Baby Café national news
Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2012
Thursday, 31 May 2012 09:53

To celebrate National Volunteer Week we caught up with one our facilitators and some of our volunteers to see

how valued voluntary support is within a Baby Café and why people choose to volunteer.


Check out each of their stories:

Anne Humphries, Baby Café facilitator, Horley Baby Cafe Local

Charlotte Keyworth, breastfeeding peer supporter, Batley Baby Café

Hayley Sunderland, breastfeeding peer supporter, Staincliffe, Deswbury Hospital antenatal and postnatal ward

Laura Tomlinson, breastfeeding peer supporter, Batley Baby Café

Sheila Bottomley, NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor, Batley Baby Café


Baby Café relies on the dedicated support of volunteers, Visit our volunteer page to see how you could support your local Baby Café.

During National Volunteer Week, Baby Café is encouraging volunteers and facilitators to share their volunteer stories with us on Facebook Join us now to let us know what a difference volunteering makes to you and your local Baby Café.

Baby Café Autumn Newsletter
Monday, 19 December 2011 12:14

Check out our latest news in the Autumn newsletter available to Baby Café Facilitators in our Resource Bank.

Highlights include:

  • Round up of the year
  • The latest Baby Café and Baby Café Local launches
  • Calderdale cited as best practice
  • International news
  • What's new?

Enjoy the read and if you have any feedback about the content or would like to include an article about your Baby Café next time, then e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




International News
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 15:32

We would like to welcome the following new international Baby Cafés to our network:


The San Antonio Baby Café, Texas

The Baby Café of United Hospital, Minnesota

Baby Café Cd. Juarez, Mexico

Community Baby Café, Dallas

Hidalgo County WIC Baby Café, Texas

Hastings Baby Café, New Zealand



Baby Café Local Launches
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 15:02

We are very excited to see Baby Café Local roll out across the UK. See where we've been recently!

Location: Hertsmere
Date: June 2011


Breastfeeding Awareness Week in June 2011 saw the official launch of Baby Café Local. Four Baby Café Locals were launched in the Hertsmere area project managed by Ruth Harrison.

Julie Williams to launch second Baby Café in West Lindsey
Monday, 20 June 2011 08:25

Following the success of Gainsborough's Baby Café, a second is opening in West Lindsey during National Breastfeeding Awareness Week 19-25 June 2011.

The Wolds Baby Café in Market Rasen is holding a launch event on Thursday 23rd June at 12.30pm.

Julie Williams, National Co-ordinator & Co-founder of The Baby Café Charitable Trust will officially open the new Baby Café at Market Rasen Children’s Centre.





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