Breastfeeding Organisations & Support Websites

There are several voluntary breastfeeding organisations listed below that have breastfeeding counsellors contactable by phone. They are ususally breastfeeding mothers who have been trained by the organisations to support other breastfeeding mothers. When you ring, your call will be routed to a local breastfeeding counsellor in her own home.


Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings has made a DVD called 'From bump to breastfeeding', which shows parents how to get started breastfeeding and provide practical answers to the common problems.


NCT (National Childbirth Trust) has a wide range of articles on its site about breastfeeding. They also have a breastfeeding helpline.

La Leche League

La Leche League aims to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding, of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) has lots of useful breastfeeding information, a list of local support groups, current breastfeeding news and more. Together with The Breastfeeding Network (BfN), they run the National Breastfeeding Helpline

The Breastfeeding Network

The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) and Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) run the National Breastfeeding Helpline. Thousands of women and their families appreciate being able to speak to another mum, at the other end of the telephone, who has experience of breastfeeding and is able to offer information and support.


At, our goal is to provide support & evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting.

Jane’s Breastfeeding Resources

Jane's Breastfeeding Resources is an information website dedicated to the promotion of breastfeeding.


Start4Life has loads of tips and advice for breastfeeding.

NHS Breastfeeding Advice

The NHS is a fantastic source of information about breastfeeding. They have articles and videos about a wide range of topics