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  • The University of Western Australia (M315), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Key research areas cover two projects:

The conceptualisation and development of an online lactation care support system (LactaMap) to assist with the medical care of mothers and infants experiencing difficulty with lactation.

The development of an online lactation glossary for science and medicine, LactaPedia.

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Lactation Medicine & Life Sciences
Milk Medicine & Life Sciences
Mothers Medicine & Life Sciences
Infant Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Guidelines Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Chemical Compounds
Medicine Medicine & Life Sciences
Continuity of Patient Care Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2018 2019

LactaMap: An online lactation care support system

Boss, M. (ed.) & Hartmann, P. (ed.), 26 Mar 2019, Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation.

Research output: Other contribution

How Breastfeeding Works: Anatomy and Physiology of Human Lactation

Boss, M. & Hartmann, P., Sep 2018, Breastfeeding and Breast Milk - From Biochemistry to Impact. 1 ed. Stuttgart: Georg Thieme Verlag, p. 39-75

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

LactaMap: A new approach to lactation care

Boss, M., 12 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Research Personnel
Practice Guidelines

LactaPedia: A glossary of lactation for science and medicine

Boss, M. & Hartmann, P., 1 Aug 2018

Research output: Non-traditional research outputWeb publication/site

Common Factors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Normal Human Lactation: closing the gap

Boss, M., Gardner, H. & Hartmann, P., 20 Jun 2018, In : F1000Research. 7, 801.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Continuity of Patient Care

Projects 2013 2019



Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Editorial activity

University of Western Australa (Publisher)

Melinda Boss (Editor)
1 Aug 2018

Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity

Press / Media

Online 'map' to support breastfeeding mums

Melinda Boss


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

What's a breastfeed?

Melinda Boss


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

LactaPedia takes the guesswork out of breastfeeding

Melinda Boss


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media