Andreja Tekauc Golob

AndrejaDr. Tekauc Golob is paediatrician, working as a neonatologist in the Perinatal department of University Clinic for Gynecology and Perinatology in Maribor, Slovenia. She is a teacher of Pediatrics at Faculty of Medicine, University of Maribor. She finished her postgraduate doctoral study in 2010 and is in the process of preparing her doctoral dissertation. She is a Member of the Ministry of Health working group for breastfeeding strategy, a Member of the Executive National Board for Gynecology and Perinatology and Member of the National Neonatology Section. In 2015 she received the laureate “Primarius” from Slovenian Ministry of Health. Her interest for breastfeeding began when she joined the National Committee for Promoting Breastfeeding in Baby-Friendly Hospitals in 1996. In 1998 she became the UNICEF International assessor of Baby friendly hospitals. She received her IBCLC certification in 2001. She counsels and advises mother from all over Slovenia on a daily basis. She also gives lectures on newborns and breastfeeding in a course for new parents and many educational lectures and papers from the field of breastfeeding for health care providers in Slovenia and Croatia.