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10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

Does your professional practice include care for families? Do you want to upgrade your knowledge and skills to enable you to support breastfeeding mothers and babies more effectively? 

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has a long tradition of providing high-quality, evidence-based breastfeeding education for you as a health professional. 

Course content

The 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management offers a unique opportunity for participants to build their skills and knowledge in the following areas: 

  • the anatomy and physiology of human lactation 
  • management of common breastfeeding problems 
  • providing counselling to support breastfeeding 
  • infant and maternal nutrition during lactation 
  • protecting and supporting breastfeeding
  • evaluation of human lactation research 

Study options

We offer a range of flexible study options to support you to successfully complete this course. We offer distance education options, including access to online workshops. Learners will need to participate in some of the online workshops on the day they are run. 

Other options

If you are interested in completing only a small number of units of the Diploma of Breastfeeding Management, enquire with the Training and Education Officer by emailing or by phoning ABA National Support Office on (03) 9690 4620 and asking for the Training and Education Officer. 

Further information

Download and read the pre-course information booklet (link below). It contains details of: 

  • Course structure 
  • Training costs 
  • Recognition of prior learning opportunity 
  • Regulatory requirements 
  • Student responsibilities and obligations 

Enrolment enquiries

Enrolments for the 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management are now open.

Download the course information booklet below.

2024 60th anniversary discount offer

60th anniversary discount on Diploma of Breastfeeding Management course enrolment

Enrol before 30 September 2024 and receive an ABA 60th anniversary discount on the fees for enrolment and the first unit of the course.

The course enrolment fee is usually $500 and combined with the $750 fee for the first unit, learners usually pay $1,250 at commencement of the course. In celebration of 60 years of breastfeeding support, this combined fee for enrolment and the first unit will be reduced to $1,000.

See T&C’s below*


60th anniversary discount on diploma course instalment fees

All current learners will receive a special ABA 60th anniversary $100 discount on each course fee instalment paid during the year from 13 February to 31 December 2024.

Learners must complete the assessment tasks for the unit they are working on before they are eligible for the discounted instalment fee to move into the next unit. 

See T&C’s below*

Pre-course information booklet


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Terms & Conditions: 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management - Australian Breastfeeding Association 60th anniversary discount offer

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1. Promotion runs from 13 February 2024 until 30 September 2024.

2. Discount cannot be backdated or deferred.

3. All candidates must successfully complete a pre-course discussion with a training and education officer as well as provide a copy of their USI, current photo ID and current Working with Children Check to be eligible for discounted enrolment price.

4. The $250 discount is off the regular enrolment price of $1250 which includes:

  • Enrolment fee - $500
  • Access to first unit - $750

5. The Australian Breastfeeding Association reserves the right to terminate this special offer at any time.

Looking for further information or have a question?

The 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management is approved for 60 CPD Endorsement hours by the Australian College of Midwives.