Whether you are breastfeeding your baby, formula feeding, or using a combination, one thing is certain. Feeding your baby will be one of your most time-consuming tasks at this age. Your baby will need to feed frequently around the clock.

If you feel unsure about how well your baby is feeding, the contents of your baby’s nappies are a good indication. If you have questions about feeding your baby, you can call the NCT support line on 0300 330 0771 (8am–10pm, seven days a week).

For the first six months of your baby’s life, they will get all the nutrients they need from breast milk or formula. Babies should only start on solids when they are six months old.

Below are some contact details that you may find useful

NCT Breastfeeding Line

0300 330 0771  (8am - 10pm, 7 days a week)

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers        08444 122 949 (9.30am - 10.30pm, every day)

Breastfeeding Network Supporter line

0844 412 4664 9.30am - 9.30pm (every day of the year)    

La Leche League

0845 120 2918  




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