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Baby Care Room Awards

The Australian Breastfeeding Association’s Baby Care Room award program promotes and recognises community premises that provide suitable feeding and changing facilities for breastfeeding mums and caregivers throughout Australia. 

Benefits of participating in the program

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Promotion of your business on our searchable, interactive map

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Resources to guide you in setting up your baby care room

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Recognition for your support of breastfeeding mothers and care givers 

Criteria for the awards

Baby care rooms are awarded when they meet the essential criteria. Extra features in the room are encouraged and will be promoted accordingly.

Baby Care Room Award Criteria

Private or lockable breastfeeding space


Comfortable seating


Hot and cold water/hand washing facilities


Pram access


Power point for breast pumps/ Phone charger 


Separate and assessible change facilities


Products available to clean facilities


Clean and smoke free environment


Disposal units accessible


No advertising of artificial milk for any age


Well signed/ easy to find


Welcoming and appealing environment

Extra features

Separate drinking water available

Free Wifi

Temperature appropriate

Nappies / baby wipes provided

Microwave / kettle / hot water available

Toddler toilets

Secure toddler play area

High Chair

Side table

Community noticeboard

Register your baby care room

If your room fits the bill, the next step is to register your details to have your venue added to our interactive map.

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Mums can look for Baby Care Rooms when out and about

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Use our interactive map to find a participating venue.  

For further information 

If you would like further information, please contact the ABA National Support Office or the Baby Care Room Program Coordinator