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

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

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

11.00 - 12.30              Cardiff East Peer Support Group
Llanrumney Library, Countisbury Avenue CF3 5NQ

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

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

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

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

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

13.00 - 15.00        Barry Milk Mates (Peer support group)
                                   St David’s Church Hall, Winston Rd, Barry


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
                                   Tel: 01633 669260       

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


Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
0300 330 5453    9.30am-10.30pm              365 days a year

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)

 La Leche League                                               
0345 120 2918 (manned by LLL group leaders in their home)

National Breastfeeding Helpline            
0300 100 0212    9.30am-9.30pm 365 days a year

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

UNICEF Baby Friendly                                   
0844 801 2414

NHS Direct                                                         
0845 46 47

Other useful website links

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.