Breast Feeding Support Service

What we do  

The Breast Feeding team offers:

  • Information and support to pregnant women and new mums on breastfeeding and infant feeding issues
  • Provide training, resources and support for breastfeeding families Walsall
  • Work towards  implementation of the Baby Friendly Initiative in Walsall which ensures good practice guidelines are followed to support breastfeeding in Walsall
  • Offer home visits and telephone support to assist mums in getting started with breast feeding
  • Provide breast pumps on loan to mums who require additional support to establish breastfeeding

Hours of Operation 

Breastfeeding Support Team can be contacted 9:00am - 5:00pm ,Monday-Friday on: 01922 656822.

The team provides support on hospital wards seven days a week

Support groups operate various hours and days - Up to date information can be obtained from Lifestyle Link on: 01922 656822.

Service Locations

Breastfeeding Support is offered via telephone or home visits. Breastfeeding Peer Support Groups operate from all Children's Centres.

Are Self-Referrals Accepted?

Yes

How to Access the Service/Referral contact information

Contact the Breastfeeding Support Team via: 01922 656822 or ask your Midwife or Health Visitor.

Alternatively you can email breastfeeding@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk