Lactation Consultant

We are pleased to welcome Marney Kemmetmuller as our resident Lactation Consultant.

Marney now offers breastfeeding and parenting support services to our lovely community from our rooms at SPHC Sandgate.  She is a Registered Nurse, Midwife and an international board certified Lactation Consultant, with over 33 years of experience.

Her areas of interest include –
Lactation Preparation  –
Marney can work with you to find the best way for you and your family to work towards breastfeeding success. She can help you navigate the healthcare system and give you the tools to make your breastfeeding journey the best it can be.

Feeding Support –
From nipple and breast pain, to a fussy baby or possible tongue tie, Marney can help. She will listen to concerns and can carry out a physical assessment of you and your baby to help make feeding as great as it can possibly be.

Sleep Concerns –
Focusing on your needs as a family, Marney will take a full assessment of your concerns and goals. Using evidenced based and gentle options, she will give you an individualised plan to support both you and your baby in getting the rest you both need.

    Lactation Services

    Services include –

    • Antenatal Lactation Consultation
    • Postnatal Lactation Consultation
    • Sleep and Parenting Support

    Marney provides 90 minute consultations which allow for a full assessment of your concerns.
    At the completion of the consultation, you will be provided with a written care plan and a clear pathway to meeting your feeding and parenting goals.

    Hours are currently Thursday evening, Friday and Saturday morning.
    Further information can be found on her EMPOWERED LACTATION website.


    Antenatal Lactation Consultation – 90 mins… $150
    Postnatal Lactation Consultation – 90 mins… $150
    Sleep and Parenting Support – 90 mins……. $150


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    Marney’s passion is for you to be able to meet your goals as a parent. She has over 33 years of experience working with families and babies. As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), she is able to meet your breastfeeding and parenting needs.

    The IBCLC qualification requires specific study and commitment to evidence based practice in breastfeeding support. Marney has dedicated her professional career to being able to support you in your breastfeeding and parenting journey.


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