Infant Feeding Support

Milk Mates – Tuesdays 10-11am at Cotteridge Friends Meeting House, 23a Watford Road, Cotteridge, Birmingham, B30 1JB
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Milk Mates – Thursdays 10-11am at Lighthouse Centre Dudley
Salop St, Dudley DY1 3EB
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Milk Mates – Fridays 10-11am at Brierley Hill Library, 122 High Street, DY5 3ET
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Please book before attending for every over 5 (partners, supporters and older children are welcome).

Led by a fully-trained infant feeding specialists this friendly postnatal group offers support with all types of infant feeding, as well as being a lovely space to meet and hang out with other parents!

Need help establishing breastfeeding?
Have bottle feeding questions?
Wondering how to start solids?
Just want to spend time with other parents?

We can support you with evidence-based information and help you feel confident with your choices. Drop in when you’re ready and stay as long as you need.

All our groups are run safely according to the latest government guidelines.

What parents say about our groups:

I was really impressed with this group. Well organised and welcoming, just what mums/parents of newborns need. I’ll be back next week and have recommended the group to friends as I think they’ll really benefit with their newborns. I really appreciated the relaxed feel of the group and the advice from the volunteers – non-judgmental and encouraging, thank you.’

Click on the webchat bubble in the bottom right hand corner of the screen to speak live with a trained infant feeding peer supporter (we are live if there is a green dot).

If webchat is not currently live feel free to drop us an email at infantfeeding@newbabynetwork.co.uk and we will answer your question as soon as we can! For urgent support, please call your midwife, health visitor or GP

Facebook Group

We have a closed Facebook group where trained volunteers are available to answer your questions – you can also get plenty of support from other parents and families. To request to join, please click the link below and make sure to answer the joining questions.

Virtual Groups on Zoom

Our virtual groups are currently on a break, but we hope to be back soon!

Email infantfeeding@newbabynetwork.co.uk for details of how to join


Can’t make our groups? No worries!

Help is always out there. Use the file below to find a daily schedule of local virtual support provided by the Breastfeeding Network and hospital Infant Feeding Teams.

We thank Heart of England Community Foundation for funding this project.

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