Links to sites that offer breastfeeding support or information.
An overview of helplines and organisations available in the UK.
This site has particularly good information on medication and breastfeeding. Their information on mastitis and thrush is used widely.
A respected evidence-based site written by a UK IBCLC.
Information on support from your health visiting service in Medway from Medway Community Healthcare.
Kent Baby Matters – lots of information on breastfeeding support, baby wearing and other topics.
Listings for IBCLCs (Board certified lactation consultants) across the UK.
A range of resources particularly helpful for LGBTQ+ families.
The Association Of Breastfeeding Mothers offers mother-to-mother support, training programmes and information on breastfeeding. Their counsellors help to run the National Breastfeeding Helpline alongside Breastfeeding Network breastfeeding supporters.
A comprehensive evidence-based site on all aspects of breastfeeding and life with a new baby.
Information on support from your health visiting service in Kent from Kent Community Health Foundation Trust.
La Leche League supports breastfeeding mothers and babies throughout Kent.
The NCT run their own helpline as well as offering a range of other resources. NCT groups can be a good way to meet other new parents.
Up-to-date research based evidence about infant sleep.
There are a range of support options available on social media.
Please let us know any useful ones we can share with other mums and of course follow Beside You on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter too @BesideYou
Kent Boobies – local breastfeeding mums support each other.
This is a page for the Breastfeeding Network Drugs in Breastmilk Information service.
Can I breastfeed in it – recommendations for high street clothes which are practical for use during breastfeeding.