Infant feeding support organisations
Auntie Pam's support mums-to-be in Kirklees. They offer help, guidance and information for mums and families through centres in Dewsbury and Huddersfield.
The Baby Buddy App provides trusted, evidence-based information and self-care tools to help parents build their knowledge and confidence during the transition to parenthood and throughout the early stages of parenting.
Baby Café is a network of breastfeeding drop-in centres. Find your nearest drop-in by entering your postcode
FAB provide peer support services offering evidenced based information & support to help improve health & well-being within families. They offer antenatal classes and breast pump hire.
First Steps Nutrition Trust is an independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years.
La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support with breastfeeding. Lactation Consultants of Great Britain can help you find a lactation consultant near you.
National Childbirth Trust (NCT) is a charity that provides information and support on all aspects of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood, including breastfeeding.
Sure Start Children's Centres Some local children’s centres offer breastfeeding support groups for families. Use the link to find your nearest centre.
Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA) has information about feeding twins and triplets.UK Association for Milk Banking has information about using donated breast milk if your baby is premature or ill, and how to donate breast milk.
West Yorkshire Sling Library An independent carrier resource based in Leeds and Wakefield, we have been working since 2011 to offer families safe and comfortable carrying solutions. Our drop-in sessions around Leeds and Wakefield offer free sling and carrier advice and fitting services.
Antenatal Feeding Education:
The following places offer online courses free of charge for families. They provide parents-to-be with excellent information and knowledge so that you can fully prepare for your feeding journey.
Online breastfeeding course (click on the play icon to begin)
National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers 0300 330 5453
La Leche League 0345 120 2918
National Childbirth Trust (NCT) 0300 330 0700
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300 456 2421