Our breastfeeding services include peer support, our quality assured and licenced Baby Cafés and one-to-one support.

Read about the evidence behind breastfeeding services we provide in reports and articles from our journal on preparing parents for birth and early parenthood.

NCT antenatal breastfeeding support

Breastfeeding preparation: covering how to cope with common problems increases women's confidence
Preparing parents for breastfeeding after a caesarean: forewarned is forearmed
When can I give a bottle? Responding to parents' concerns about breastfeeding
NCT antenatal breastfeeding preparation: a look at the evidence
The breastfeeding session: for all parents, however they feed their babies

Breastfeeding Counsellors

A tricky balancing act: the role of the breastfeeding counsellor
Trust me I'm a breastfeeding counsellor

Peer support

NCT breastfeeding peer support: evidence and rationale
Learning from breastfeeding peer support programmes in Sheffield
NCT breastfeeding peer support in East Lancashire
BABIES 2010. 4th Year in the running: a quantitative and qualitative analysis of a local NCT breastfeeding service. This  report summarises the results of a small scale study of a locally run National Childbirth Trust (NCT) breastfeeding support service (BABIES - Breastfeeding And Babies: Information, Encouragement, Support).
There are two appendices, BABIES questionnaire and mothers' comments.
Evidence for NCT's breastfeeding services

Baby Café

Meeting important needs in inner London: Baby Café Lewisham
A tale of two Baby Cafés: Baby Café Lewisham
Baby Café in County Durham: a success story
Baby Cafes: a social model of support for mothers
A report on Baby Café Services during 2013
Baby Café evaluation methodology