Postnatal breastfeeding support

If you need help or support with breastfeeding, in the first instance please call your community midwife or health visitor. Additional support is listed below.

Infant Feeding Team at Chelsea and Westminster
(Mon–Fri, 9am–3pm, Sat/Sun, 9am–1pm)
T: 020 3315 3017

Infant Feeding Team at West Middlesex University Hospital
Mon–Fri, 9am–3pm
T: 020 8321 5006

National Breastfeeding Helpline

9:30am–9:30pm every day
T: 0300 100 0212

NCT Breastfeeding Helpline

8am–midnight every day
T: 0300 330 0700

La Leche League Helpline
8am–11pm every day 
T: 0345 120 2918

10am–1pm and 7–10pm for parents of twins, triplets and more
T: 0800 138 0509

Bliss Helpline
National charity dedicated to working for special care babies and their families
E: (response time 3–5 days)

Breastfeeding in your local area 

Ask your community midwife or health visitor (from approximately 2 weeks of age), for information about local support.

Health visitor infant feeding Support

Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham Boroughs Health
T: 07795 062053 (Mon–Fri, 10am–3pm)

Wandsworth and Richmond
T: 0330 058 1679 (Mon–Fri, 9am–5pm)

T: 020 8973 3490 to receive information on how to access breastfeeding support.

Local NCT breastfeeding counsellor 

Residents living in the boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond can access additional telephone support from a local NCT breastfeeding counsellor.

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Get help (maternity helpline)

Chelsea and Westminster
T: 020 3315 6000

West Middlesex
T: 020 8321 5839 

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