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NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING HELPLINE 0300 100 0212
Available every day 9.30am to 9.30pm
For online information visit www.breastfeeding.nhs. Co.uk
 
NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST(NCT)
Offers breastfeeding and antenatal support
Alexandra House, Oldham Terrace, Acton, London W3 6NH
Tel; 0300 3300770
Website; www.nct.org.uk 
 
NCT Breastfeeding helpline 0300 3300 770
Open every day 8.00am - 10.00pm
The line connects callers to their nearest breastfeeding counsellor.
 
The NCT also runs local antenatal classes, which includes a session on breastfeeding.
Leicester Branch 0844 2436185
E-mail nctleicester@hotmail.com                      
 
Nct also run a postnatal helpline 0300 330 0773
9am to 1pm Monday - Friday
 
THE BREASTFEEDING NETWORK
PO Box 1126, Paisley PA2 8YB
Supportline: 0300 100 0210 ( every day 9.30 am - 9.30 pm)
Bengali/Sylheti Supporter line: 0300 456 2421
Drugs in breastmilk helpline 0844 412 4665 (answerphone on the line)
Leaflets available to download on topics such as thrush.mastitis,expressing milk and drug information.
 
LA LECHE LEAGUE
PO  Box 29,West Bridgeford, Nottingham NG2 7NP
24 hr Helpline 0845 120 2918
Online support by visiting www.laleche.org.uk
 
ASSOCIATION OF BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS(ABM)
PO Box 207, Bridgewater,Somerset TA6 7YT
Helpline 0870401 7711

INFORMATION  ON BREASTFEEDING PRODUCTS

The following companies will give information on breast pumps to buy or hire.

EXPRESS  YOURSELF MUMS
Tel; 0208 8305576
Website: expressyourselfmums.co.uk
 
MEDELA UK
Huntsman Drive, Northbank Industrial Park, Irlam, Manchester M44 5EG
Tel: 0870 950 5994
 
ARDO MEDICAL
Unit 2, Belvedere Trading Estate, Taunton, Somerset TA3 IBR
Tel: 01823 336362
Website www.ardomedical.co.uk           
 
AVENT                                                        
Glemsford, SUFFOLK, C010 7QS
Tel 0800 289064

 

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