Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding – Halton, Oldham and Warrington

Description of the Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding servicebreastfeeding

Infant Feeding Co-ordinator links with Public Health Nurse teams (Health Visitors, Staff Nurses, Nursery Nurses and Clinic Nurses), Midwives, Children Centres services/teams, General Practitioners (GPs), local councils, including breastfeeding peer support services.

Areas of work include:

  • promoting, protecting and supporting mothers who breastfeed
  • encouraging mothers who choose to bottle feed responsively
  • staff education
  • advise and update with evidenced based practice, including  supporting  staff and parents/carers on all matters related to infant feeding
  • breastfeeding groups across all boroughs
  • all teams are UNICEF Baby Friendly accredited

Who can access the service?

Parents/carers, grandparents, GPs, Children Centre staff, Public Health Nurses, other support agencies.

Where is the service offered?

At local clinics and children centres supported by staff as listed above.

Local breastfeeding groups


Breastfeeding support in Halton


Breastfeeding support in Oldham
Baby Bistro Breastfeeding Support Groups in Oldham


Warrington Bosom Buddies groups

Want to volunteer?
Find out how to get involved in Bosom Buddy Volunteering in Warrington.

Breastfeeding Bottle Feeding

Further Information


Related websites

CATCH is a free health app for parents and carers of children aged 0-5. The app empowers you with the information necessary to decide when your child needs medical treatment or when self-care is more appropriate.

Breastfeeding Network

UNICEF The Baby Friendly Initiative

La Leche League

Lullaby Trust

Active Halton Health Improvement breastfeeding support

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