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Breastfeeding Support

South Australian Breastfeeding Support Services

Telephone support

Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) www.breastfeeding.asn.au
National Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 Mum to Mum 1800 686 268

  • Telephone Counselling  / Email Counselling / In person at group meetings
  • 7 days a week. ABA breastfeeding counsellors are all volunteers and answering calls in their own homes
  • Their area of expertise is breastfeeding management
  • Counsellors are not medically trained and cannot give medical advice.

Parent Helpline 1300 364 100 (local call cost within South Australia)
Provided by the Women's and Children's Health Network

  • 7 days a wee
  • Available to parents of children from birth to 12 years who live anywhere in South Australia.

Other support

Organisation When Professional support Eligibility criteria Contact/

Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS)
Venues throughout South Australia

Mon-Fri  metropolitan & country venues.

Clinic: breastfeeding support (any age baby).

Day Service / Torrens House 
Parents of babies 0-12 months old

CaFHS nurses

(CaFHS nurses may also be Midwives and/or Lactation Consultants)

Clinic services: No referral required but essential to book.

Day service / Torrens House 
requires a referral from CaFHS clinic staff

All Clinic Services  essential to book
1300 733 606

Women's & Children's Hospital (WCH)
North Adelaide
1st Floor, Parent Education Room
Queen Victoria Building

Antenatal education
Thurs 9.30 – 11.00

Facilitated by Midwife who may also be a
Lactation Consultant

All mothers welcome

No booking required

(08) 8161 7571

Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) Elizabeth Vale

Tuesday and Thursday 
8.30am – 5pm

 Midwife/Lactation Consultants (Phone Counselling anytime 8182 9380)

All breastfeeding mothers of babies up to 8 weeks old

(08) 8182 9380 
Essential to book

Health Service.

Arrange via Midwife


All breastfeeding mothers of babies up to 6 weeks of age

(08) 8521 2011

Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) Post natal (Ward 4C) Bedford Park

Tuesday, Thursday Friday and alternate Mondays

Midwife / Lactation Consultant.

Only breastfeeding mothers who have given birth at FMC with babies up to 6 weeks of age

(08) 8204 4216 Essential to book

Medical Practitioner Lactation Consultants (LC's or IBCLC's) are specialists in lactation management
Adelaide Health Care,
43 Carrington Street
M. McCaul GP/LC
J. Chan GP
T. Moore Midwife/LC
Mother and Baby Clinic
Wednesday mornings mornings and alternate Thursday mornings
(08) 8410 0774

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This list may not be an accurate reflection of all current GP/LC's and services in South Australia as:

  • keeping the list updated relies on notification of changes / additions
  • not all who are GP/LC's wish to be included in the list (Some may not have the capacity to accept new patients.)

Private Lactation Consultants in SA are listed at http://www.lcanz.org/find-a-lactation-consultant.
SA Breastfeeding Support Services is updated annually and can be downloaded or printed from this page.

Please submit any additions/amendments to belinda.biddle@sa.gov.au prior to 15 April 2020.

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