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How to Access the Service
The service is for women with newborn babies up to 6 weeks of age; older babies are referred to community services such as Child and Family Health.
The unit is located within the Postnatal Ward and is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm by appointment only. No referral is needed. Anyone with breast feeding concerns may attend. Babies born at hospitals other than the WCH are also welcome to use the service.
Appointments are made by phoning the Postnatal Ward (08) 81617958.
Telephone advice is available at all times.
There is no availability for drop-in advice. All consultations are strictly by appointment.
Information for Families
There is limited space within the unit, but where possible women may bring one support person if they choose.
Most public hospitals offer similar services. These services are available in the Southern, Northern and rural regions.
The service is open weekdays by appointment only, except public holidays.
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Last Modified: 07-10-2011 08:53:57