Why join ABA?
ABA has been supporting mums with their breastfeeding goals since 1964. See what other mums say about what ABA membership means to them.
"I started coming to ABA meetings about a month before Amelie was born. Surrounding myself with knowledgeable and supportive people really nurtured my confidence and self-belief as a mum."
“The newsletter, booklets, training courses and local support groups were all fantastic. I felt so prepared, and we’ve had a fantastic breastfeeding experience.”
“It was reassurance and guidance in the haze of the first 6-weeks, then it was friendship and support at local group meetings and finally the wealth of information.”
“I have made the most amazing life-long friends who supported and helped me through those difficult and confusing times. Joining ABA was one of the smartest choices I have ever made.”
“ABA has given me confidence and skills and led me into a new career (post new motherhood). My life would be very different without ABA.”
A parenting 'village'
With you from the start
Attend a local breastfeeding class and connect with other parents-to-be and trained breastfeeding counsellors and educators as the adventure begins.
Access to local workshop sessions and events
Connect with trained breastfeeding counsellors and educators in your local community for breastfeeding information and personalised support. Members have access to our local Info & Chat and Connect & Share sessions.
Join a virtual parenting community
Many local groups are continuing to offer online workshop sessions and events. These catch-ups are perfect for new mums with very young babies. Members can join any online session run by a local group anywhere in Australia.
"My ABA membership has been the most wonderful support tool for me during my first year of motherhood. The newsletter, booklets, training courses, Helpline and local support groups were all fantastic!"
Amber Perry and Ruby
Local Breastfeeding Education Classes (BEC)
Save 60% on non-member price
Our face-to-face class will help you prepare for breastfeeding with practical information on how breastfeeding works, feeding cues and attachment. See a demo from a breastfeeding mum, ask questions and get personalised support from our qualified educator.
Breastfeeding Education Live webinars (BEL)
Save 60% on non-member price
Our 1.5 hour live online, interactive workshop will help you prepare for breastfeeding with practical information on how breastfeeding works, feeding cues and attachment.
Local breastpump hire
Save 50% on non-member price
Members save 50% when you hire a hospital-grade breast pump through your local group. Get 1:1 support to make pumping easier and more effective.
Savings in our online shop
Save 10% on non-member prices
Access to Australia’s most comprehensive range of breastfeeding resources to support your specific needs. Evidence-led, always practical, easy to understand resources – free from commercial bias.
'Breastfeeding... naturally' book
FREE - non-member price $34.95
Receive a free copy of this comprehensive book. It covers a wide range of topics and will help to answer your questions.
"The support and nurturing I have continued to receive from within the group has been invaluable to Amelie and I on this road."
Elly Ellul and Amelie
Receive a FREE copy of this comprehensive book. It covers a wide range of topics and will help to answer your questions.
Member-only online content
Gain exclusive access to member-only content in the mum2mum app. Save hours of scrolling for the right information.
LiveChat queue priority
Support for your breastfeeding questions and queries, with member messages fast-tracked for response from our qualified volunteers.
Get the latest news and updates from the ABA emailed directly to you every month.
Are you a health professional?
ABA is dedicated to helping health professionals provide best-practice support for mothers and families. Become a professional member and access a range of evidence-based education and resources.