About Us

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Diane is a nurse/midwife/lactation consultant. She has worked with women and their babies for over 3 decades. Her experience is extensive and includes working in the public hospital system as well as in the community. Her genuine passion and heart centred love for the work that has called her, has never waned. 

Her special areas of interest are premature babies, infant feeding and oral restrictions (tongue tie) and women experiencing anxiety and other mental health challenges. And yes, sometimes all three things do pop up in the one family!

Diane is also a Clinical Hypnotherapist and a passionate Childbirth Educator. She has married the two together and provides HypnoBirthing classes, which are even more popular now that the future Queen of England gently birthed her babies in this way. 










Hi, I am Diane and I am so happy to see you here. I would love to tell you a bit about us and show you around. 


The Milk Tree came about when new Mums living in the outer west of Melbourne, had been asking

for a different type of health care than what was on offer. Many had just had their baby and were challenged by all the conflicting information

they were being given about breastfeeding and early parenting. They wanted individualised and personalised care that addressed their very specific and unique needs. 


A new mum and her baby need to be close to

home in the first few weeks. Not in the car travelling

on our busy roads with a tiny baby. 

So The Milk Tree HOME VISIT was born. 

And it's popularity has not waned as I am now seeing 

the second and third babies born into The Milk Tree families all over the western suburbs.

It wasn't long before I introduced HypnoBirthing 

classes, prenatal breastfeeding planning, prenatal birth preferences planning and Hypnotherapy,


And as the needs of women change, I will continue to 

adapt and offer the services that most support them 

during what is the most transformative year of their



So how can I help you? 


I would be delighted if you would stay around and 

check out the services that I currently offer.

And when you are ready, reach out and we can chat.    I have so much to offer you. 







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