Infant Feeding

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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

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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.

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
Mondays 1200 - 1400 except Bank Holidays
Limited staffing on Monday 23rd December

Halifax Baby Café, Halifax Central Library & Archive, Square Rd, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 1QG
Thursdays 1300 - 1500 except Bank Holiday

Birstall and Birkenshaw Children's Centre, Fieldhead Crescent, Batley WF17 9BP
Thursdays 1200 - 1400

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

Breastfeeding Peer Support

Mother to Mother support is available from trained volunteers 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. These sessions 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. 

Every second Tuesday of the month

  • Auntie Pam's, Dewsbury 10.00am - 12.00pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Paddock Jubilee Centre 09.45am - 11.45am Term Time (Breastfeeding Peer Support runs alongside Melody Makers)


  • Brian Jackson Centre, Huddersfield - 10.30am -12.30pm


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