Blue Mountains Community Directory

Blue Mountains Community Directory

Australian Breastfeeding Association, Lower Blue Mountains Group

Operates from various locations in region

Phone: 02 4751 6324; 0406 509 620

Mail: c/- 21 Pitt St, Springwood NSW 2777

Email:

Web: www.bluemountainsaba.com

Description: Meets between Lapstone and Faulconbridge. Volunteer run support group for mums, babies and their families. Trained breastfeeding counsellors and community educators facilitate discussion meetings, provide information within the group and wider community (e.g. schools, health clinics). Breast pump hire is available.

Hours: Twice monthly meetings usually on a Tues and Thurs 10-12. Contact for meeting details

Fees: Membership $70 per year, $55 Concession, First 3 meetings free

Contact: 1800 686 268 (24 hour Breastfeeding Helpline)

Disability Access: Yes (Depends on location of meeting)

Area Served: Blue Mountains (Lapstone to Faulconbridge)

Languages (other than English): Interpreter services available. Breastfeeding literature available in several languages and in formats for the visually impaired.

Volunteering Note: Volunteer counsellors welcome. Training available in Certificate IV in Breastfeeding Education (Counselling) and Certificate IV in Breastfeeding Education (Community)

Keywords: Children and Families; Women; Pregnancy and Post Natal Services; Equipment Hire; Support Groups; Parenting Skills; Pregnancy Counselling; Health Information Services; Counselling Volunteers

Parent Organisation: Australian Breastfeeding Association

© Blue Mountains Library [37122] Last Full Review: 13Sep17

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