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A Breastfeeding Friendly Benalla

Latching Onto Breastfeeding Campaign

The Central Hume Primary Care Partnership "Latching onto Breastfeeding"campaign was launched to make Benalla a place where mothers feel supported to breastfeed.

The campaign focuses on messages of what dad/partners, family, friends, workplaces, health services and businesses can do to support women to breastfeed.




Breastfeeding Support Group

A support group for breastfeeding mothers is running at the Tomorrow Today Foundation,  66 Nunn St (Cecily Court) Benalla. Please see link for details. The group is friendly space where mums, dads, children and support persons are welcome to attend.

Parenting Needs Survey

As part of the campaign, Benalla Health collected a survey from parents to hear about their needs and experiences feeding their children (both breast and bottle) in Benalla.

Please see the Benalla Parenting Needs Survey Results.


Want to know more?

For more information please contact Kathryn McQualter (Dietitian) or Deb Smith (Community Health Nurse) on 57614500.