Support & services Norwich

Feeding

Breastfeeding helplines & websites

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300 330 5453 [9.30am-9.30pm] Email counselling@abm.me.uk

Breastfeeding Network Support line
Breastfeeding Network Supporterline: 0300 100 0210 [9.30am-9.30pm]

La Leche League
La Leche League: 0845 120 2918

National Breastfeeding Helpline
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212 [9.30am-9.30pm]

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
National Childbirth Trust: 0300 330 0771 [8am-10pm]

 


Breastfeeding Mum Meets Charity

Your breastfeeding journey should NEVER be a lonely one.

Norfolk based charity Breastfeeding Mum Meets helps parents to support ,socialise and normalise. Weekly meets across Norfolk as well as 24 hour peer support on a dedicated FB page.

http://Www.breastfeedingmummeets.co.uk

FB page


Breastfeeding Norfolk

It is every breastfeeding mother’s wish to be able to achieve pain-free feeds and for her baby to grow well. Below are some of the situations that we can support mothers with:

Painful nipples and / or breasts

Difficulties with babies’ attachment at mothers’ breasts

Concerns about babies’ weight gain

Reducing dependence upon using nipple shields to breastfeed

Increasing milk supply

Contact Jan Edye (IBCLC Lactation Consultant) 07555 239 564

or Nikki Adlam (IBCLC Lactation Consultant) 07789 937 481

Breastfeeding Norfolk

 


Breastfeeding Support FB Groups

Facebook Support Groups:

Breastfeeding Support Norwich

Breastfeeding Mum Meets   (private Facebook group)

Early Childhood and Family Service district Facebook pages (see separate posts above)

 

 


Feeding Support Groups

 

Helplines and Websites: From the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital website.

Local Midwife via Medicom 01603 481222 (baby up to 28 days old)

Association Of Breastfeeding Mothers   08444 122 949/0300 3305453 (9:30-10.30)                            Email: counselling@abm.me.uk

La Leche League  0845 120 2918

National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212

National Childbirth Trust 0300 3300771

Breastfeeding Network Supporter Line 0300 100 2010

Health Visitor 0300 300 0123 (08.00am-18.00pm Saturdays 09.00am-13.00pm)

Just One Norfolk : Your Midwife or Health Visitor may have given you details of local support available already. If you have any other questions or concerns, you can contact the Healthy Child Programme by calling Just One Number on 0300 300 0123 or texting Parentline on 07520631590. Our opening hours are 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

We have weekly infant feeding assessment clinics across the county and trained staff who are available to help at home when needed.


Local Support groups PRE – COVID.

Gateway Baby Café
The Place, 61 Spinney Road, Thorpe St Andrew, NR7 0PL

Breastfeeding Support
Dereham Library, 59 High Street, Dereham, NR19 1DZ.

Café B
Butterflies Childrens Centre, Castle Hill, Beccles, NR34 7BQ.

Lactation Motivation
Clenchwarton Methodist Church, PE34 4AQ.

Breastfeeding Norfolk
West Pottergate Medical Practice, Earlham Road, Norwich, NR2 4BX.

Breastfeeding Support Café
Rowan House, Health and Wellbeing Centre, 28 Queens Road, Hethersett NR9 3DB.

Midwife Led Café
Seagulls Childrens Centre, Magdalen Way, Gorleston, NR31 7BP.

 


N&N Essential Guide to feeding & Caring for your baby

Recommended by Midwives at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.

Download the Essential Guide for Feeding and Caring for your Baby here


No Milk Like Mama’s

No Milk Like Mama’s® is a team of specialist Breastfeeding & Gentle Sleep Support Practitioners offering online support worldwide, and in-home support in and around Norfolk and Suffolk.

Supporting you to make informed choices and feel confident in your decisions, we are passionate about good quality, consistent and evidence based support for families. The ethos of No Milk Like Mama’s is to encourage parents to trust their instincts, be responsive to their children, and put love and connection at the forefront of everything they do.

 

Email for more information support@nomilklikemamas.co.uk


SERV Norfolk

Donated Breast Milk Service

We’ve made the ‘too difficult’ easy and practical.

We collect from mothers & deliver to the Milk Bank at The Rosie Hospital.

We collect from The Rosie Hospital and deliver to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (N.I.C.U.) at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital.

More babies now have access to donated breast milk.

Email dbm@servnorfolk.org.uk for more information.  (Run by volunteers, emails checked every few days)

SERV Norfolk


The Breastfeeding Network

Recommended by the Infant Feeding Co-ordinator at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital.

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

It aims to:

  • Promote breastfeeding and a greater understanding of breastfeeding in the United Kingdom.
  • Collect and disseminate information on breastfeeding and baby and infant nutrition.
  • Provide information and support to parents on the feeding of babies and infants.
  • Set and encourage the acceptance of quality standards for breastfeeding support.
  • Establish and publish codes of practice for such support.

www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk


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