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Infant feeding and specialist breastfeeding support

Find NHS advice and local support groups on infant feeding and breastfeeding.

Antenatal Feeding Team - The Dudley Infant Feeding Team is available to support throughout pregnancy until your baby is 6 weeks old.

Find further details on breastfeeding workshops on Facebook: @dudleyinfantfeedingteam

Postnatal Feeding Team information - Find further details on feeding your baby.

NHS breastfeeding advice.

NHS bottle-feeding advice.

You can find further information on infant feeding on the Healthy Dudley website or on the Start for life pages.

Breastfeeding support groups

Dudley community breastfeeding support

Dudley community breastfeeding support workers are available for home visits, virtual video support and telephone support. They are part of the Dudley Infant Feeding Team based at Russells Hall Hospital.

Telephone: 01384 244358 or 01384 456111 (extn 3887)

New Baby Network

The New Baby Network  runs local infant feeding peer support groups and can help with establishing breastfeeding.

Facebook: @Newbabynetwork or Milk Mates – New Baby Network (private group)

La Leche League

La Leche League offers breastfeeding support and help.

Telephone: 0345 120 2918 (8am to 11pm daily)
Facebook: @breastfeedinglllgb

National Breastfeeding Helpline

National Breastfeeding Helpline (National) – This Helpline offers independent, non-judgemental breastfeeding support and information.

Telephone: 0300 100 0212 (9.30am to 9.30pm daily)
Facebook: @NationalBreastfeedingHelpline

National Childbirth Trust

National Childbirth Trust (NCT) Breastfeeding Support (National) - The website contains lots of useful information on all aspects of breastfeeding and infant feeding.

Telephone: 0300 330 0700 – Option 1 for infant feeding support
Facebook: @nationalchildbirthtrust

The Breastfeeding Network

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

Telephone: 0300 100 0210