links Here are some links to websites and phone numbers you may find useful:

Here are links to the FaceBook pages for your local surestart centres in Charnwood.

Here is a link to other Breastfeeding Peer Support groups throughout Leicestershire: Peer Support Groups

NetMums – this website has loads of information LOCAL to you. Including whats going on at all the Sure Start Children’s centres (and more!). Centres

Carry my baby – this website hires and sells slings and baby carriers. They offer a hire service, so you can try before you buy, and consultancy. And its local.

Kellymom – This website was developed to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting.

Be a Star – The Be a Star campaign is dedicated to increasing the number of young mums who choose to breastfeed.

The Breastfeeding Network – Website:

Various leaflets available to download.

Supportline  03001000210 (every day 9.30am – 9.30pm)

Drugs in breastmilk helpline 0844 412 0995

La Leche League – 24hr helpline 0845 120 2918  On line support by visiting

Local counsellors are:   Sally 0116 2418941     Annie 01455828588     Isobel 0116  2127166

Helen 0116 2880041    Clare 01162596914   Jackie 07787 130801

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers – Helpline 0870401 7711  Website:

National Breastfeeding Helpline – 0300 100 0212 On line information

Leicestershire Breastfeeding Helpline – 0116 2551934 (6 – 11pm daily)

National Childbirth Trust (NCT) – Offers breastfeeding and antenatal support. Website:

Infant Sleep Information Website:

Breast feeding helpline 0300 3300770 (open every day 8am – 10pm)

This connects caller to nearest breastfeeding counsellor.

Local councellors are:    LE2 Kathryn Asher  0116 270 1725          LE7 Cathy Davis 01509 234 147

LE2 Sangita Pandya 0116 272 0925          LE13 Carole Fishwick 01664 564 353

LE11 Lesley Taylor 01509 213 550

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