Thorley, Virginia Mother to Mother: The history of the Queensland branch of the Australian Breastfeeding Association, 1969 - 2009. Australia: Australian Breastfeeding Association, 2009.
Thorley, Virginia (2012). Introduction: Mother support as step 10 of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. In Virginia Thorley and Melissa Clark Vickers (Ed.), The 10th step and beyond: Mother support for breastfeeding (pp. 13-22) Amarillo, TX, United States: Hale Publishing.
Thorley, Virginia (2012). Mother support as part of the self-help and mutual aid movement: Historical overview. In Virginia Thorley and Melissa Clark Vickers (Ed.), The 10th step and beyond: Mother support for breastfeeding (pp. 35-43) Amarillo, TX, United States: Hale Publishing.
Thorley, Virginia (2012). Sustainability: why good programs fail and what we need to know. In Virginia Thorley and Melissa Clark Vickers (Ed.), The 10th step and beyond: Mother support for breastfeeding (pp. 211-218) Amarillo, TX, United States: Hale Publishing.
Thorley, Virginia (2011). Middle-class mothers as activists for change: The Australian Breastfeeding Association. In Andrea O’Reilly (Ed.), The 21st century motherhood movement: Mothers speak out on why we need to change the world and how to do it (pp. 219-232) Toronto, Canada: Demeter Press.
Thorley, Virginia and Sioda, Tomasz (2016) Selection criteria for wet-nurses: Ancient recommendations that survived across time. Breastfeeding Review, 24 3: 13-24.
Thorley, Virginia (2016) Milk kinship and implications for human milk banking: a review. Women's Health Bulletin, . doi:10.17795/whb-36897
Thorley, Virginia (2016) 'School Milk' in the Context of the Australian Dairy Industry. Rural History, 27 1: 103-117. doi:10.1017/S0956793315000187
Thorley, Virginia (2015) A mother, yet not ‘mother’: the occupation of wet-nursing. Journal of Family Studies, 21 3: 305-323. doi:10.1080/13229400.2015.1108993
Thorley, Virginia (2015) The Tenth Step of the BFHI: what midwives need to know about optimal support for mothers, post-discharge. Midwifery, 31 9: 829-833. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2015.06.006
Thorley, Virginia (2015) Free Supplies and the Appearance of Endorsement: Distribution of Tobacco to Soldiers and Artificial Infant Formula to New Mothers. Journal of Human Lactation, 31 2: 213-215. doi:10.1177/0890334414567776
Thorley, Virginia (2014) Milk siblingship, religious and secular: history, applications, and implications for practice. Women and Birth, 27 4: e16-e19. doi:10.1016/j.wombi.2014.09.003
Thorley, Virginia (2014) ‘There is absolutely NO SUBSTITUTE for fresh milk’: dairy marketing in Australia, twentieth century. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 2 2: 1-14.
Thorley, Virginia (2014) Assumptions and advice: mothers and Queensland well-baby clinics. A review. Breastfeeding Review, 22 1: 23-30.
Thorley, Virginia (2014) Ribbens McCarthy, J., Doolittle, M., and Day Sclater, S. (2012) Understanding Family Meanings: A Reflective Text. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, 5 1: 335-336.
Thorley, Virginia (2014) Australian school milk schemes to 1974: for the benefit of whom?. Health and History, 16 2: 63-86. doi:10.5401/healthhist.16.2.0063
Thorley, Virginia (2012) Accounts of infant-feeding advice received by mothers: Queensland, Australia, 1945-1965. Nursing Reports, 2 1: e12-1-e12-9. doi:10.4081/nursrep.2012.e12
Thorley, Virginia (2012) Human milk banking in the volunteer sector: Policy development and actuality in 1970s Australia. Midwifery, 28 2: 247-251. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2011.02.001
Thorley, Virginia (2012) Mothers' experiences of sharing breastfeeding or breastmilk, part 2: The early 21st century. Nursing Reports, 2 1: 4-12. doi:10.4081/nursrep.2012.e2
Thorley, Virginia (2009) Mothers' experiences of sharing breastfeeding or breastmilk co-feeding in Australia 1978-2008. Breastfeeding Review, 17 1: 9-18.
