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Breastfeeding Support Services

Breastfeeding Support Services

Description of Service

Breastfeeding advice and support available to mothers with an experienced Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). All breastfeeding concerns addressed.

Location

Maternity unit - Bacchus Marsh Hospital

29-35 Grant St Bacchus Marsh

How to get an appointment:

Antenatal and postnatal mothers, families residing within the Moorabool Shire, women who have been booked to birth at Bacchus Marsh Hospital (even if transferred), babies under 3 months of age, hospital employees.

Access hours are Tuesdays and Fridays 8.00am - 4.30pm

Cost of this service is nil.

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

Resources

Australian Breastfeeding Association

www.breastfeeding.asn.au

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

Maternal and Child Health Help Line Phone: 13 22 29

www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/services-for-parents/Pages/mch.aspx

kellymom.com

breastfeedingonline.com

raisingchildren.net.au

www.ibconline.ca

thewomens.org.au

www.unicef.org.au

APP - Breastfeeding How To

APP - Mum2mum

 

Melton Breastfeeding Support

Melton City Council

Referral source: GP/Self/MCHN

Referral email: lactation@melton.vic.gov.au

Phone enquiries: 9747-5462

Open to LGA residents

 

Moorabool Breastfeeding

MCHN

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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