National Breastfeeding Helpline
A government funded breastfeeding helpline.
0300 100 0212


National Childbirth TrustNational Childbirth Trust
A leading charity for pregnancy, birth and parenting in the UK and offering relevant information, reassurance and mutual support. The NCT is run by parents for parents and provides a range of quality educational and support services for parents

Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 330 700 open 8am to midnight 7 days a week


Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
Association of Breastfeeding MothersA charity run by mothers for mothers, committed to giving friendly support and supplying accurate information to all women wishing to breastfeed. The Helpline is open from 9.30am to 10.30pm every day

Breastfeeding Helpline: 08444 122 949



La Leche League
La Leche LeagueMother-to-mother support and information on breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Helpline: 0345 120 2918

Local Group

Local LLL Facebook page


The Breastfeeding Network
The Breastfeeding NetworkThe Breastfeeding Network (BfN) aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others. Their website has up to date information on the effects of medications on breastmilk.


NHS Breastfeeding
NHS BreastfeedingAs well as providing health professionals with information and resources to help with their day-to-day work, this site also contains advice for women who are thinking about breastfeeding or who are actually breastfeeding.



UnicefProvides information on the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative and is working with your health services to improve the care and support they provide. Has pages for parents, on training and access to latest news and research. It also has a range of downloadable resources.


Real Baby Milk
At Real Baby Milk we are here to help support breastfeeding mums. Struggling to breastfeed? Want help to locate local breastfeeding support groups in your area? Or find the most recent breastfeeding advice and information? That’s precisely what we can help you to do.


KellymomEvidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting issues.
NHS Direct
NHS Direct24hr advice on health worries. Useful out of normal GP hours.
Helpline: 0845 46 47


La Leche League Plymouth
La Leche League Plymouth and South East Cornwall have regular meetings and can offer free breastfeeding courses.


Parents Guide to Plymouth
This website was set up to complement the very popular book “A Parents Guide to Plymouth”, first published in 1983, but no longer in print. Parents and carers of children living in, or visiting, Plymouth and surrounding area, should be able to find everything they need by following the links. Information to be included on the Website is very welcome and can be communicated either by way of the message board or by contacting Parent Friendly.


The Good Egg Guide to in car seat safety

Plymouth Online Directory for families

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