Getting the right support for you and your baby is vital. Don’t be afraid to reach out to somebody who can help. You are not alone. <3

For urgent feeding advice and support out of hours you can contact the hospital where you delivered.

  • Central Manchester Infant feeding team 0161 276 6246
  • Royal Bolton NHS Foundation Trust 01204 390423.
  • North Manchester(Pennine Acute Trust ) 0161 625 8033/8016
  • Warrington and Halton NHS Foundation Trust 01925 662 334
  • Ingleside Birth Centre 0161 745 8028

National Breastfeeding support – most helplines available until 9.30 pm

  • National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212,
  • NCT Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 330 0771
  • The Breastfeeding Network 0300 100 0210,
  • Association of Breastfeeding Mothers 0844 122 949
  • La Leche League 0845 120 2918

Salford specific support

  • For help during COVID-19 – please see our new page – Greater Manchester Breastfeeding support during COVID-19.
  • Please see our updated page – Where to find Breastfeeding Support in Salford and Greater Manchester for a full list of support available from BOOBS, NCT and Health visiting teams in Children centres.
  • NCT BF Counsellor available at M&S Walkden every other Tuesday – please see their Facebook pageĀ for dates. She is also available for home visits. Please contact the NCT directly.
  • We now run our own BOOBS 1-1 Peer support service; we pop up at various locations around Salford but you can request an appointment with a volunteer at any of our venues; just message our Facebook page or text Kim on 07402630671 and we can help. Have a look at our appointments page to see if there is a pop up location near you.
  • We also have a BOOBS members group which you are able to post in and ask any question at any time.

If you need support on ANYTHING else, please don’t be afraid to contact us and we’ll see if we can help. Our parent social enterprise Visit from the Stork CIC helps parents deal with LOTS of different situations. No matter what the issue is, you are not alone. Our email is and our door at Suite 11, 6th Floor, St James’ House at Salford Precinct, is always open.

Updated 24th March 2020

Review May 2020