UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative
To support promote and protect breastfeeding and parent infant relationships by working with public services to improve standards of care. Visit Unicef Baby Friendly website.
Feedgood.scot To help you make the right feeding choice for your family, whether you’re thinking about breastfeeding or considering other feeding options. www.feedgood.scot/
Breastfeeding Network www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk Helpline: 0844 412 4664 Offers free, confidential telephone information on breastfeeding.
NCT Breastfeeding helpline www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com/home
Breastfeeding Line: 0870 444 8708 The National Childbirth Trust has trained breastfeeding counsellors who can offer individual advice and support.
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers www.abm.me.uk
Helpline: 08444 122 949
Offers voluntary mother-to-mother support, counselling and information for breastfeeding women. Helpline open from 9.30am to 10.30pm.
La Leche League www.laleche.org.uk
24hr Helpline: 0845 120 2918
Helpline offering advice and information on breastfeeding, plus local group meetings.
Twinline: 0800 138 0509
Helpline is a national, confidential, support, listening and information service for all parents of twins, triplets and more, and the professionals involved in their care. The service operates from 10am to 1pm and from 7pm to 10pm, every day, all year round.
Multiple Birth Foundation www.multiplebirths.org.uk
Tel: 0208 383 3519
A vital resource to professionals and families alike, it aims to improve the care and support of multiple birth families through the education of all relevant professionals.
Helpline: FREEPHONE 0500 618140
Bliss is a national charity dedicated to working for special care babies and their families. Their helpline can provide information and support from a member of our parent support team to pare and parent to parent support with another parent who has been through the experience of having a sick or premature baby.
Lactation Consultants of Great Britain www.lcgb.org
International Board Certified Lactation Consultants are professionally qualified to promote breastfeeding in a variety of NHS and community settings as Infant Feeding Specialists or Breastfeeding Co-ordinators, and in midwifery, health visiting, paediatrics and other healthcare roles, both clinical and educational. We also support breastfeeding families as voluntary breastfeeding counsellors/supporters, and in private practice.
P.O. Box 56
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