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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 & Melton Regional Hospital

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 is nil.

In addition to Western Health, a number of breastfeeding support services exist across the Western cluster region. Please consider which location is most appropriate for a patient when selecting a Breastfeeding Support service.

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

Resources

24 hour telephone support - Australian Breastfeeding Association Phone: 1800 686

www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Maternal and Child Health Help Line Phone: 12 22 29

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

kellymom.com

breastfeedingonline.com

raisingchildren.net.au

thewomens.org.au

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Western Health Foundation