Breastfeeding Support Groups

Practice Health Champions

There are many breastfeeding drop-in support groups across Stoke and Staffordshire for pregnant and breastfeeding mums. Anyone who is interested in finding out about breastfeeding or helping a breastfeeding mum is welcome.

Times, dates and venues may be subject to change.

Local Support

  • University Hospital of North Midlands; 
    • 24hr Infant feeding support Helpline for all mothers discharged from the University Hospital North Midlands 01785 230059 - *helpline is operated by University Hospital of North Midlands*
    • Royal Stoke Breastfeeding Co-ordinators 01782 672212 or bleep through main switchboard 01782 715444 bleep 15811 Please go to uhnm.nhs.uk or contact the venue directly
    • Royal Stoke Breastfeeding Clinic, Appointment only for unresolved breastfeeding issues for mothers whose babies are less than 28 days old: Tuesdays 10.00-12.00. To arrange an appointment or to discuss a referral please telephone 01782 672212 (voicemail), pager: 07623 825740
    • Royal Stoke Breastfeeding Antenatal Class, Tuesday afternoons. Learn about breastfeeding before the birth 2-3pm, held on the Midwifery Birthing Unit. Call MBC on 01782 672200 to book
  • Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust 
    • Community Breastfeeding Team (Stoke) For breastfeeding information and support please contact 0300 7900 163 (for Mothers and babies who live in Stoke-on-Trent)
  •  Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
    • 24hr Infant feeding support Helpline for all mothers discharged from Burton NHS Foundation Trust hospitals, telephone 01543 412905- *helpline is operated by Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield*

Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshops

Wednesday  - 1st Wednesday of the month - 10.00 – 12.00  Antenatal class, Samuel Johnson Hospital, Lichfield, WS13 6EF - to book contact 01283 566333 ext 4351

Thursday- 11:30-12:30 at Glascote Children's Centre (1 per month) Telephone 01827 475222 or 475225 to book

Thursday – 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, Waterloo Street, Burton .  Telephone 01283 566333 ext 4351

 

Breastfeeding Support Groups 2018
Information correct as of August 2018 - please see contact details to check parent-led groups are still running

Tuesday

10.30 - 12.00        Stoke Library, Stoke Local Centre, South Wolfe Street, ST4 4SZ, 0300 303 3298 

 

Wednesday

10.00 - 12.00        Crescent Children's Centre, Pinewood Crescent, Meir, ST3 6HZ, 0300 303 3298       

11.00 - 12.30        Springfields Health & Wellbeing Centre, Lovett Court, Rugeley WS15 2FH, 01543 431586

13.30 - 14.30        Silkmore Children's Centre, Exeter Street, Stafford, ST17 4EG  01785 221047       

13.30 - 15.30        FAB Mums Norton, Norton Children’s Centre, ST6 8JW, 0300 303 3298

  

Friday

13.00 - 14.30       Charnwood Children's Centre, Purcell Ave, Lichfield, WS13 7PH, 01543 431586


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