Return to work plans - have you got one?

Many mothers successfully combine a return to work or study with continued breastfeeding.

Like most things, a little planning goes a long way.

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Essence is ABA's bi-monthly member magazine. In our September issue you can read about informed birth planning, wonder weeks, medication safety when breastfeeding and a mother's experience breastfeeding in Japan, plus more.

Become an ABA member now and start receiving Essence today!

 

Lactation consultant, breastfeeding counsellor, journalist and mum-of-3 Simone Casey blogs regularly for us on all things breastfeeding and parenting.

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2015 Seminars for Health Professionals

ABA is excited to present its 2015 Seminar Series ‘Breastfeeding: Life and Science’. Registration for these seminars are now open. Earlybird closes 10 January 2015.

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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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World Breastfeeding Week 2015

How are you celebrating 'Breastfeeding and Work. Let’s Make it Work!'?

The ABA is proudly celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2015 and is calling on more Australian workplaces to adopt breastfeeding friendly practices. 

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Breastfeeding information

Access the latest, research-backed information about our most commonly asked questions on the Breastfeeding Helpline.

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Concerns with low milk supply

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Renew your ABA membership and you will have access to ABA's new savings program: My Savings. This offer starts on 1 January 2012. Renew your membership here
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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
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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