Breastfeeding help

Breastfeeding help online:
Information provided by the National Childbirth Trust:
Breastfeeding helpline: 0300 330 0771 (8am-10pm every day). Enquiry line: 0300 330 0770. Parents coping with challenging experiences can call the Shared Experiences Helpline: 0300 330 0774 (9am-3pm). NCT Shop – Orderline: 0845 8100 100. For information sheets on breastfeeding including 'Fathers and Breastfeeding', 'Bottles for Breastfed Babies' and 'Breastfeeding and your nipples’ visit For two free downloadable booklets written by Dads, see

La Leche League Great Britain, Helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education. Information on breastfeeding older babies. Breastfeeding Helpline: 0845 120 2918. or information on alcohol and breastfeeding: Downloadable handout on starting breastfeeding:

The Breastfeeding Network has lots of leaflets available online with information about thrush, mastitis, alcohol and breastfeeding, drugs and breastfeeding, moist wound healing, colic and other For information about the compatibility of medicines with breastfeeding, contact The Breastfeeding Network Drugline on 0844 412 4665 (please be prepared to leave a message and your telephone number). Administration line: 0844 412 0995. Supporterline in Bengali/Sylheti: 0300 456 2421 (9.30am-9.30pm 7 days a week).

For research about sharing a bed with your baby: A website with evidence-based information on a range of breastfeeding matters.

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative, for information on breastfeeding, expressing and co-sleeping:

Government breastfeeding helpline: 0300 100 0212 (manned by The Breastfeeding Network and Association of Breastfeeding Mothers).

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers offers information and telephone and internet support: Breastfeeding Helpline: 08444 122949 (9.30am-10.30pm). Enquiries: 08444 122948 (part time).

Express Yourself Mums:

Doula UK: Doulas give emotional and practical support before, during and after childbirth including help with breastfeeding.

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has photos showing a baby attaching him/herself to the breast. Well worth

The Story of a Breastfeed (Baby Davy). Photos and commentary showing positioning and baby behaviour during a breastfeed.

Lactation Consultants of Great Britain give help and support with breastfeeding.

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Working Families is a campaigning charity which supports and gives a voice to working parents and carers: includes information about breastfeeding and work. Other websites concerning breastfeeding and returning to work:-

For links to web sites with information on a range of issues relating to breastfeeding:

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