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 breastfeeding.asn.au.
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.
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.
More programs from Australian Breastfeeding Association
Breastfeeding Support Groups
You can come along and meet new friends, chat to and get hints and tips from other mothers who’ve ‘been there’ and talk to a trained, volunteer breastfeeding counsellor if needed.
Breastfeeding Association Tasmanian Branch
The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) provides mother to mother breastfeeding support in a range of ways including antenatal online breastfeeding education, local groups where mothers can chat face to face with a trained breastfeeding counsellor, and meet others who may have faced similar challenges.