Wakefield Breastfeeding Groups

Please see  below for the current breastfeeding groups around the Wakefield District.
For specialist medical support with your breastfeeding please scroll down for clinic details
If you would like more information about breastfeeding support available please call us on our 24 hour helpline 01924 851901.
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MONDAY to FRIDAY Peer Support
Please Note;
Some groups are Baby or Baby and toddler groups which may have age limits but a breastfeeding peer supporter attends.
FAB Breastfeeding Support Groups are open to any breastfeeding mum regardless of the age of child/chlidren

MONDAY Peer Support Groups
The Addy, 93 Sycamore Ave, Knottingley, WF11 0PJ
9.30am - 11am - Stay and Play FAB Peer Supporter Present
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St Mary's Church, Horbury Junction, WF4 5DU
1 - 2.30 0-5 Group with Breastfeeding Peer Supporter present

TUESDAY Peer Support Groups
Kendal Drive Children's Centre, WF10 3RY
10-12 - FAB Peer Supporter Present
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St Luke's Church, Overton, Middlestown, WF4 4RB
9.15 - 11.15 0-5 Group with FAB Peer Supporter Present

WEDNESDAY Peer Support Groups
Oakhill Children’s Centre, Girnhill Lane, WF7 5JB
1 - 2.30pm – Breastfeeding Group with FAB Peer Supporter Present
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Cloud 9 Soft Play Ossett
1-2.30pm - FAB Peer Supporter Present
Weigh and Play with Breastfeeding Peer Support
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FAB, 31 All Saints Walk, The Ridings, Wakefield, WF1 1US
10am - 12 noon – Breastfeeding Group with FAB Peer Supporter Present
Runs alongside Health Visitor Breastfeeding Champion drop in clinic (for babies who have been discharged from midwife care)

THURSDAY Peer Support Groups
Cedars Children’s Centre, Barnsley Road, Hemsworth, WF9 4PU
12 - 2pm – Breastfeeding Group with FAB Peer Supporter Present
Runs alongside Health Visitor Breastfeeding Champion drop in clinic (for babies who have been discharged from midwife care)
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Pomfret Children's Centre, Rookhill Road, WF8 2DD
9.30-11am - Baby Group with FAB Peer Supporter Present
Runs alongside baby group

FRIDAY Peer Support Groups
Seedlings, South Baptist Church, Junction Lane, Ossett, WF5 0HA
9-11am – FAB Peer Supporter Present
Support for new and expectant mums
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Havercroft Children's Centre, Mulberry Pl, Ryhill, Wakefield, WF4 2BE
10am -11.30am - Breastfeeding Group with  FAB Peer Supporter Present
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FAB, 31 All Saints Walk, The Ridings, Wakefield, WF1 1US
10am - 12 - Mum run group FAB peer support available if required
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Butterflies Children's Centre, Wakefield Road, Normanton, WF6 1BB
10-11.30am - Breastfeeding Group with  FAB Peer Supporter Present
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Happy Days Soft  Play Centre, Wakefield, WF2 7AZ
1-2.30pm - Breastfeeding Group with  FAB Peer Supporter Present
Reduced charge of £2.50 for older siblings to play
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We also have a new online breastfeeding group on Facebook
FAB Breastfeeding Support
This is a closed group so please request membership
 

Useful contacts
Families and Babies Breastfeeding Helpline – 01924 851901
Pinderfields Maternity Unit – 01924 541 689
The Breastfeeding Network – 0300 100 0210
La Leche League – 0845 120 2918
National Childbirth Trust – 0300 330 0771
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers – 0300 330 5453

Specialist Midwife run Breastfeeding Clinics
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Castle Children’s Centre, 255 Barnsley Road, Sandal, WF1 5NU
Tuesday 10am – 12noon Peer Supporter Present
Run by Infant Feeding Midwife for feeding problems (for babies under the care of the midwife)
Appointment only please speak to your midwife to book
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Birstall and Birkenshaw Children’s Centre, Fieldhead Crescent, Birstall, Batley, WF17 9BP
Thursday 12-2pm
Led by Infant Feeding Midwife for feeding problems (for babies under the care of the midwife)
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Midwife Led Unit, Friarwood Lane, Pontefract, WF8 1PL
Friday 9.30am – 1pm Peer Supporter Present
Specialist clinic run by Infant Feeding Midwife for feeding problems (for babies under the care of the midwife)
Appointment only please speak to your midwife to book

Specialist Health Visitor Breastfeeding Clinics
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Cedars Children’s Centre, Barnsley Road, Hemsworth, WF9 4PU
Thursday 11am – 1pm – FAB Peer Supporter Present
 Health Visitor Breastfeeding Champion drop in clinic (for babies who have been discharged from midwife care)
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FAB, 31 All Saints Walk, The Ridings, Wakefield, WF1 1US
Wednesday 10am – 12noon
 Health Visitor Breastfeeding Champion drop in clinic (for babies who have been discharged from midwife care)