Dr Pamela Douglas
Dr Pamela Douglas is Founder and Medical Director of The Possums Clinic and Possums for Parents with Babies. She has been a GP since 1987, and developed the Neuroprotective Developmental Care (NDC) or Possums programs out of her clinical experience and 20 years of research with various Australian and international teams. She first qualified as an International Board Certified Lactation consultant in 1994, and established the Possums Clinic in Brisbane in 2011.
Ms Renee Keogh
Renee Keogh is a Registered Nurse, accredited in Neuroprotective Developmental Care ('the Possums programs') and Lactation Consultant with seventeen years experience working in Neonatal Intensive Care units in Sydney, Canberra and Darwin.Renee aims to empower parents by offering clinical assistance, information and support. She offers holistic care not just for breastfeeding problems, but also for problems of unsettled infant behavior, feeds and sleep throughout the first year of life.
Dr Amy Alldis
Dr Amy is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Dr Amy is passionate about women's health and paediatrics having completed a Diploma in Child Health, achieved accreditation in the Neuroprotective Developmental Care Program. She has special skills in breastfeeding medicine, unsettled infant behaviour, infant sleep, maternal mental health problems, antenatal care and antenatal education. Having personal experience with Neuroprotective Developmental Care and how it can revolutionise life.
Ms Rebecca Cavallaro
Bekki is a passionate and dedicated midwife and experienced IBCLC. She originally trained as a registered nurse, neonatal intensive-care nurse and registered midwife in Australia, before completing her Masters of Midwifery and practicing in the NHS system in the UK. Contributing to evidence-based, quality care is a life-long commitment for Bekki. She has dedicated many years to managing clinical midwifery research centres, both in the UK (at Imperial College, London) and in Australia (at the Mater Mothers Hospital).
Dr Kathryn Franks (Katie)
Dr Katie received her medical degree from James Cook University, Townsville in 2013. Following graduation, she relocated to Brisbane to commence her internship at Mater Health Services. She then completed 3 years of hospital residency, gaining experience in obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics / neonatology, emergency medicine and internal medicine. Dr Katie commenced specialist GP training in 2018 and received her fellowship with RACGP in 2020.
Dr Lauren Wilson
Dr Lauren Wilson completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Queensland in biomedical science and developmental biology, before moving to Griffith University to complete her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of surgery. She completed her residency at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital and Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (now Queensland Children’s Hospital), spending extended time working in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics and completing diplomas in both fields.
Ms Sian Michalk
Sian is a Registered Midwife (RM) and Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and is working towards NDC accreditation. Sian is mother to her teenage daughter.
Sian is passionate about supporting families so that they can enjoy their journey whatever season of life they are in. Please text 0424 150 031.