Breastfeeding Helplines and Websites

Breastfeeding Support

National Breastfeeding Line
National Breastfeeding Helpline

0300 100 0212

The National Breastfeeding Helpline offers independent, confidentia, mother-centred, non-judgmental breast feeding support and information. The line is open 9:30am to 9:30pm every day of the year. Online chat support is also available via their website.

All calls are answered by highly trained volunteers, who are also mums who have breastfed.

Assocation Breast Feeding
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers

0300 330 5453

Calls to the NBH are answered by trained ABM Breastfeeding Counsellors and BfN Breastfeeding Supporters in their own homes. Calls to the ABM helpline are answered only by trained ABM Breastfeeding Counsellors. You will be connected to the first available volunteer. They will not necessarily be in the same area as you and may not have local knowledge but will be able to support you in your breastfeeding journey.

La Leche League

0345 120 2918

National Childbirth Trust (1)
National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

0300 330 0700

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding.

Start For Life

Start4life Breastfeeding Support

Start4life offers information to the many benefits and advantages of breastfeeding – not only for your baby, but for you too. Visit the website for more information.

Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend on Facebook Messenger
Start4Life Website

If you have any breastfeeding questions – the Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend chatbot(via Facebook Messenger) has lots of useful information and expert advice to share with you.

Whether you're experiencing breastfeeding difficulties or want to know which vitamins to take while breastfeeding, our chatbot is available 24⁄7.

All day, every day, you'll have access to:

  • NHS trusted advice – based on questions asked by thousands of new mums

  • a wide range of breastfeeding topics, guides and FAQs – available every day, 247

Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings

Baby Buddy is the multi-award winning free app that guides you through pregnancy, birth, parenting and beyond. You can explore the web version of Baby Buddy or download the full version of the app for free on the App Store and Google Play.


Useful links:

Infant Feeding During COVID-19

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Tongue Tie