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.
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
Hot and cold water/hand washing facilities
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
Separate drinking water available
Nappies / baby wipes provided
Microwave / kettle / hot water available
Secure toddler play area
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.