UK NHS National Breastfeeding Website and Helpline
The UK NHS National Breastfeeding Helpline is manned by breastfeeding counsellors from the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers and The Breastfeeding Network (see below).
Helpline number: 0300 100 0212
La Leche League GB
LLLGB is part of an international charity with a network of volunteer breastfeeding counsellors who support mothers by telephone and e-mail, and also run informal support meetings. The website lets you find your nearest counsellor or group or you can call their breastfeeding helpline or submit an online help form. LLL also publishes books and leaflets for mothers and health professionals.
Helpline number: 0845 120 2918
NCT is a UK charity helping parents through pregnancy, birth and early days of parenthood. They provide telephone helplines, antenatal and postnatal classes and other resources for parents.
Pregnancy & Birth Line:0300 330 0772 9am–8pm, Monday to Friday.
Breastfeeding Line: 0300 330 0771 8am–10pm, seven days a week
Postnatal Line: 0300 330 0773 9am–1pm, Monday to Friday.
Shared Experiences Helpline: 0300 330 0770 9am - 7pm, Monday - Friday.
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
The ABM is a UK charity run by mothers for mothers, committed to giving friendly support and supplying the right information to all women wishing to breastfeed. The charity provides a telephone helpline, e-mail help plus information and useful publications.
Helpline number: 08444 122 949
The Breastfeeding Network
UK charity providing a telephone helpline, drugs helpline, support centres and leaflets and information sheets.
The BFN is a UK charity providing breastfeeding information and support through a helplines, support centres and publications.
Breastfeeding helpline number: 0300 100 0210
Breastfeeding helpline in Bengali / Sylheti: 0300 456 2421
Drugs in breastmilk information and helpline