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Drop In services

Maternal and Child Health Service (MCH) drop-in services for open consultation sessions and breastfeeding support. These sessions don’t replace your child’s scheduled Key Age and Stage assessments but are suitable for follow-ups and review.

Feeding support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chat with a Maternal and Child Health Nurse or Lactation Consultant about breastfeeding, or any other issues with feeding your baby.

A support service for breastfeeding mothers.

No appointment required

If you live in the City of Whittlesea and need support with breastfeeding your baby, come along and receive advice from our lactation consultants and midwives. Support is provided on feeding your child breast, bottle or solid foods.

Arrive when your baby is ready to feed and attend at the beginning of the session if possible.

These drop-in services are CLOSED on public holidays and on-site interpreters are not available. Please check our website and Facebook page for updates on any other unanticipated service interruptions.

Update: Our regular Feeding Support Session held on Wednesdays 2 to 4pm at Boori MCH Centre will be CLOSED on Wednesday 8 May 2024.  We apologise for the inconvenience and invite you to attend another session offered below.

10am - 12pm
Galada MCH Centre
Galada Community Centre
10C Forum Way, Epping

2pm - 4pm
Orchard Road MCH Centre
Community and Early Learning Centre
121 Orchard Road, Doreen.

2pm - 4pm
Boori Maternal MCH Centre Caterpillar Room
Boori Children’s Services
21a Winchester Avenue, EPPING

2pm - 4pm
Mernda Village MCH Centre
Mernda Village Community Activity Centre
70 Mernda Village Drive, Mernda.

Additional consultation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These sessions offer an opportunity to visit a Maternal and Child Health nurse in between your child’s Key Ages and Stage assessments.

No appointment required

The open consultation sessions offer parents an opportunity to visit a Maternal and Child Health nurse in between their child’s scheduled Key Age and Stage (KAS) assessments.

This service does not replace the KAS assessments but offers shorter, 15-minute consultations for the purpose of follow-up and review.

These drop-in services are CLOSED on public holidays and on-site interpreters are not available. Please check our website and Facebook page for updates on any other unanticipated service interruptions