Breastfeeding Helpline

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) runs the National Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268). The Breastfeeding Helpline is available 7 days a week. It is staffed by trained, volunteer counsellors who answer calls on a roster system from their homes.

We also provide LiveChat at

As breastfeeding mothers, our counsellors know that breastfeeding may not always seem easy. They can provide reassurance and give you knowledge about how breastfeeding works and help in overcoming common hurdles.

Who this service is for

Breastfeeding mothers or those helping them.



Opening Hours

The helpline is available 7 days a week.
LiveCHat is available 8pm-10pm Victorian time, Monday to Friday.

How this service is delivered

  • Call or visit us online

    Call us on 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268).
    LiveChat is also available from our website.

Updated: 18/05/2022