- Applecross Western Australia
- Category: Health
- Types of work: Childcare, Companionship & Social Support, Counselling & Help Line
Breastfeeding counsellors are trained volunteers who offer breastfeeding information and mother-to-mother support to women whose babies are breastfeeding and to their families. Their area of expertise is breastfeeding support. The counsellors have to have breastfed at least one baby and hold a current Certificate IV in Breastfeeding Education (Counselling) (or equivalent) and have to complete ongoing training to update their knowledge and skills.