Breastfeeding Support in Carshalton

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Here is a breastfeeding drop-in centre in Carshalton

Breastfeeding Drop In
(No appointment needed)
Muschamp Children’s Centre,
Muschamp Road, Carshalton, SM5 2SE
Tel: 020 8773 4980
Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00



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Here is a list of breastfeeding drop-in centres, clinics and support in Sutton


Breastfeeding Clinic (appointment needed) runs parallel with Breastfeeding Group (no appointment needed)


Pregnant and interested in breastfeeding?

Already breastfeeding and want to meet other mums?

Need answers to breastfeeding questions? Got a breastfeeding problem?

Need breastfeeding advice or support?

If it’s yes to any of the above, why not come along to our ‘breastfeeding support services’ where you can meet other breastfeeding mums and get breastfeeding support and advice. If you have a breastfeeding problem you can make an appointment at one of our breastfeeding clinics or come along to one of the ‘drop in’s’.

The services are run by amember of the Health Visiting Service. They are sometimes also supported by a Breastfeeding Volunteer.

Our Volunteers are mums who have breastfed and have undergone a breastfeeding programme to enable them to support other mums.


Breastfeeding services are run from the following venues:

Monday

Breastfeeding Clinic 12.00 - 13.00 (appointment needed) call 020 8722 0280 to book

Breastfeeding Group 13.00 - 15.00 (no appointment needed) Thomas Wall Children’s Centre,

69 Western Road, Sutton, SM1 2SX

Tuesday

Breastfeeding Clinic Drop In - runs parallel with Child Health Clinic (no appointment needed) Muschamp Children’s Centre,

Muschamp Road, Carshalton, SM5 2SE

Tel: 020 8773 4980

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday

Babycafe Local (no appointment needed) run by NCT Breastfeeding Counsellors Ivy Gardens Children Centre, Ivy Gardens Mitcham CR4 1BR

Tel: 020 8274 5840

10:00 - 12:00 Term time (Merton) only

Wednesday

Breastfeeding Drop In - runs parallel with Child Health Clinic (no appointment needed) Abbey Children’s Centre, High Path, Merton, SW19 2JY Tel: 020 8543 4435

13:00 - 15:00

Thursday

Breastfeeding Drop In (no appointment needed) provided by Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust Tweedale Children Centre + Play Centre Tweedale Road, Carshalton SM5 1SW

Tel: 020 8404 1640

10:00 - 12:00

Friday

Breastfeeding Drop In - runs parallel with

Child Health Clinic (no appointment needed) Steers Mead Children’s Centre, Veals Mead, Mitcham, CR4 3HL Tel: 020 8274 5866

10:00 - 12:00


Breastfeeding Drop In
(No appointment needed)
Muschamp Children’s Centre,
Muschamp Road, Carshalton, SM5 2SE
Tel: 020 8773 4980
Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00

Breastfeeding Drop In
(No appointment needed)
Abbey Children’s Centre,
High Path, Merton, SW19 2JY
Tel: 020 8543 4435
Wednesday 13.00 - 15.00

Breastfeeding Clinic
(Appointment needed)
Acacia Intergenerational Centre,
230 Grove Road, Mitcham Eastfields, CR4 1SD
Tel: 020 8274 5121
Thursday 13.00 - 15.00

Breastfeeding help online:
Information provided by the National Childbirth Trust: 
www.nct.org.uk
Breastfeeding helpline: 0300 330 0771 (8am-10pm every day). Enquiry line: 0300 330 0770. Parents coping with challenging experiences can call the Shared Experiences Helpline: 0300 330 0774 (9am-3pm). NCT Shop – www.nctshop.co.uk. Orderline: 0845 8100 100. For information sheets on breastfeeding including 'Fathers and Breastfeeding', 'Bottles for Breastfed Babies' and 'Breastfeeding and your nipples’ visit http://www.nct.org.uk/info-centre/browse-5. For two free downloadable booklets written by Dads, see www.nct.org.uk/info-centre/getting-help/dads.

La Leche League Great Britain, www.laleche.org.uk. Helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education. Information on breastfeeding older babies. Breastfeeding Helpline: 0845 120 2918. or information on alcohol and breastfeeding: http://www.llli.org/FAQ/alcohol.html. Downloadable handout on starting breastfeeding: http://www.laleche.org.uk/pfds/Beginning_Breastfeeding_Leaflet.pdf.

The Breastfeeding Network has lots of leaflets available online with information about thrush, mastitis, alcohol and breastfeeding, drugs and breastfeeding, moist wound healing, colic and other issues.www.breastfeedingnetwork.co.uk. For information about the compatibility of medicines with breastfeeding, contact The Breastfeeding Network Drugline on 0844 412 4665 (please be prepared to leave a message and your telephone number). Administration line: 0844 412 0995. Supporterline in Bengali/Sylheti: 0300 456 2421 (9.30am-9.30pm 7 days a week).

For research about sharing a bed with your baby: www.dur.ac.uk/sleep.lab/projects.

www.kellymom.com. A website with evidence-based information on a range of breastfeeding matters.

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative, for information on breastfeeding, expressing and co-sleeping: www.babyfriendly.org.uk.

NHS Website:www.nhs.uk/Planners/breastfeeding/Pages/breastfeeding.aspx
Government breastfeeding helpline: 0300 100 0212 (manned by The Breastfeeding Network and Association of Breastfeeding Mothers).

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers offers information and telephone and internet support: www.abm.me.uk. Breastfeeding Helpline: 08444 122949 (9.30am-10.30pm). Enquiries: 08444 122948 (part time).

Express Yourself Mums: www.expressyourselfmums.co.uk.

Doula UK: www.doula.org.uk Doulas give emotional and practical support before, during and after childbirth including help with breastfeeding.

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has photos showing a baby attaching him/herself to the breast. Well worth reading.www.breastfeeding.asn.au/bfinfo/bla.html.

The Story of a Breastfeed (Baby Davy). Photos and commentary showing positioning and baby behaviour during a breastfeed. www.breastfeeding.asn.au/bfinfo/story.html.

Lactation Consultants of Great Britain give help and support with breastfeeding. www.lcgb.org

For dads:www.fatherhoodinstitute.org and www.dad.info.

Working Families is a campaigning charity which supports and gives a voice to working parents and carers: www.workingfamilies.org.uk includes information about breastfeeding and work. Other websites concerning breastfeeding and returning to work:-http://www.hebs.scot.nhs.uk/services/pubs/pdf/breastfeedingreturntow/pdfhttp://www.hse.gov.uk/mothers/law.htm

For links to web sites with information on a range of issues relating to breastfeeding: www.borstvoeding.com/abon/bf-resources.html


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