Jane Svensson is Health Education Coordinator at the Royal Hospital for Women and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Technology. Jane has designed and facilitated a wide range of birth, parenting and women's health programs since completing a Masters in Public Health in 1991. She has been training antenatal and parenting educators as a consultant for 12 years, is co-author of Effective Antenatal Education and principal author of Breastfeeding and you: a handbook for antenatal educators. Jane is a past president of the National Association of Childbirth Educators, and currently the chairperson of the NACE Further Education Sub-Committee. In 2005 Jane completed her doctorate entitled Antenatal Education: Meeting Consumer Needs. A Study in Health Services Development.