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.

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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.

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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 https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/services/welcome, or contact our local ABA Hamilton leader, Vicky on (03) 5576 1395.