Breastfeeding Helpline (ABA)

About this service

Provides telephone advice and support to breastfeeding parents, providing information and reassurance to overcome common hurdles when breastfeeding. Also offers email response service to Australian Breastfeeding Association members (annual fee payable for membership).

    • Service name

      Breastfeeding Helpline (ABA)

    • Phone

      1800 686 268

    • Urgency levels

      Some Help, Just Curious

    • Service area

      Bayside City Council, City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

    • Service hours

      24 hour service - 7 days a week

    • Eligibility criteria

      Parents who are breastfeeding
      To use an interpreter, access the ABA helpline by contacting the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) or National Relay Service and ask to be transferred to the Breastfeeding Helpline

    • Interpreters

      Yes but requires booking in advance

    • Service type


    • Costs

      No Costs

    • Drop in service


More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

    • Participation length

      As Required

    • Participation type


    • Secondary consult


    • Staff profile

      Skilled Volunteers

    • Who can refer