Professional membership

Helping you help mothers and babies

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is dedicated to supporting you in your role as a health professional, including through our experienced Breastfeeding Information & Research and Training teams.

Become a professional member of ABA and join the hundreds of health professionals who receive the latest in information, research and professional development through ABA each year. As a professional member you can enhance your skills, update your knowledge and provide the best service to your clients.

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Benefits summary:

Be informed
Be supported
Be educated
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Are you planning to train as an ABA volunteer Breastfeeding Counsellor or Educator?

You must be a personal member to be accepted to train. Click here to become a personal member. Click here to find out more about training.

Be informed

Be informed

 

Keep up-to-date on the latest breastfeeding information, research and management techniques. Your professional membership includes:

Breastfeeding Review journal

ABA's peer-reviewed scientific journal mailed to you three times per year. Breastfeeding Review features original research papers, scientific findings, case studies, analysis of hot topics, reviews and letters.

Monthly eNewsletter

Original articles, research summaries, topical issues and media commentary to help you stay up-to-date and understand the latest in breastfeeding research and management.

Important issue alerts

Sometimes you need the facts on a new issues, right now.  If an important event or issue occurs our staff will alert you with expert commentary and background information.

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Be supported

Be supported

 

As a health professional, you strive to provide the best service to the mothers in your care. ABA's Scientific Information Officers are here to support you in your role by providing easily-accessible information and answers to your specialised questions. Your membership includes:

Unlimited consultations with expert staff

The highly experienced Scientific Information Officers in our Breastfeeding Information & Research team provide expert assistance with your queries and are available by phone or email Monday–Friday.

Unlimited searches of our online research catalogue

ABA's research catalogue of more than 25,000 items can be searched easily using your online password.

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Be educated

Be educated

 

The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a Registered Training Organisation and provides nationally-recognised education for health professionals. Education that allows you to not only enhance your skills, but earn professional development points (PDPs) such as CERPs, MidPLUS and RACGP. Your membership includes:

  • Discounted fees for ABA conferences, seminars and other professional training around Australia and online (all with PDPs)

  • A regularly updated list of professional development opportunities around the world

  • Exclusive free member-only ABA webinars on breastfeeding and parenting (no PDPs)

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Save on resources

Save on resources

 

You need the latest resources so you can give the best service to your clients or study for further education. Professional membership allows you to save on professional texts hand out material and more.

  • Save 20% on ABA's text book for health professionals, Breastfeeding Management in Australia (essential for everyday reference and IBCLC exam)

  • Save 10% on ABA products

  • Save 10% on back issues of Breastfeeding Review

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Within Australia:

 Join now

Outside Australia:

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Organisations and businesses:

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