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Breastfeeding Advice and Support during Coronavirus

Health Visitors

Central Line: 01872 322779

 1

 Hayle, Penzance, St Ives

 01736 336645

 2  

 Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Helston

 01209 614407

 3

 Falmouth, Penryn, Truro

 01872 323055

 4

 St Austell, China Clay, Newquay

 01726 223514

 5

 Bodmin, Bude,  Launceston, Wadebridge                     

 01208 265786   

 6

 Liskeard, Looe, Saltash, Torpoint

 01579 311188

Maternity Services Triage Line: 01872 258000

Infant Feeding Team
During the coronavirus outbreak, you can also self-refer to the infant feeding team. Please send an email to rcht.feedingsupport@nhs.net if you’d like help with feeding your baby. 

BISC: Breastfeeding Information and Support Cornwall

BISC - Friendly non-judgemental peer-to-peer support

We are a network of volunteers who give information, guidance and support to parents for feeding their babies with human milk and formula. Peer Supporters are trained by Cornwall Council (or Real Baby Milk) and are all parents who have breastfed their babies. Peer supporters are welcoming, non-judgemental and well-informed.

Support over the phone:

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212 https://www.nationalbreastfeedinghelpline.org.uk/

National Childbirth Trust: 0300 330 0700 https://www.nct.org.uk/

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300 330 5453 https://abm.me.uk/get-breastfeeding-support/

Cornwall Council Health Visitors Advice Line 01872 322779

Online Information:

NHS | Breastfeeding: positioning and attachment

Baby Friendly Initiative | Breast Feeding Resources

Real Baby Milk | Essential guide to feeding & caring for your baby

La Leche League UK: Friendly breastfeeding support from pregnancy onwards

Kelly Mom | COVID-19: Current Recommendations at a Glance

Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets UK | Support for Breastfeeding 

Breastfeeding Support During Covid-19Cornwall - Friendly non-judgemental peer-to-peer support

We are a network of volunteers who give information, guidance and support to parents for feeding their babies with human milk and formula. Peer Supporters are trained by Cornwall Council (or Real Baby Milk) and are all parents who have breastfed their babies. Peer supporters are welcoming, non-judgemental and well-informed.

Support over the phone:

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212 https://www.nationalbreastfeedinghelpline.org.uk/

National Childbirth Trust: 0300 330 0700 https://www.nct.org.uk/

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300 330 5453 https://abm.me.uk/get-breastfeeding-support/

Cornwall Council Health Visitors Advice Line 01872 322779

Online Information:

NHS | Breastfeeding: positioning and attachment

Baby Friendly Initiative | Breast Feeding Resources

Real Baby Milk | Essential guide to feeding & caring for your baby

La Leche League UK: Friendly breastfeeding support from pregnancy onwards

Kelly Mom | COVID-19: Current Recommendations at a Glance

Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets UK | Support for Breastfeeding

 

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