Diet and weight loss while breastfeeding
A 'perfect' diet is not required for breastfeeding. In general, your diet is important for your own health and energy levels, rather than affecting your breastmilk and your baby. Even in countries where food is scarce, mothers are able to breastfeed and their babies thrive. Read more
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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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
Registration closes 7 March 2017 - register here
Learn what to do
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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Access the latest, research-backed information about our most commonly asked questions on the Breastfeeding Helpline.
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Become a member of the Australian Breastfeeding Association and receive your free copy of our book Breastfeeding … naturally valued at $34.95, plus other great benefits! Find out more
Renew your ABA membership and you will have access to ABA's savings program: My Savings. Renew your membership here
Do you know someone who is pregnant or a new parent? Give them a unique and practical present – ABA membership! Giving the gift of membership will connect your friend or loved one to all of the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)’s support services and networks. Buy a gift membership here
Take a class
Expecting a baby? Have you got questions about breastfeeding? Come to a relaxed, information-packed Breastfeeding Education Class for expectant mothers and their partners! Find out more about classes here