I endorse all of the organisations listed here.
Together they offer a fantastic resource – expertise, information, support and access to a community of mothers and health practitioners.
Breastfeeding Support is an evidence-based website sharing helpful breastfeeding resources and promoting good breastfeeding practice.
Transforming healthcare for babies, their mothers and
families in the UK, as part of a wider global partnership between the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef
A fiercely independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others
Independent, confidential, mother-centred, non-judgmental breastfeeding support and information
Supporting parents through the first 1,000 days to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
A voluntary organisation founded in 1979 by mothers already experienced in breastfeeding counselling.
Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here.
A network of breastfeeding drop-ins. They aim to offer help and support to breastfeeding mothers at any stage in their breastfeeding journey, regardless of the age of the baby or child and no matter how much breastmilk you are giving.
Trained breastfeeding counsellors (known as LLL Leaders), who have all breastfed their own babies, work as volunteers to provide a network of support options including local calls, a national Helpline, emails and social media.
And below some more questions answered. Links to mother (and partner) baby videos that you, your family or friends may find useful. The films were produced and directed by Lucy for the NCT in her work for Discreet Bowtiques’s sister company BlackRook Media.
How do I know my baby is getting enough milk?
How do I cope with a newborn?
How to cope with a crying baby?
How do I get my baby to sleep?
How do I massage my baby?
How do I cope with being a new dad?
How do I support my partner during labour?