Support & services Norwich


Badersfield Breastfeeding support group – NR10 5LG

Bring a few pennies as we invade the village coffee morning in main hall for coffee/tea/amazing cakes and THE best sausage rolls and more!!!

Breastfeeding helplines & websites

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300 330 5453 [9.30am-9.30pm] Email

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 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

Reducing and reversing need for supplementation with baby milk formula

Support to relactate

Support to reduce breastfeeding

Ante – natal support and information


Contact Jan Edye (IBCLC Lactation Consultant) 07555 239 564

or Nikki Adlam (IBCLC Lactation Consultant) 07789 937 481

Breastfeeding Norfolk


Book a private consultation with Jan at Breastfeeding Norfolk. She is the most brilliant lactation consultant and an amazing woman! Marion A Apr’17

Breastfeeding Support FB Groups

Facebook Support Groups:

Breastfeeding Support Norwich

Breastfeeding Mum Meets

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:

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)

Local Support groups

All the support groups are friendly and welcoming and many are run in conjunction with local health professionals, family services and local mums. You don’t have to have a ‘problem’ to attend – just come along for a drink and a chat. Older children are also welcome.

Below are some of the local groups. Please call or check online before attending as timings and venues can change.


Gateway Baby Café
10:00-12:00 Alternate Mondays from 9th September 2019.
The Place, 61 Spinney Road, Thorpe St Andrew, NR7 0PL

Breastfeeding Support
12:00-14:00 Alternate Mondays from 7th October 2019.
Dereham Library, 59 High Street, Dereham, NR19 1DZ.

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


Currently no support groups run on a Tuesday


Lactation Motivation
12:00-14:00 and 19:00-20:00.
Clenchwarton Methodist Church, PE34 4AQ.


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


Breastfeeding Support Café
1st and 3rd Friday of each month
Rowan House, Health and Wellbeing Centre, 28 Queens Road, Hethersett NR9 3DB.

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

Appointment Only

NNUH specialist Infant Feeding Clinic – Earlham Early Years Children’s Centre,
168a Motum Road, Norwich, NR5 8EG.

Midwife and IBCLC Lactation Consultant appointments available for babies up to 28 days old. Please ask your midwife or call 01603 286058.


Infant Feeding Cafe

Stoke Holy Cross Church Hall
Wednesday, 9.30am-11am Term time only

A free, non for profit, friendly infant feeding cafe, ran alongside our community cafe. Offering advice and support for all your feeding concerns or questions. Our team consists of ABM trained nurses and a midwife. Free tea/coffee and cake available, and a chance to meet other mums and families. We welcome mums, mums to be, dads, grandparents etc. All welcome.

Infant Feeding Cafe

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

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 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.