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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


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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 the Breastfeeding Welcome Here sticker 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