Breastfeeding Welcome Here - Making Breastfeeding Easier

A group of passionate Hamilton women have successfully increased awareness and support of breastfeeding by assisting create a local community that welcomes breastfeeding.


The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) Hamilton group have spent time advocating for local businesses, organisations and venues to become accredited as part of the ABA'a 'breastfeeding welcome here' program.


To be accredited, venues must have staff and management with a welcoming attitude, be a smoke free environment and have room for mothers to move around with a pram.

A fantastic 13 local businesses and venues are now accredited for the program, including;  
  • Woody's Cafe'
  • Cafe' Gray
  • The Roxburgh
  • Blue Malt
  • Henriz
  • The Hamilton Library
  • Hamilton Performing Arts Centre
  • James Dean Pharmacy
  • Robsons Pharmacy
  • Gen Health Hamilton
  • Jo McKews Hair Design
  • Western District Health Service
  • Hamilton Medical Group
By being apart of this program, our local businesses are helping create a supportive environment, making breastfeeding an easier choice!  For further information on the ABA's 'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' initiative visit their website at, or contact our local ABA Hamilton leader, Vicky on (03) 5576 1395.