Breastfeeding support

in Cardiff, Newport and surrounding areas

If you need urgent help and are unable to get to a support meeting or clinic, you can phone the Midwifery Unit at the hospital:

UHW:  029 2074 5030 or 029 2074 5196
Royal Gwent: 01633 234608
Royal Glamorgan: 01443 443443


Support Groups (Please contact me if you know of any other support available in the area and I will update this list.)

Monday
09.30 - 13.00   Cowbridge Breastfeeding clinic, Cowbridge Health Centre, CF71 7AH

10.00 - 12.00  Breast Friends of Newport (1st Mon of month), 69 Lower Dock St, Maindee NP20 1EH

13.00 - 14.30  Newport Peer Support Group, Forest Centre, Duffryn Tel. 01633 817958

14.00 - 16.00 Barry Midwife Breastfeeding Group, Barry Leisure Centre, Greenwood St, Barry, CF63 4RU

Tuesday
09.00 - 15.30 Cardiff Breastfeeding Clinic, Woodville Christian Centre, Crwys Rd, Cardiff, CF24 4ND 

11.00 - 12.30 Milkyway, The Community Room, Ely and Caerau Children’s Centre Michaelston Rd, CF5 4SX, www.facebook.com/milkywaybfgroup

Wednesday
10.30 - 12.00 Moorland Park Community Centre, NP19 4NA, Tel. 01633 414660

09.30 - 12.00 Christchurch, Malpas Road NP20 5PP, Tel. 01633 414660

10.00 - 12.00 Penarth Baby Latte (Peer support group), Methodist Church, Albert Rd, Penarth, www.penarthbabylatte.wikispaces.com

10.00 - 11.30 Association of Breastfeeding mothers, Newport NP19 7EL, Tel: 01633 851945 or 01633 414660

13.30 - 15.30 Cardiff Bay Breastfeeding Group, The Salvation Army, Corporation Road, Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 7AY

1.30-3.00pm Penylan Breastfeeding Group, Penylan Community Centre and Library, Pen-y-lan Road, Cardiff, CF23 5HW

1.30-3.00pm Taffs Well Jelly Babies (Peer Support group), Taffs Well Village Hall, Cardiff Road, Taffs Well CF15 7PL,  www.jellybabiesbsg.wordpress.com

Thursday
10:30 - 12:00 Flying Start Breast Feeding Group, Baptist Church, Duckpool Rd, Maindee, NP19 7EN, Tel. 01633 414660

13.00 - 15.00 Whitchurch Latch On (Peer Support Group), Ararat Centre for the Community, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 1PT, www.latchoncardiff.btck.co.uk

13.00 - 15.00 Barry Milk Mates (Peer support group), St David’s Church Hall, Winston Rd, Barry, http://barrymilkmates.tripod.com/

Friday
10.30-13.00 La Leche League of Newport & Cardiff, Cardiff La Leche League (3rd Friday of the month), Canolfan Beulah, Beulah Rd, Cardiff, CF14 6LX  
Newport La Leche League  (1st Friday of the month), Ty-Du Welfare Hall, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9EQ,      www.facebook.com/groups/LLLofNewport, Tel: 01633 669260       

13.30 - 15.30  Cardiff Breastfeeding Clinic, St David’s Hospital, Canton, Cardiff, CF11 9XB 


Phonelines

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, 0300 330 5453, 9.30am-10.30pm, 365 days a year, www.abm.me.uk

Breastfeeding Network
Supporter Line, 0300 100 0210, 9.30am-9.30pm, 365 days a year
Support Line in Bengali/Sylheti, 0300 456 2421, 9.30am-9.30pm, 365 days a year
Supporter Line in Tamil/Telugu/Hindi, 0300 330 5469, 9.30am-9.30pm, 365 days a year
Drugs in Breastmilk helpline, 0844 412 4665 (you may have to leave a voicemail but your call will be returned by a trained pharmacist), www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

 La Leche League, 0345 120 2918 (manned by LLL group leaders in their home), https://www.laleche.org.uk/

National Breastfeeding Helpline, 0300 100 0212    9.30am-9.30pm 365 days a year, http://www.nationalbreastfeedinghelpline.org.uk/

NCT National Breastfeeding Line, 0300 330 0771    8am-midnight    365 days a year

UNICEF Baby Friendly, 0844 801 2414   http://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/

NHS Direct, 0845 46 47

Other useful website links

www.kellymom.com
www.nhs.uk/start4life 
www.nhs.uk/breastfeeding      
www.nice.org.uk
http://www.thealphaparent.com/2011/12/timeline-of-breastfed-baby.html
https://www.facebook.com/themilkmeg/

There are also some really good facebook groups that offer 24 hour mum to mum support and can be invaluable in the middle of the night, contact me if you'd like me to point you in the right direction.