Online additional resources and support groups

  • Responsive paced bottle feeding: 

  • Safer sleep:

Should babies sleep through the night

  • Twins/Triplet

More information can be gained from our Infant Feeding Team by emailing



Breastfeeding Support Groups


Resources and additional support

Human Milk Project

Learn about human milk for human babies.

Breastfeeding Network

The Breastfeeding Network has detailed information about breastfeeding, including Drugs in Breastmilk and breastfeeding complications such as If Breastfeeding Hurtsmastitis, and thrush.

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM)

ABM are a group of trained volunteers dedicated to supporting breastfeeding families. ABM has been supporting nurturing families for almost 40 years.

La Leche League (LLL)

La Leche League trained breastfeeding counsellors (known as LLL Leaders), having all breastfed their own babies, provide support for breastfeeding families via meetings, phone calls and social media.


Bliss offers emotional and practical support to empower families and equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to provide the best possible care to their baby, for however long they live and for however long their stay in neonatal care.


TwinsTrust offers a range of support for parents of twins and multiple babies


Breastfeeding.Support offers information and resources including articles on common questions parents may have around feeding their baby.

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

NCT breastfeeding counsellors offer practical and emotional support with feeding your baby.

KellyMom has a range of resources and information on breastfeeding including common challenges and managing expectations.


Foreign language info sheets

Unicef Baby Friendly have updated their foreign language info sheets to make sure the translations for supporting you with Breastfeeding/Hand expressing/Bottle feeding more accessible and printed versions can be downloaded from the Unicef Website.  

Parents who speak Bengali/Sylheti:The Breastfeeding Networkvolunteer organisation has a national helpline: 0300 456 2421 9.30am-9.30pm daily. Please leave a voice message and then someone will call you back and give support.

Parents who speak Polish:  
National Breastfeeding Helpline0300 100 0212 9.30am-9.30pm daily. 

Global Health Media have created a number of breastfeeding videos in different languages (including French, Spanish, Nepali, Swahili, lao, Khmer, Kinyarwanda) which are really useful to watch with your partner or family to help prepare you for feeding your baby.


Breastfeeding and taking medication/having a procedure and anaesthetic

For information about the safety of breastfeeding whilst taking medication, please visit (opens in a new window). This site has information for every medication and the safety of breastfeeding whilst taking it. You can also visit the Breastfeeding Network website (opens in a new window), or contact our Infant Feeding Team if you have any concerns or questions.

To find further information on breastfeeding you can ask your midwife or health visitor. In addition, you are invited to attend classes that cover responsive parenting and infant feeding. 


Family advice line

A new Surrey-wide advice line has launched for families with children aged 0-19 yrs. Please see the poster below for further information.

Interim Poster for New Advice Line FINAL 27 March 2019.pdf [pdf] 560KB

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