Lactation Support Unit

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Eastern Health Maternity Services are committed to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding.

Our Team of Lactation Consultants have internationally recognised qualifications in breastfeeding management.

The Eastern Health Lactation Support Unit offers support and care for Women during the Antenatal and early Postnatal period.

Our aim is to reduce conflicting advice, ensure recommended advice is current, consistent and based on sound principles, practice and research.

Women may be referred to the Lactation Support Unit during the Antenatal period to discuss breastfeeding related issues.

Postnatal Lactation support is available at Box Hill Hospital, Angliss Hospital and Yarra Ranges Health during the first three weeks after discharge from hospital care.

Angliss Hospital


Angliss Hospital, Post-natal unit 3 East, 39 Albert Street, Ferntree Gully


Phone: 9764 6309 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

Bookings can be made Monday to Friday.


Box Hill Hospital


Box Hill Hospital, 3rd floor, 3.1 Maternity


Phone: 8396 8385 or 0400 262 695 (Monday – Friday)


Yarra Ranges Health


25 Market St, Lilydale


Phone: 8706 9601.  (Wednesdays and alternate Fridays)

Bookings can be made Monday to Friday