Prof Della Forster

Della has a joint appointment as Professor of Midwifery and Maternity Services Research at Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University, and the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne. Her research focuses on three key areas - models of care, breastfeeding and perinatal mental health. She has conducted a number of large randomised controlled trials related to maternity care provision, and her main aim is to improve outcomes for mothers and babies.