Malta Baby & Kids Directory: Pregnancy & Birth > Breastfeeding

Discover all about Breastfeeding in Malta. If you want to breastfeed and are unsure or are having difficulty with feeding then you can consult a number of trained counsellors and organisations that are happy to offer support and advice.


Association of Breastfeeding Counsellors

Address: Dar Ta' Kana,
The Mall,
Locality: Furjana
Tel: 2149 4766
Mob: 9983 7170
ABC is a voluntary organisation which runs under the auspices of the Cana Movement. They offer online support and do home visits against payment on a donation basis.

Breastfeeding Course

Address: Malta Breastfeeding Project, LDP Centre,
Triq Pietru Pawl Bezzina, Ta' Żwejt,
Locality: San Ġwann
Tel: 2137 1700
Mob: 9928 6862
This is the opportunity to prepare yourself for breastfeeding your baby. Pregnant women may attend with the father or another adult. Course is held on weekday mornings and evenings or Saturdays. You can call us even if you will be delivering soon. Home visits when baby is born.

Breastfeeding Matters

Address: 22, Triq is-Salvatur,
Locality: Qrendi
Tel: 2701 3893
Mob: 9989 5845
Home visits, prenatal courses, postnatal workshops,weaning courses and free weekly support group.

Breastfeeding Walk-in-Clinic

Address: Level 1, Outpatients Department,
Mater Dei Hospital
Locality: Tal-Qroqq, Msida
Tel: 2545 4445
Support for breastfeeding mothers. The clinic opens on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Sun from 8am-1pm & from 3.30-6 pm on Tue & Thu.

Gozo General Hospital Maternity Unit

Locality: Rabat, Gozo
Tel: 2156 1600 ext 265/266
Regular antenatal classes. In case of queries, call the maternity unit & ask for the midwife on duty.

M M D N A (Malta Memorial District Nursing Association)

Address: 91/93, Ingham House,
Triq Ir-Russett,
Locality: San Ġwann
Tel: 2138 7526/ 2138 5924
Delivery at Mater Dei entitles you to 3 home visits by a midwife to assist you with breastfeeding and any questions you might have.


Address: 4,
Triq il-Ħuttafa,
Locality: Fgura
Mob: 7977 6278
Natural childbirth preparation courses including coping with labour pain, sibling preparation, breastfeeding courses and support, exercise classes for pregnancy. Postnatal courses including attachment parenting, baby sign language, weaning, and potty training.

Miriam Beck Parentcraft Unit
- Mater Dei Hospital

Address: Level 1, Outpatients Department,
Locality: Msida
Tel: 2545 5123
Offers courses to expectant couples in the morning, afternoon and evening. These include early pregnancy courses, childbirth courses and refresher courses. Support is also offered by telephone helplines, for help and information. Grandparent courses and teenager (12-18yrs) courses are also available.

The Midwives Association Malta

Address: 62, Flat 1
Triq il-Kunċizzjoni
Locality: Msida
Tel: 2123 7117
Mob: 77237117

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