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DR KAVITA KRISHNAN

Nurturing

(noun)
Providing care, support, and encouragement to promote the growth, development, and well-being of someone.

CLINICAL EXPERTISE

Dr Kavita Krishnan is a medical doctor who specialises in maternal and infant health, providing holistic, patient centred support. She has over 15 years experience as a doctor, first working in Paediatrics, before moving to General Practice. She is dedicated to improving antenatal breastfeeding & infant education to empower parents to make informed choices.

 

BREASTFEEDING EXPERT

Dr Kavita is also passionate about improving breastfeeding support and education. She is a Lactation Consultant, certified in the Thompson Breastfeeding method and is a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She is experienced in the model of Neuroprotective Developmental Care and is a Possums NDC Practitioner.

 

Breastfeeding  issues and baby’s weight were often triggers for maternal postpartum depression and anxiety. Using her medical knowledge and deep sense of empathy, Dr Kavita creates a caring and supportive environment where families can feel supported as they navigate the challenges of early parenthood.

EMPOWER THROUGH EVIDENCE

She has helped thousands of families over the years with evidence based information, support, knowledge, and guidance. She wants to empower and help parents regain confidence in their own skills as they embark upon the journey of parenthood.

  • Standardised lactation training for midwives and doctors
  • Free evidence based online resources for new parents
  • Establishing a doctor led lactation clinic attached to a maternity hospital

THE DETAILS

expert offering

Expert Commentary:

  • Advice for New Mothers / Parents
  • Infant Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Maternal Health
  • Prenatal Health
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnancy
  • General Medicine & Health

Brand Partnerships – Parenting brands, Postpartum brands, Motherhood brands, Health brands.

ACCREDITATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Diploma of Child Health, UNSW
  • Neuroprotective Developmental Care (NDC) / Possums Program
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
  • Bachelor of Arts

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