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We are keen to keep this information accurate but are aware that details do change, so if you see any that are out of date please email us.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

Centre name
Liss NCT BABIES (Babies & Breastfeeding: Information, Encouragement, Support)
Location
Day
  • Tuesday
Address
Liss Triangle Centre, Mill Road, Liss GU33 7DX.
Opening times
Tuesday 9.30-11.30am - drop-in clinic
Contact number
01730 888340 Polly Baynham-Hughes 01730 301000 (venue only)
Liss
Hampshire
GU33 7DX
United Kingdom
Group purpose
Main purpose is to provide 1-2-1 support to women with breastfeeding problems and questions from professional, diploma qualified and experienced breastfeeding counsellors
Additional Information
Free to attend, drop in, no appointment necessary. All mothers are welcome (partners are also welcome) 
We provide one to one support within the drop-in for everything related to breastfeeding. 
No age limit 
Older siblings may attend. 
There is a NCT Mother and Baby Yoga group that runs alongside. 9.30-10.30 and 11-12.