Keeping your baby cool in the heat

In most areas of Australia, we face periods of hot weather - particularly during summer. This can be exhausting for everyone, however babies and mothers need special attention in extremes of temperature to ensure that they are comfortable and well hydrated. Read more

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Essence is ABA's regular member magazine. In the Essence issues you can read about informed birth planning, wonder weeks and medication safety when breastfeeding, plus more.

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Lactation consultant, breastfeeding counsellor, journalist and mum-of-3 Simone Casey blogs regularly for us on all things breastfeeding and parenting.

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2017 Seminars for Health Professionals
Breastfeeding: Positioning for better outcomes

Brisbane - 14 March 2017  |  Sydney - 15 March 2017  
Melbourne - 16 March 2017  |  Perth - 18 March 2017

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Expecting a baby? Most babies breastfeed within an hour of being born, so its important to learn what to do well before your baby is due. Come to a relaxed, information-packed Breastfeeding Education Class for expectant mothers and their partners!
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