Baby Bistros and Baby Cafes

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...feeding your baby from birth and beyond.

Other sources of support

National Breastfeeding Helpline
0300 100 0212

NCT Breastfeeding Helpline
0300 330 0771

La Leche League Helpline
0845 120 2918

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
0300 330 5453

Health Visiting Facebook

Health Visiting Twitter

Eating Well: The First Year - An excellent resource for parents and professional by First Steps Nutrition which is an independent agency committed to providing non biased, evidence based nutrition advice.

Local Breastfeeding Support

Baby Bistros

Locala Baby Bistros are support groups run by trained volunteer Mums who use their breastfeeding experience to support Mums to breastfeed their babies. Our peer support volunteers are trained to support mums experiencing simple breastfeeding problems. The Bistros provide mums with the opportunity to get together in an informal environment to socialise and support each other in all aspects of feeding their babies.


  • Dewsbury Moor Children's Centre 10.00am - 12.00pm Baby Bistro

  • Birstall & Birkenshaw Children's Centre 13.00pm - 15.00pm Baby Bistro

  • Paddock Jubilee Centre 09.45am - 11.45am Term Time Baby Bistro


  • Mirfield St Andrews 9.30am - 11.00am Baby Bistro


  • Overthorpe Children's Centre 9.30am - 11.30am Baby Bistro
  • Paddock Jubilee Centre 09.45am - 11.45am Term Time Baby Bistro runs alongside Melody Makers


  • Clayton West URC Church Hall 13.00pm - 15.00pm Term Time Only Baby Bistro runs alongside parent and toddlergroup

Baby Cafe

The Baby Cafe offers specialist support to breastfeeding mums experiencing persistent and complex breastfeeding problems. Support is provided by experienced and trained health professionals including lactation consultants, midwives, health visitors and community nursery nurses. The Baby Cafe also provides support with all aspects of breastfeeding and its impact on daily life and the opportunity to chat to other mums and breastfeeding peer supporters.

Huddersfield Baby Cafe, The Zone, St Andrew's Road Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 6PT,
Monday 1200 - 1400 except Bank Holidays

Halifax Baby Cafe, Baby Ballet, 25 Square Road (opposite Eureka), Halifax, Yorkshire, HX1 1QG,
Thursdays 0900 - 1100

Birstall and Birkenshaw Children's Centre Thursdays 12 - 2pm

For information on locations please click 'Clinic Information and Times' on the left.

Your Health Visiting team

Your health visiting team is available 09.00 to 20.00 Monday to Friday to give breastfeeding advice. Please contact your health visiting team on 030 3330 9820 (North Kirklees) or 030 3330 9974 (South Kirklees) during the hours of 09.00 to 17.00 & 030 3330 9588 during the hours of 17.00 to 20.00. There is a health visitor available Monday to Friday at well-baby clinics throughout Kirklees if you would like face to face breastfeeding support. Please see map below for locations.


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