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Breastfeeding Education Class - Hamilton (now online)

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Antenatal breastfeeding class. Interactive 3-4h workshop: learn and practice holding baby, feeding cues, troubleshooting tips, & more.

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Our classes are exclusive to new or existing Australian Breastfeeding Association members. The cost of the class is only $20.00 + booking fee, plus membership if you haven't yet joined. If you are not a member please join prior to booking at https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/membership/individual

You might like to apply for funding to cover this class. See our grant application form for more details - https://s.surveyplanet.com/VXydYcAwP

Having a Baby? Have you got questions about Breastfeeding?

Come to our relaxed information-packed sessions, for expectant parents and learn about the best start you can give your baby. Although breastfeeding is natural and best for babies and mothers, it doesn't always come easily and is a learned art. Most women given time and support can, and do, breastfeed. Our aim is to provide expectant parents with confidence to successfully breastfeed their babies.

Our courses are designed for expectant and new parents to prepare for the vital days, weeks and months after their baby's birth. We encourage parents to attend while pregnant or early after the birth. These sessions aim to expand upon the knowledge gained at antenatal classes, to give up-to-date information and insights into breastfeeding a baby and parenting in the early days.

My baby is due in the next few weeks. The class I want says it is fully booked! HELP!

Please book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited and classes fill up quickly. We are generally not able to take extra people and do not hold waiting lists for fully booked classes. However, your local group of the Australian Breastfeeding Association may have upcoming meetings you can attend before your baby is due.

PLACES ARE LIMITED SO EARLY REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED

Registration and membership includes:

  • Approx 3-4 hour workshop-style class, including time for refreshments
  • Complimentary handout material
  • One-year membership of the Australian Breastfeeding Association, which includes the book Breastfeeding ... naturally, valued at $35.00
  • Introduction to your local ABA network of discussions and other services for pregnant and new parents
  • One year subscription to Australian Breastfeeding Association magazine "Essence"
  • 50% discount on breast pump hire rates

By booking a class you agree that we may contact you for research and quality improvement purposes. Please email vicadmin@breastfeeding.asn.au if you do not wish to be contacted.

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The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia's largest breastfeeding information and support service. Breastfeeding is a practical, learned skill and ABA helps more than 80,000 mothers each year.

Are you looking for antenatal Breastfeeding Education? ABA's online classes, and face-to-face classes when they are permitted, are listed here:

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/breastfeeding-education-classes

Our network of local groups hold breastfeeding support meetings and social catch-ups for ABA members (non-members are welcome to attend a meeting to decide whether they would like to join). You can find your local group here:

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/contacts/groups

For breastfeeding counselling, call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 1800 686 268.

For other enquiries, contact ABA Vic Branch office on 03 9791 4644 during office hours (Tuesday - Thursday from 10am to 4pm) or vicadmin@breastfeeding.asn.au .

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