Breastfeeding and support

Council offers breastfeeding support with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant ( IBCLC) or Breast Feeding Support Nurse, to all mothers living in the municipality.

Support is free: Simply attend the drop in service every Thursday ( no appointment necessary)

One to one support may include a consultation at a Maternal and Child Health Centre or a home visit ( to eligible families), call 9747 5462 to book.

Drop in Breast Feeding Support Service
(Every Thursday)

This is a free service! No appointment necessary.

Drop in locations and dates

Breastfeeding Drop In Service flyer 2019(PDF, 308KB)

Caroline Springs

Springside Children and Community Centre - Lakes Room
22-50 Becca Way, Caroline Springs
Every Thursday: 10:30am to 12:30pm

Melton

Melton Library & Learning Hub - Corr Room
31 McKenzie Street, Melton
Every Thursday: 10:30am to 12:30pm

For more information contact Breast Feeding Support Services on 9747 5462 or via email lactation@melton.vic.gov.au

Please check the brochure below for more information on breastfeeding support and information.

Breastfeeding Support and Information(PDF, 384KB)

Breast feeding tips(PDF, 366KB)

For other assistance:

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Call “1800 mum 2 mum” or 1800 686 268.

MCH 24hr helpline 13 22 29