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It’s National Breastfeeding Week – Support for you

Breastfeeding is a skill that we need help and support with at some point and we all have a part to play in supporting breastfeeding parents. This year’s theme is encouraging others to help you on your breastfeeding journey. Here are some great tips for those around you to support you whilst you feed your baby.



Face to face drop-in breastfeeding hubs are now back!

The Lewisham and Greenwich Health Visiting Team  are now running Breastfeeding Hubs at several locations in Lewisham. These are drop-in sessions with no appointment required. Please feel free to attend at any time during the two hour time slot.

The hubs run on:

  • Mondays 1.30pm-3.30pm: Downderry Children’s Centre, Shroffold Road, Bromley, BR1 5PD

  • Tuesdays 1.30pm-3.30pm: Sydenham Green Health Centre, 26 Holmshaw Close, SE26 4TH

  • Thursdays 10am-12 noon: Evelyn Children’s Centre, 231 Grove Street, Deptford, SE8 3PZ

  • Fridays 1pm-3pm: Ladywell Children’s Centre, 30 Rushey Mead, SE4 1JJ.


If you have any breastfeeding questions, the Breastfeeding Friend chatbot from Start4life, available 24 / 7, has lots of useful information and expert advice to share with you.

All the information provided is NHS-approved and based on questions asked by thousands of new mums. Whether you’re experiencing breastfeeding difficulties, you’ve got sore nipples, or you want to know about vitamins and what you should include in your diet – if it’s a breastfeeding related question, the Breastfeeding Friend is ready to help you.

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Look out for our further blogs this week that can support you with your breastfeeding journey







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