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Breastfeeding support during COVID-19

posted Mar 26, 2020, 10:58 PM by ABA Vic Branch

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic ABA has closed our breastfeeding drop-in at 3/71 Robinson St Dandenong. 
We are still doing breast pump hire, but only 10am-12noon Tues/Wed/Thurs. 
Our face-to-face Breastfeeding Education Classes are suspended but we are working on an online alternative which should be ready in a few weeks. Please contact us at vicadmin@breastfeeding.asn.au to be added to the waitlist for the online class. 
The National Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 686 268 and our text-based service LiveChat are operating as normal; Helpline is available 24/7 and LiveChat is 8-10pm Monday-Friday. 

Christmas opening hours 2019

posted Dec 3, 2019, 3:28 PM by ABA Vic Branch

The Breastfeeding Centre and Victorian Branch office of the Australian Breastfeeding Association will be closed from Thursday December 19th and will reopen at 10am on January 7th, 2019 at 10am.

The Breastfeeding Centre drop in days will recommence on Wednesday 8th January 2019 between 10am and 2pm. Drop in days will continue to be held on Wednesdays during 2019.

If you have a breastfeeding concern or enquiry, please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 686 268.

General breastfeeding information is available on the Association's website

Christmas opening hours 2018

posted Dec 19, 2018, 6:43 PM by ABA Vic Branch   [ updated Dec 19, 2018, 7:24 PM ]

The Breastfeeding Centre and Victorian Branch office of the Australian Breastfeeding Association will be closed from Thursday December 20th and will reopen at 10am on January 8th, 2019 at 10am.

The Breastfeeding Centre drop in days will recommence on Wednesday 9th January 2019 between 10am and 2pm. Drop in days will continue to be held on Wednesdays during 2019.

If you have a breastfeeding concern or enquiry, please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 686 268.

General breastfeeding information is available on the Association's website

Wednesday drop in service closed on Anzac Day

posted Apr 17, 2018, 5:51 PM by ABA Vic Branch

The Wednesday drop in at the Breastfeeding Centre in Dandenong will be closed on April 25th for the Anzac Day public holiday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you need breastfeeding assistance, please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268). The Breastfeeding Helpline is available 7 days a week. It is staffed by trained, volunteer counsellors who answer calls on a roster system in their own homes. 

Christmas opening hours 2017

posted Nov 29, 2017, 7:35 PM by ABA Vic Branch

The Breastfeeding Centre and Victorian Branch office of the Australian Breastfeeding Association will be closed from 4pm Thursday 21st December and will reopen on Wednesday 10th January 2017 at 10am.

The Breastfeeding Centre drop in days will recommence on Wednesday 10th January 2017 between 10am and 2pm. Drop in days will continue to be held on Wednesdays during 2017.

If you have a breastfeeding concern or enquiry, please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 686 268.

General breastfeeding information is available on the Association's website

Christmas 2016 Office Hours

posted Dec 13, 2016, 3:47 PM by ABA Vic Branch   [ updated Dec 14, 2016, 4:51 PM ]

The Breastfeeding Centre and Victorian Branch office of the Australian Breastfeeding Association will be closed from 12pm Thursday 22nd December and will reopen on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at 10am.

The Breastfeeding Centre drop in days will recommence on Wednesday 11th January 2017 between 10am and 2pm. Drop in days will continue to be held on Wednesdays during 2017.

If you have a breastfeeding concern or enquiry, please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 686 268.

General breastfeeding information is available on the Association's website

Come and see us at the Special Edition Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo

posted Feb 2, 2016, 4:59 PM by ABA Vic Branch

We will be at the Special Edition Edition Pregnancy, Babies and Children's Expo on February 27 & 28 and would love to see you there too!

Click on the photo below to grab yourself a free entry ticket and save $20!



We will be at stand F18 - see you there!!

Christmas 2015 Office Hours

posted Dec 22, 2015, 7:42 PM by ABA Vic Branch

The Breastfeeding Centre and Victorian Branch office of the Australian Breastfeeding Association will be closed from 4pm Wednesday 23rd December and will reopen on Thursday 7th January 2016 at 10am.

The Breastfeeding Centre drop in days will recommence on Wednesday 13th January 2016 between 10am and 2pm. Drop in days will continue to be held on Wednesdays during 2016.

If you have a breastfeeding concern or enquiry please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 686 268.

General breastfeeding information is available on the Association's website

Melbourne Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo

posted Sep 7, 2015, 5:19 PM by ABA Vic Branch   [ updated Sep 7, 2015, 5:23 PM ]

Friday 16th – Sunday 18th October 2015

The Australian Breastfeeding Association will be at the Melbourne Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo on the from Friday 16th October to Sunday 18th October 2015 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre South Wharf.  Come by Stand N42 to chat to one of our Breastfeeding Counsellors about our services, local group support, or if you have any breastfeeding questions. You can also book in for one of our Breastfeeding Education Classes on the day. Free tickets are available from the PBC Expo site here.


Membership Price Increase from 1st July 2015

posted Jun 29, 2015, 8:02 PM by ABA Vic Branch

Membership price will increase to $70 per annum for the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

You will still get the amazing value from our memberships including:
  • A welcoming gift copy of "Breastfeeding Naturally" valued at $34.95
  • Access to an antenatal Breastfeeding Education Class
  • Email counselling
  • Essence Magazing every 3 months
  • Member eNewsletter
  • Saving via My ABA Savings
  • Half price breast pump hire
  • Local group support and much more.
Find out more here: Why Join ABA?

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