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About the Breastfeeding Centre of WA

The Breastfeeding Centre of WA provides breastfeeding information and support for families in WA.

The centre offers a state-wide telephone counselling service for health professionals and women experiencing breastfeeding problems. It may be necessary to leave your name and number on an answering machine and a lactation consultant will return your call.

Phone: (08) 9340 1844

Breastfeeding Centre of WA appointments are also available for mothers and babies who attended King Edward Memorial Hospital for their pregnancy and birth.

Coming to the centre enables a mother and her baby / babies to spend up to six hours overcoming breastfeeding difficulties with the help of a midwife or lactation consultant.

Contact Information

Location Breastfeeding Centre of Western Australia
King Edward Memorial Hospital
Agnes Walsh House, Ground Floor
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco WA 6008
Postal Address Breastfeeding Centre of Western Australia
Women and Newborn Health Service
PO Box 134, Subiaco WA 6904
Phone (08) 9340 1844
Opening Hours Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
8.00 am to 4.30 pm. Appointments are essential

Referrals

Mothers are encouraged to self refer. Other referral sources include:

  • Midwife
  • Visiting Midwifery Service
  • Community Nurse / Midwife
  • Obstetrician
  • General Practitioner (GP)

What to bring to the centre

  • baby health record book
  • any expressing equipment you may be using
  • nappies and change of clothes for baby
  • pram (for baby to sleep in)
  • plastic bag for soiled nappies
  • your lunch (drinks provided)
  • wear comfortable clothes easy for breastfeeding

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