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Getting help with breastfeeding - Useful contacts

If you're finding breastfeeding a bit of a struggle, it's worth getting some expert help.

 

Getting a bit of extra help with breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn't always easy to begin with, and it’s natural to feel a little anxious. After all, you and your baby are on a steep learning curve!

If you're finding breastfeeding difficult or if you're thinking about giving up, it's well worth speaking to a health professional first; it's not easy to go back once you've made the change.

Help is always available from your midwife, health visitor or breastfeeding counsellor; alternatively, you can get in touch with one of these useful contacts:

 

Useful contacts

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
0300 330 0700
http://www.nct.org.uk/parenting/feeding

 

National Breastfeeding Helpline
08442 090 920 or 0300 100 0212

Webchat available at http://www.nationalbreastfeedinghelpline.org.uk/

 

Breastfeeding Network
0300 100 0210
www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

 

Ask another mum

Mums who are experienced at breastfeeding can be a huge source of support and useful information. It can also be a relief to find out that other mums have been thinking or feeling the same as you!

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