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  • What is a Parents Room?

    Parents rooms offer a safe, private place for men and women to feed, change and care for their young children while they are out and about. They should provide:

    • easy pram access
    • a place to feed in privacy
    • comfortable seating
    • clean environment
    • nappy changing area
    • sink with hand drying facilities, and
    • waste containers.

    Some also have a confined play area and a special, smaller toilet for toddlers.

    Find a Local Parents Room

    Civic Centre

    Located in the Penrith Library foyer, and offers a change table, comfortable chairs and toilets nearby.

    St Marys Library

    Located in the library, and has a change table and sink.

    Westfield Penrith Plaza

    • ground floor near the food court toilets
    • first floor near the food court, near the toilets and play equipment
    • Myer store, located on the second floor near the furniture section and restaurant.

    Nepean Village
    148 Station St, Penrith

    • Located adjacent to the eating area and the amenities block

    Toys R Us
    120 Mulgoa Rd, Jamisontown

    • opposite the store’s entrance door

    Penrith Community Health Centre
    Soper Place, Penrith

    Cranebrook Community Health Centre
    Cnr Borrowdale Way and Laycock St, Cranebrook

    St Marys Village Shopping Centre
    10 Charles Hackett Drive, St Marys

    • located close to centre management and the amenities block

    St Clair Shopping Centre
    155 Bennett Rd, St Clair

    • located near the centre management office

    Homemaker Centre
    Corner Wolseley St and Mulgoa Rd, Jamisontown

    • located near the centre management office

    Domayne Store
    Corner Wolsely St and Mulgoa Rd, Jamisontown

    • located near the café and toilets on the ground floor.

    Baby Bunting
    13 Patty Place, Jamisontown

    • located near the toilets

    North St Marys Neighbourhood Centre
    Debrincat Ave, North St Marys

    Jordan Springs Community Centre (Due for completion in early 2018)

    St Marys Area Community Development
    29 Swanston St, St Marys

    What can I do if I’m not satisfied with the room?

    First contact the manager of the relevant store or centre to discuss your concerns. If you are still not satisfied you can contact Council or the Australian Breastfeeding Association on 03 9885 0855.

    Breastfeeding Friendly Businesses

    Australian Breastfeeding Association Logo

    A ‘breastfeeding welcome here’ sticker has been produced to help breastfeeding mothers find comfortable and welcoming places to breastfeed while out in public. Venues displaying this sticker should have a welcoming attitude from staff and management and be easily accessible with a pram.

    Local businesses that currently display the sticker include:

    • The Heritage Terrace Café, Westfield Penrith Plaza
    • Domayne Café @ Domayne Store, Penrith Homemaker Centre, Cnr Wolseley St and Mulgoa Rd, Jamisontown
    • Steve’s Pharmacy, 383 High St, Penrith
    • Grose’s Pharmacy, 175 Smith St, Penrith
    • HealthShed Discount Pharmacy, 473 High St, Penrith
    • Thornton Community Centre 61 Lord Sheffield Circuit, Penrith
    • Nepean Community and Neighbourhood Services, Glenmore Park, Cranebrook, Kingswood Park and South Penrith, Werrington County

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