Other infant feeding support

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To find out what infant feeding support is available in your local area, contact your midwife or health visitor.

You'll also find more information on our breastfeeding page. 

National support

There are four national charities for breastfeeding support. All helplines are staffed by trained breastfeeding counsellors.

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers

  • Helpline 9.30am-10.30pm: 0300 330 5453
  • Live web chat and email support available via the website

The Breastfeeding Network

La Leche League

  • Helpline 8am-11pm: 0345 120 2918

National Childbirth Trust 

  • Feeding line, supporting all parents no matter how they are feeding their baby
  • Helpline 8am-midnight: 0300 330 0700

The National Breastfeeding Helpline 

  • Available 9.30am-9.30pm on 0300 100 0212 and is staffed by both ABM and BFN counsellors.

Breastfeeding support is available in:

  • Bengali/Sylheti 9.30am-9.30pm: 0300 456 2421
  • Tamil/Telugu/Hindi 9.30am-9.30pm: 0300 330 5469