Thorley, Virginia (2009) Guidelines to improve maternity practices and support breast-feeding are readily available. Southern Medical Journal, 102 2: 222-223. doi:10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181898802
Thorley, Virginia (2008) Sharing breastmilk: Wet nursing, cross-feeding and milk donations. Breastfeeding Review: Journal of The Australian Breastfeeding Association, 16 1: 25-29.
Virginia Thorley (2008) Online Materials Provided to Public by Mother-Support Groups in Breastfeeding: Observations on Readability and Access. International Journal of Self Help and Self Care, 4 1-2: 69-77.
Thorley, V. (2008) Breasts for hire and shared breastfeeding: Wet nursing and cross feeding in Australia, 1900-2000. Health and History: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, 10 1: 88-109.
Thorley, V. G. (2006) Readability of selected breastfeeding information for mothers: Early twenty-first centure. Birth Issues, 15 2: 47-53.
Thorley, V. G. (2005) Review of No ''one right way'': A handbook for parents - nurturing your new baby in the first three months of life by R Lipsett. Journal of Human Lactation, 21 3: 268-268.
Thorley, V. G. (2005) Latch and the fear response: Overcoming an obstacle to successful breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Review, 13 1: 9-11.
Thorley, V. G. (2005) Breast hypoplasia and breastfeeding: A case history. Breastfeeding Review, 13 2: 13-16.
Thorley, Virginia (2005) Mothers' behavior that undermines breastfeeding latch: The fear response. Journal of Human Lactation, 21 3: 243-244. doi:10.1177/0890334405278493
Thorley, V. G. (2004) Reading and understanding research for evidence-based practice. I L C A Globe, web based 1-13.
Thorley, V. G. (2004) Readability of selected breastfeeding information for mothers: Late 20th century. Birth Issues, 13 1: 11-17.
Thorley, V. G. (2003) Commercial interests and advice on infant feeding: Marketing to mothers in postwar Queensland. Heath and History: Journal of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, 5 1: 65-89.
Thorley, V. G. (2003) Printed advice on initiating and maintaining breastfeeding in mid-20th-century Queensland. Journal of Human Lactation, 19 1: 77-89. doi:10.1177/0890334402239738
Thorley, Virginia G. (2002) Maternal dietary advice as an artifact of time and culture: Post-world war II Queensland, Australia. Breastfeeding Review, 10 1: 25-29.
Thorley, Virginia (2001) Volunteerism and government policy in infant welfare in Queensland, Australia, 1931-1961: Working round the ban. International Journal of Self-Help and Self-Care, 1 4: 345-352.
Thorley, V. (2001) Midwives, trainees and mothers: Maternity hospital conditions in postwar Queensland. Birth Issues, 10 3/4: 101-106.
Thorley, V. (2001) Softly, softly: How the Mothercraft Association of Queensland coexisted with government policy, 1931-1961. Health and History, 3 2: 80-93.
Thorley, Virginia (2000) Inventing Maternity: Politics, Science, and Literature (1650-1865). Journal of Human Lactation, 16 3: 248-249. doi:10.1177/089033440001600317
Thorley, V. (2000) Complementary and competing roles of volunteers and professionals in the breastfeeding field. International Journal of Self Help and Self Care, 1 2: 131-179.
Phillips, Virginia (1992) Correcting faulty suck: tongue protrusion and the breastfed infant. Medical Journal of Australia, 156 7: 508-508.
Phillips, Virginia (1992) Language, culture identity and empowerment in the dominant culture. Aboriginal Child at School, 20 2: 25-30.
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Phillips, Virginia (1990) The Aboriginal and Islander student in the classroom. The Aboriginal Child at School, 18 4: 36-46.
Phillips, Virginia (1985) Facilities for working mothers to breastfeed children. Breastfeeding Review, 1 7: 28-30.
Phillips, Virginia (1978) 'Brought Up by Hand': Dickens's Pip, Little Paul Dombey and Oliver Twist. Dickensian, 74 386: 144-147.
Thorley, Virginia (2013). Breastmilk feeding: from necessity for a few to life choice. Implications and ethics. In: ILCA 2013: International Lactation Consultant Association Conference & Annual Meeting, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (). 25-28 July, 2013.
Thorley, V. (2001). Past, present and future: Moving from the authority of the guru to evidence-based practice. In: L. Huxley and W. Brodribb, Breastfeeding: Ancient Art, Modern Miracle. Conference papers, September 2001. International Breastfeeding Conference, Brisbane, (26-32). 13-15 September.
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