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Breastfeeding Support

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Many pregnant women and new mums don’t realise the wealth of support available to them when they are making decisions about breastfeeding their baby. Breastfeeding makes a difference – right from the first feed but often breastfeeding mums need everyone’s support.  Partners especially play in important role in helping mums continue to breastfeed.

Breastfeeding Support Groups





Breastfeeding groups can give great support to new mums, so why not check out your local group. You can get information, and the groups are a great place to meet other new mums. You can also chat to some mums that have breastfed to find out about their experiences.

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Support LocationTelephone
Derry Well WomanQueen Street, Derry/Londonderry028 7136 0777
Strabane SurestartMelmount Road, Strabane028 7138 2658
Waterside SurestartEbrington Business Park, Glendermott Rad, Derry/Londonderry028 7134 7186
Surestart Dry Arch Centre50 Legavallon Road, Dungiven028 7774 2904
Surestart Dry Arch CentreCatherine Street, Limavady028 7772 9826
Shantallow SurestartCarnhill Resource Centre, Derry/Londonderry028 7135 6110
The M Club, Little Hands Surestart1 Ringfort Road, Derry/Londonderry028 7126 7524
Omagh LibrarySpillars Place, Irishtown Road, Omagh028 8225 2936
Milky MarvelsLisnaskea Library028 6772 4814
Arc Healthy Living CentreIrvinestown028 6772 4814
BreastfriendsEnniskillen028 6638 2109
Clogher SurestartClogher 028 8554 9898
Cherish Surestart Court House, Bridge Street, Newtownbutler028 6773 8063


Further Resources

Help available from the Western Trust

Brestfeeding HELP that is available


There also are national breastfeeding helplines and plenty of useful breastfeeding websites and helplines:

For immediate breastfeeding support contact your community midwife or health visitor. You can also contact a peer support mum who has experience breastfeeding and is happy to give you any support or advice you need 24 hours a day:

Locations where this service is delivered