Breastfeeding Support

Moira Shire Council offers free breast feeding support at the Numurkah Maternal and Child Health Centre for all residents across the municipality. 

Your breastfeeding journey is unique and we offer extra support and care to have a positive breast feeding experience. 

To book an appointment call us on 03 5871 9275 or complete the Referral Form(PDF, 83KB) and email it to:

Support includes: 

  • positioning and attachment
  • management of damaged nipples
  • assessment of milk supply
  • medications and breastfeeding
  • feeding support for multiple birth
  • mastitis
  • breast and nipple thrush
  • tongue tie
  • breast refusal
  • any other breastfeeding concerns, including formula use
  • weaning

Our team of experienced Maternal Child & Child Health Nurses and Lactation Consultants will support your breastfeeding journey. 

dditional local lactation support is available:

  • Breastfeeding service at Yarrawonga Health (every Wednesday and Friday). Appointments can be made by calling 5743 8111 or  5743 8135 or email 
  • Parent Child Program at Family Care (Cobram and Shepparton). For more information call Intake 1800 161306 or visit

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