Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Breastfeeding support

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There is no doubt that breastfeeding is natural. However, the early days are a learning period for both mother and baby. Having the right support can make the establishment of breastfeeding go far more smoothly. On this page we have collated lots of different types of support that you might find helpful.

Support Groups

The following organisations provide breastfeeding support

Breastfeeding Education

Courses to help get breastfeeding off the right start:

Professional Help

A lactation consultant (IBCLC) helps resolve breastfeeding or lactation problems, teach the art of breastfeeding, assist mothers to develop and improve their mothering skills and provide an ongoing support system for them both. For lactation consultant services visit our lactation services page.


The following Australian and International Links are for the peak breastfeeding associations: