Halton Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding Services

Free antenatal infant feeding workshop

Do you want to feel educated, informed, and confident when feeding your baby?

Enrol and join us on the infant feeding workshop.

This session is part of the Your baby and You pregnancy, birth and parenting programme available to all parents residing in Halton.

Over two hours of content to make sure you feel ready, confident, and supported when it comes to feeding your baby.

These sessions take place at Kingsway Children’s Centre in Widnes and Halton Lodge Children’s Centre in Runcorn.

To book your free place please ring 01928 593 056.

Breastfeeding Groups Halton

At Ditton Library on Fridays from 10.30am to 11.30am.  

Join us for friendly advice and support where ever you are on your breastfeeding journey.

For more information call 0151 420 5482.

Support contact numbers

Halton 0-19 Service Health visitors: View the local contact numbers

Health Improvement Team – Infant feeding: 0300 029 0029

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300 330 5453

La Leche League: 0345 120 2918

National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300 330 0700

The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300 456 2421

Helene and babyMum’s stories

Helene’s story

Emma and Aldous

Alyson and Thomas

Jackie and Zahra

Natasha and Oscar

Lizzie and Martha

J’s story

Jessica’s story

Jade and Nora

External resources

UNICEF Baby Friendly resources
Up to date information leaflets and videos getting breast feeding off to a good start, responsive and safe bottle feeding, how to express and store breastmilk, feeding your baby at night, baby friendly initiative standards, bonding with your baby.

First Steps Nutrition – Eating Well resources
In depth evidence -based information on formula available in the UK and specialist formula milks, introducing solid food to your baby, healthy eating resource for pregnancy and under 5s including breastfeeding and vegan diet.

Lullaby Trust – Safer sleep for babies
Safe sleep information and caring for and feeding your baby at night.

UNICEF – Caring for your baby at night
Information on looking after your baby at night for new parents.

NHS Vitamin D information
What you need to know about current recommendations on vitamin supplements during pregnancy, breastfeeding and for your baby.

First Steps Nutrition Trust
An independent public health nutrition charity. We endeavour to fill practical and policy-relevant information gaps and provide resources for health workers supporting eating well from pre-conception to five years.