Lactation Support Unit

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Eastern Health Maternity Services has a strong commitment to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding. We have dedicated Lactation Consultants who have internationally recognised qualifications in breastfeeding management.

Eastern Health Lactation Support Units offers support and care for the woman in the antenatal and postnatal period. Our aim is to reduce conflicting advice, ensure recommended advice is current, consistent and is based upon sound principles and practice.

Women may be referred to the Lactation Consultant in the antenatal period to discuss breastfeeding related issues.

Eastern Health Maternity Services in Box Hill Hospital and Yarra Ranges Health at Lilydale have programs for mothers experiencing breastfeeding problems after their discharge from hospital care. This service is available 3 days per week and is held at the Box Hill South Community Centre and also at Yarra Ranges Health at Lilydale.

Please contact :

  • Box Hill Maternity 9895 4656 and your message will be returned.
  • Yarra Ranges Health on 9091 8888



Angliss Hospital


Room 2, Ward 3 East, Angliss Hospital, Albert St, Upper Ferntree Gully


P 9764 6309


Monday, Tuesday and Thursday


Box Hill Hospital


Box Hill South Community Health Centre Cnr. Station St and Riversdale Rd


P 9895 4656


Box Hill Hospital: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.


Yarra Ranges


25 Market St, Lilydale


P 9091 8888


 Yarra Ranges Health at Lilydale: Monday, Wednesday & Friday.