The Shepparton Group for the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) offers counselling, community education, electric breast pump hire and breastfeeding resources for loan.
The Australian Breastfeeding Association also offers a 24 hour Breastfeeding Support Helpline on 1800 686 268.
The Breastfeeding Support Service is for breastfeeding women. The service is a day stay unit that offers mothers support and advice relating to breastfeeding of their baby and settling techniques.
Staffed by qualified lactation consultants and in a friendly and caring environment, mothers spend the day in a comfortable home like setting receiving support and reassurance during their breastfeeding journey.
The Breastfeeding Support Service is located at GV Health (via the main hospital entrance), Graham Street Shepparton 3630.
Phone: (03) 5832 3451
The Breastfeeding Café has been set up to provide a comfortable place for mothers to:
When: Thursdays from 10.00am to 12.00pm
Where: Riverside Plaza Community Centre (located next door to Kialla Medical Centre)
For more information contact the Greater Shepparton Maternal and Child Health Service on (03) 5832 9312.
The Parent Child Program is a FREE service to help parents with children from Newborn to 4 years old. The service offers assistance with:
The program offers Daystay for 0-12 months and/or in Home Support for 0-4 years.
A Drop In Parenting Centre is also available Tuesday 1.30pm to 3.00pm and Wednesday 1.00pm to 3.00pm at 15 Welsford Street Shepparton.
FamilyCare can be contacted on (03) 5823 7000.