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Breastfeeding assessment, advice and support clinics/drop ins

You can get breast feeding support from any of our breastfeeding assessment, advice and support clinics /drop ins  where staff within our Health Visiting Teams are trained and experienced to advise and support you.

Mum and baby
Mum and baby

Additionally, you can expect to received routine support and advice with breastfeeding from your Health Visitor at the following times

  • Antenatal contact from 28 weeks
  • Telephone call between 4-6 days to complete a feeding assessment
  • New Birth Visit between 10-14 days
  • Postnatal contact between 6-8 weeks
  • Child Health Advice Clinics
  • Breastfeeding Support Groups


If you want further support or have a concern 

  • Your Health Visitor advice line available Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm. The telephone number with be in your Parent Held Child Health Record Book (Red Book)
  • Child Health Advice Clinics
  • Breastfeeding Assessment and Support Drop-ins / Clinics
  • Breastfeeding Support Groups for Assessment and Advice. These are led by Health Visitors and sometimes in partnership with Community Peer Support Workers


Plus, if needed you can expect further support for more specialist advice and complex feeding issues

  • A home visit by a member of the Health Visiting Team for a Breastfeeding Assessment, Advice and Support.
  • If required a referral to a GP (e.g. medication, ill baby, weight concerns), tongue-tie assessment clinic or Paediatrician (e.g. Jaundice)


To search for breastfeeding support near you:

Please enter your postcode or key words or location  or tick the day of the week you are looking for support and press the search button. On the group listing below the map please click on the Centre Name (first column) to view complete details.

Please be aware that due to recent changes to our groups and clinics, and especially during holiday periods such as Christmas and Easter, we suggest that you contact your Health Visiting Team before you attend one of our groups for the first time

We are keen to keep this information accurate but are aware that details do change, so if you see any that are out of date please email us.

NB list last updated April 2016

Information:

Find out more about Southern Health's breastfeeding service

Breastfeeding Good News Stories

Breastfeeding; A Student Health Visitor's Personal Reflection - (courtesy of the Journal of Health Visiting)


Infant feeding support

Breastfeeding groups

Centre nameAddressOpening timesContact numberMap
Breastfeeding CafeMaple Vue Children's Centre, Belle Vue...Friday 10am-12pm01252 316963Maple Vue Children's Centre Belle Vue Road
Aldershot
Hampshire
GU12 4RZ
United Kingdom
Breastfeeding BabesBroadlands ward, E level, Princess Anne...Drop in: Monday - Friday 10am to 1pm...Sandy Jackson 07786 267584Broadlands ward, E level Princess Anne Hospital
Southampton
Southampton
SO16 5YA
United Kingdom
Breast and bottle feeding supportAldershot Library, 109 High Street,...Tuesdays 13.00-14.300300 555 1387109 High Street
Aldershot
Hampshire
GU11 1DQ
United Kingdom
Breast and bottle feeding supportPark Children’s Centre, Gloucester...Wednesdays 13.00-14.3001252 338607Park Children’s Cen Gloucester Road
Aldershot
Hampshire
GU11 3SL
United Kingdom
Bosom Pals and tongue tie clinicThe Waterside Children's Centre,...Wednesday 1 to 3pm02380 845247The Waterside Children's Centre Ashford Crescent
Hythe
Hampshire
SO45 6ET
United Kingdom
Bosom Pals - Totton and ElingTotton Health Centre (Community...Mondays 10:00-12:00 noonCathy Denman (Nursery Nurse)...Totton Health Centre Testwood Lane
Totton
Hampshire
SO40 3ZN
United Kingdom
Bosom Pals - RomseyRomsey Baptist Church Hall, Bell...Thursday 09:30-11:3001794 523702Romsey Baptist Church Hall Bell Street
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 8GW
United Kingdom
Bosom Pals - Rest and BreastSt Judes Church Hall, Warren Avenue,...Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm02380 241034St Judes Church Hall Warren Avenue
Southampton
Southampton
SO16 6AG
United Kingdom
Bordon Breastfeeding Support GroupChase Community Hospital, Conde Way,...Thursdays 14:00 – 15:3001420 483827Chase Community Hospital Conde Way
Whitehill
Hampshire
GU35 0YZ
United Kingdom
Blakes Maternity Centre Blakes Maternity centre, Gosport War...Daily 8am-8pm02392523651Blakes Maternity centre Gosport War Memorial Hospital Bury Road
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 3PW
United Kingdom