Other sources of information
Below are details of other sites that provide information about breastfeeding and support for breastfeeding mothers
www.laleche.org.uk La Leche League helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and promotes a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of baby and mother.
www.thebabycafe.org The Baby Café charity coordinates a network of breastfeeding drop-in centres and other services to support breastfeeding mothers across the UK
www.abm.me.uk This is the site of the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers. In it you can find useful breastfeeding information, a list of local support groups as well as current breastfeeding news.
www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/ The Baby Friendly Initiative is a worldwide programme of the World Health Organization and UNICEF. It was established to encourage maternity hospitals to implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and to practise in accordance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
www.nhs.uk This is the NHS information source on Breastfeeding.
www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk The Breastfeeding Network is an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and those involved in their care.
www.nct.org.uk NCT is here to support parents. They give accurate, impartial information so that they can decide what’s best for their family, and they introduce them to a network of local parents to gain practical and emotional support.
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National Breastfeeding helpline:
0300 100 0212
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers:
0300 330 5453
The Breastfeeding Network & Supportline:
0300 100 0210
La Leche League:
0845 120 2918
0300 330 0700