Infant Feeding Support

Here at Breastfeeding Together we are ready to continue to support you once your baby has arrived. Our trained and experienced Infant Feeding Peer Supporter Practitioners are here for you! We know how important both practical and emotional support is as we establish breastfeeding, and how import it is that this continues for as long as families need it.

So, if you need breastfeeding support, at any stage in your journey, please get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to help! We have lots of different support available and you can have as much or as little as you need.

Support Line-

Our friendly and knowledgeable Infant Feeding Peer Supporter Practitioners are available every day via our Support Line, to talk through your concerns and answer any questions you may have. You can call, text or WhatsApp us on 07742 234496 between 10am and 8pm, 7 days a week.

1:1 Breastfeeding Support Sessions-

If you need more in depth support or would like us to observe a breastfeed, you can book one of our FREE online 1:1 online Breastfeeding Support Sessions. These are provided by our experienced Infant Feeding Peer Supporter Practitioners who are on here to help you to get breastfeeding off to a good start and provide essential breastfeeding information and support. We can help with:

  • Emotional and practical support
  • Positioning and attachment
  • Breastfeeding positions
  • Breastfeeding problems
  • Expressing and giving expressed breastmilk
  • And lots more

For more information or to book a session please click book.breastfeedingtogether.co.uk

Boobs & Brews-

Boobs & Brews is our FREE weekly online drop in group, running every Friday from 10am-11am via Zoom. Led by our experienced Infant Feeding Peer Support Practitioners, our groups can help to support your emotional well-being, are friendly and informal and the perfect place to meet other breastfeeding mums/parents. Come and join us for a cup of virtual tea, support and chat. To find out more and how to join click here

Live Web Chat-

Do you have questions? Prefer typing to talking? Our FREE Live Web chat is available daily! Simply click the chat icon in the bottom right hand corner of the screen to speak to one of our Volunteer Peer Supporters between 10am-1pm and 7pm-10pm.

Online Community Group-

Our closed Facebook group- Breastfeeding Together Connect and Share UK is a FREE to join, friendly online community, which allows mums/parents to access, pregnancy, parenting and infant feeding peer support, connect with other families and share experiences in a caring and non-judgemental environment. The group is managed by a team of Volunteer Peer Supporters and is available 24 hours a day.

Breast Pump Hire-

Our breast pumps are available for hire to families living in or within 10 miles of Wigan Borough. For more details on this click here.

Online Parenting Sessions-

We have a number of online parenting sessions available too! Our Parenting Sessions can provide you with information and give you opportunity to ask any questions you may have. Our sessions are relaxed, informative and low cost with us just asking for a small donation for each session*.

  • Breastfeeding Your Newborn
  • Introducing Solid Foods to Your Baby

*We request a minimum donation of £1 to ensure accessibility for all, but we do ask if you can to consider making our suggested donation of £5. This enables us as a small charity to continue our essential work with families.

For more details and to book online click here.

YouTube-

Click to visit our YouTube channel, where you will find a selection of breastfeeding support videos.

Further Information

Click to view or download our Breastfeeding Support Leaflet

For any further information or support please feel free to contact us