member only inclusions such as fully referenced feature article and summaries of latest breastfeeding related research.||Yes - although you will only have one log in for our member only features at this stage including Breastfeeding Review online access.|
|Stay in touch with News Alerts||Yes|
|Access to discounted Online Education Modules (with CPD/CERP) - 1 module included annually.||1 staff member|
|Breastfeeding Review - Online access to research papers and hard copy x 3/yr||Yes x 1 copy|
|Online and hard copy (Australian postal addresses only) Essence.||Yes x 1 copy|
|Discounted registrations for ABA Events||Only up to three staff will have access to discounted registration for ABA event|
|Access to Scientific Information Officer for queries||Yes|
|Discount on resources - 20% off Breastfeeding Management Australia, 10% off ABA shop via email@example.com||Yes for your organisation only, not individual employees.|