Local ABA groups across Australia will be hosting events in celebration of Baby's Day Out. Please click on your state below for events happening near you. This page is constantly updating to add new events, so be sure to keep an eye out!
Australian Breastfeeding Association Lismore Group
Wade Park in East Lismore
Sunday 29 October 2017 10am-1pm
Join the ABA in celebrating Baby's Day Out this October Sunday 29th. Share the journey with other mums, parents, caregivers and families and show your support for individuals to breastfeed anytime, anywhere! Bring some morning tea or lunch
Australian Breastfeeding Association Bega Valley Group
SPCA Markets Littleton Gardens
Friday 27 October 2017
The ABA Bega Valley Group are hosting an information stall and picnic area at the SPCA Markets in Littleton Gardens on Friday 27th October. We welcome all parents, chilren, family and community members to come and join us, show your support and share in the friendly atmosphere.
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Onkaparinga Group
Roopena community building and garden (1 Roopena Street, O'Sullivan Beach, SA, 5166)
Tuesday 7th November 2017 10 am - 12 pm
Join us on Tuesday, 7th November to celebrate Baby's Day Out. We will be having a picnic outside on the grass area. Please bring a plate of picnic food to share, a rug and your child's favourite toy or teddy bear. Baby’s Day Out gives mothers, parents and caregivers an opportunity to engage with their peers, advocate for a breastfeeding inclusive society and celebrate their ability to nurture their babies anywhere they choose. In doing so, we are contributing to the world’s Sustainable Development Goals and celebrating breastfeeding as a normal, natural way of life.
Feel free to invite friends/parents and your support people, all welcome and plenty of room for all kids to play.
For more information or questions feel free to join our ABA Onkaparinga group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/197717850260045/
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Mount Lofty District Group
Patch Kitchen & Garden Cafe (143 Mount Barker Road, Stirling, SA, 5152)
Friday 27 October 2017 10 am - 12 pm
Come and join us for a coffee and enjoy Patches child friendly outdoor area.
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Toowoomba Group
Botanical gardens, Queens Park, Toowoomba
Sunday 29 October 2017 from 10 am
Come along and enjoy a picnic in the park (bring your own morning tea. Lunch, too, if you like). We will be gathered at one of the tables adjacent to Lindsay Street, not far from the corner of Lindsay and Bridge Streets. Look for the Australian Breastfeeding Association banner and please bring a picnic blanket and/or folding chairs. Older children might like to bring bikes/balls.
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Sunshine Coast Group
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, 148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, QLD, 4552
Sunday 29 October 2017 from 10 am
We will have a brief info session, morning tea, bush walk, raffles and kids activities.
To make a donation please visit: https://makingadifference.gofundraise.com.au/page/KiraMonk
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Springfield and Surrounds Group
Spring Lakes Park (across from the Springfield Lakes Community Centre where our meetings are held)
Sunday 29th October 8 am-10 am
Please join Springfield and Surrounds Group to celebrate our annual Baby's Day Out with a mums, parents, caregivers and bubs/kids yoga class in the park, followed by a morning tea.
Come along to go in the draw to win an entire month of yoga for free (gifted from our wonderful yoga instructors, Beth and Kirsty).
Please bring a gold coin donation, mat or towel, sunscreen, water bottle, hat, sunnies, all babies items, as well as a small morning tea if you would like to stay after the class for a catch-up.
We will also be fundraising on the day, selling ABA Baby's Day Out shirts and other ABA items.
For further details, request to join our Facebook group here: https://m.facebook.com/groups/133199776761298
Can't wait to meet/see you there!
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Diamond Valley Group/Plenty Valley Region
Eltham North Adventure Playground in Eltham North
Sunday 29 October 2017 11am-3pm
Why not join us in doing so at this year’s Baby’s Day Out, an initiative of the ABA’s Breastfeeding Friendly Communities team? Socialising with others is a fantastic way to share experiences and extend support to mums, parents and caregivers who may not feel comfortable feeding in public. Baby’s Day Out gives mothers and their families the perfect opportunity to engage with fellow mums and their peers, advocate for a breastfeeding inclusive society and celebrate their ability to nurture their babies anywhere they choose.
Bring morning tea or a picnic lunch and join the ABA in Melbourne’s North East in celebrating Baby's Day Out at Eltham North Adventure Playground anytime between 11 am and 3 pm. All are welcome to come and share the journey with other mums, parents, cargivers and families and show your support for women to breastfeed anytime, anywhere!
To find out more and join the event please visit: https://goo.gl/F25pYv
Australian Breastfeeding Association - ABA East Metro Region Boroondara Group
Baby's Day Out Picnic - Hays Paddock, Leason St, Kew East VIC 3012 (map)
Sunday 29 October 2017 10 am - 2 pm
Bring along your family and friends, enjoy a chat with other local families while the babies and children play. BYO your family food and drinks for a picnic at Hays Paddock.
This year we aim to create a universal 'share the journey'to help mothers feel comfortable to feed anytime, anywhere. Baby's Day Out 2017 is a great way for us to encourage mothers, parents and caregivers to celebrate the partnerships that have helped them on their breastfeeding journey.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Australian Breastfeeding Association - Maroondah Region - Knox, Ringwood and Lilydale-Croydon Groups
Wyreena Community Arts Centre - 13-23 Hull Road, Croydon, VIC 3136
Tuesday 31 October 2017 10 am - 12 pm
The Maroondah Region - Knox, Ringwood and Lilydale-Croydon groups - are meeting for a morning tea at Wyreena Community Arts Centre (13 - 23 Hull Road, Croydon, Victoria, Australia 3136) between 10-12 on Tuesday 31/10 to celebrate Baby's Day Out.
People can RSVP to the Facebook event
Australian Breastfeeding Association Darwin/Palmerston/ Rural Group
Leayner Water Park
215 Vanderlin Drive, Leanyer Northern Territory 0812
29 October 2017 at 9aam
Bring the whole family to cool off at the waterpark in the build-up and enjoy splashing around with babies and chatting with other parents and friends.
To find out more and join the event please visit: http://bit.ly/bdo17-leaynerwaterpark
Australian Breastfeeding Association Northern Perth group
Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (near the playground at the end of Douglas Ave)
Join us on Sunday 29th October to celebrate your ability to nurture your baby anywhere you choose. We will be at Sir James Mitchell Park in South Perth, near the playground at the end of Douglas St. Grab a hot-dog from our sausage sizzle or bring your own picnic. There will be plenty of activities to keep little ones entertained, with face painting, water play and the nearby playground. We would love to celebrate your breastfeeding journey with you!
GoFundraise The Milk Run
The Milk Run team have made this page to make a difference through the work of the Australian Breastfeeding Association (Tasmania Branch).
To help them continue their volunteer work in the community, please make a donation: https://run.gofundraise.com.au/page/ABATASBranch