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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We are keen to keep this information accurate but are aware that details do change, so if you see any that are out of date please email us.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
The Breastfeeding Social
Location
Eastleigh & Romsey
Day
  • Monday
Address
Chamberlayne Children's Centre, Chamberlayne Road, Eastleigh, SO50 5JL United Kingdom
Opening times
Every other Monday 10.00am 11.30am Monday 19th OctoberMonday 2nd NovemberMonday 16th NovemberMonday 30th NovemberMonday 14th December
Contact number
Children's centre 02380 684990
Chamberlayne Children's Centre Chamberlayne Road
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO50 5JL
United Kingdom
Group purpose
The Breastfeeding Social is an informal group run by volunteer breastfeeding peer supporters. Our volunteers are looking forward to welcoming you, listening to your experiences, supporting you with the normal course of breastfeeding and pointing you in the right direction if you need more specialist support.
Additional Information
Free to attend. No upper age limit 
Older siblings welcome. Peer supporters children's are in attendance.