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A student midwife in the UK in the 1980s, Kate commenced midwifery in Sydney, Australia in 1986. The family moved to Newcastle, New South Wales and for seven years Kate was a member of a Midwifery Group Practice, providing publicly funded homebirth as well as birth and lactation support for women in hospital.

She works as a lactation consultant and privately practicing midwife both in hospital and community settings. She has a Master of Midwifery and is taking a year off clinical midwifery to advance her PhD studies.