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Get information, support and friendship with Australian Breastfeeding Association membership

Becoming a member of the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) can help you gain skills, confidence and overcome challenges so you can reach your breastfeeding goals.

Receive expert assistance from trained volunteer breastfeeding counsellors and friendship and practical support from other mothers.

Whether you are pregnant, fully breastfeeding, partially breastfeeding, expressing or bottle-feeding, members benefit by having access to the complete range of ABA services. Enjoy the extra benefits of membership to give you all the support you'll need!

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Benefits summary:

Get answers
Stay up-to-date
Save money
Be connected


Special offer

Get answers

Get the answers

 

Know what to do

Our welcome gift to you! Usually $34.95, new members receive a complimentary copy of our book Breastfeeding...naturally. Breastfeeding...naturally can help answer the questions every parent has about breastfeeding. It covers topics from preparing for breastfeeding, to solving problems and managing the changing needs of your growing baby. Written in simple non-medical language, it's easy to follow and to find what you need too!

Get the answers with email counselling

Have your questions answered with exclusive members-only email counselling from our trained breastfeeding counsellors, as well as our publicly available 24-hour Breastfeeding Helpline.

Be fully prepared with an antenatal Breastfeeding Education Class

Our members-only classes are designed for expectant parents to prepare for the vital days, weeks and months after your baby's birth. Presented by trained breastfeeding counsellors or educators, you will gain up-to-date and practical information so you can be fully prepared.

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Stay up-to-date

Stay up-to-date

 

Keep informed with Essence magazine

Share in the stories of other mums and gain up-to-date information on a range of breastfeeding and early parenting topics with our member magazine Essence. Published every 3 months, it's packed with practical tips that help you overcome those day-to-day challenges.

Stay up-to-date with our member eNewsletter

Have the latest news, information and special offers from the Australian Breastfeeding Association emailed directly to you every month. Read about current activities and be connected to resources to support you in your breastfeeding and parenting journey.

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Save money

Save money

 

Save hundreds on everyday items with My Savings

It can be challenging balancing the budget with a young family. With My Savings you can save where it counts - on items like food, groceries and fuel that you buy every week (as well as things like gifts, travel and movie tickets). With discounts from many retailers such as Woolworths, Coles and Big W, the average family can save as much as $1,500 or more a year. Read member stories about using My Savings or read our My Savings FAQs

Half price breast pump hire

Members save 50% when they hire a breast pump through their local group. Whatever your reason for needing a breast pump, a trained breast pump hiring officer can support you in getting the most out of expressing.

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Be connected

Be connected

 

Be connected and supported

You don’t have to do it alone! Meet new friends and have your questions answered at local get-togethers run by trained volunteer breastfeeding counsellors or educators. Whether you are fully breastfeeding, partially breastfeeding, expressing or bottle-feeding, it's great to chat to other mums and get those hints and tips that only other mums know! You will be given the contact details of your closest group in your Member Welcome Pack, or you can find your closest group here.

Join the ABA family

As a not-for-profit organisation, the Australian Breastfeeding Association is funded primarily by membership. Your membership enables us to continue our services in supporting and educating parents, health professionals and the community about breastfeeding.

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Membership entry form for ABA volunteers

Are you an ABA volunteer needing to enter membership details taken on the Breastfeeding Helpline or from another source? Click here to access the volunteer membership entry form. If you are logged in, you will be asked to logout before proceeding to this form.