BAYSIDE COMMUNITY INFORMATION DIRECTORY

Australian Breastfeeding Association, Citywest Group

Operates from various locations in region

Phone: 02 8853 4900

Fax: 02 8850 2199

Mail: 81 Waratah St, Haberfield NSW 2045

Email:

Web: www.breastfeeding.asn.au/local/nsw/citywest-nsw

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Description: Our group has three main aims: to provide mother to mother breastfeeding/parenting support and information through our regular group meetings and the Associationís 24-hour free breastfeeding helpline; to provide reasonably priced breast pump hire; and to provide information about breastfeeding to prospective and new parents at community education forums. ABA is a not-for-profit organisation and local groups are run totally by volunteer mums and dads.

Hours: Group meetings: 10am-12pm on weekdays; 24/7 Breastfeeding Helpline (Counselling)

Fees: ABA annual membership and subscription to newsletter $70 ($55 concession). Attendance at local group activities free, however, membership is encouraged after attendance at 2+ meetings.

Contact: Branch Officer

Referral: None required

Disability Access: Yes (Most meeting venues are wheelchair accessible.)

Area Served: Sydney Inner West; Sydney Inner West HACC

Volunteering Note: Traineeships in Breastfeeding Counselling and Community Education, Cert IV qualifications offered while volunteering with the organisation. Many other opportunities to help at the local group level promote and protect breastfeeding in the community.

Keywords: Children and Families; Women; Support Groups; Parenting Skills; Pregnancy and Post Natal Services; Diet / Nutrition

Alternative Names: Australian Breastfeeding Association - Canada Bay Group

Parent Organisation: Australian Breastfeeding Association

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