The Mater

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is encouraged and all staff are trained to assist you with any difficulties that you may experience.

A lactation specialist is available if required during your hospital stay to offer professional assistance on your care and the baby’s feeding technique.

Breastfeeding classes are also offered in the Patient Lounge – Class Schedules are available in patient rooms.

Antenatal Breastfeeding Classes – FREE (1 hour)

Conducted by a Lactation Specialist, these classes are held for mothers-to-be and their partners, to assist in understanding the requirements of breastfeeding. It is essential to book two months before the due date.

Telephone: (02) 9900 7690.

Breastfeeding classes are also available in Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean

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