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What happens in the first few years of a child’s life can shape their whole life.

For help and support the National Breastfeeding helpline is available from 9.30am to 9.30pm every day of the year. Telephone: 0300 100 0212.

Breastfeeding and Breast milk

Find useful links for evidence-based information on infant feeding in addition to the NHS website:

Information about breastfeeding positions and attachment can be found from:

In addition, watch the maximising breast milk video by Baby Friendly Initiative.

Find breastfeeding support

You can receive support from:

Milk Banks:

Breastfeeding and baby teeth

You can still breastfeed your baby, even if they have teeth.

La Leche League GB have information around breastfeeding your child when they have developed teeth. In addition, find information about breastfeeding and teething as well as baby biting.

Breastfeeding after returning to study or work

Find information around breastfeeding and going back to work.