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Breastfeeding Support Services

Breastfeeding Support Services

Description of Service

Breastfeeding support is available for mothers experiencing any difficulties during their breastfeeding journey with an experienced Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). The service is available for women that have birthed at Western Health up until six (6) weeks of age.

Antenatal breastfeeding support classes are also available for Mothers wishing to learn about breastfeeding or Mothers who have previous breastfeeding concerns.


Maternity unit - Bacchus Marsh Hospital

29-35 Grant St Bacchus Marsh

How to get an appointment:

Referrals are accepted from General Practitioner's (GPs), Maternal Child Health Nurse (MCHN), Midwives and Self-Referrals via email: (Subject Heading Attention: Breastfeeding services) or voicemail: 53679873.


Antenatal breastfeeding classes may be arranged through the receptionist at your Antenatal clinic appointments

  • 10 Turner St Clinic
  • Melton Health

There is no cost to this service

Availability hours are Tuesdays and Fridays 8.00am - 4.30pm


Australian Breastfeeding Association

Breastfeeding hotline - 1800 686 268 (24 hour/day, 7 days/week)

Maternal and Child Health Help Line Phone: 13 22 29

APP - Breastfeeding How To

APP - Mum2mum


Melton Breastfeeding Support

Melton City Council

Referral source: GP/Self/MCHN

Referral email:

Phone enquiries: 9747-5462

Open to LGA residents


Moorabool Breastfeeding


Referral source: GP/Self/MCHN

Phone referral: 5366-7100

Open to LGA residents


Werribee Breastfeeding drop –in service

Rita Douglas Health Centre

Phone enquiries: 9742-8148

Open to all breastfeeding women


Macedon Ranges Maternal and Child Health Services

Cobaw Community Hub

Referral source: GP/Self/MCHN

Phone enquiries: 5422-0281


Open to LGA residents

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Western Health Foundation