Breastfeeding isn't always straightforward. Please don't suffer in silence! Phone for support or attend one of the local groups below. You can message us on Facebook too, and we'll let you know where to find free local support in person.   

Local breastfeeding support

NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor for Newham is Andrea Weyand. She volunteers her time for local mums. You can contact her on 07541 009 213. If she can't get the phone when you call, please leave a message.


14:30-16:00 Rebecca Cheetham Nursery & Children's Centre, Marcus Street, Stratford, London, E15 3JT. Temporary date and location for the Milk Bar run by NCT volunteer breastfeeding peer supporters. Our weekly meet to feed drop-in for all mums and parents; breastfeeding, bottle or mix feeding, weaning, routines, solids or stopping feeding. It's a great opportunity not just to ask questions but also meet other parents in a safe, child-friendly environment. Follow future Milk Bar locations on our Facebook events


13:10-14:30 Edith Kerrison Nursery School and Children's Centre, Sophia Road E16 3BP Tel: 020 7473 2761
Term time only, 1st and 4th Tuesdays of the month


14:00-15:30 Beckton & Royal Docks Children's Centre, Tollgate Road, Beckton, E6 5UP Tel: 020 7474 0654

We recommend you call ahead to make sure they are open on the day that you want to go.

National helplines

NCT infant feeding line 0300 330 0700. Open 8am to midnight, including bank holidays.

National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212. Open 9.30am to 9.30pm every day of the year. 

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers 08444 122 949