Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood Support in Surrey
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Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support

Where, when and who to call. It’s all here in a big old handy list for you! 



Here is a list of the local breastfeeding support groups/clinics, run by experienced lactation consultants, breastfeeding counsellors and wonderful volunteer peer supporters (breastfeeding mums who’ve had breastfeeding training).


Breastfeeding support in Croydon

Monday – Canterbury Children’s Centre, Croydon (child health clinic)

Time: 1 – 3 pm

Address: Canterbury Road, Croydon CR0 3HH

Phone: 020 8274 6880

Tuesday – Fairchildes Children’s Centre, Croydon (child health clinic)

Time: 1 – 2:30 pm

Where: Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington CR0 0AH

Phone: 0168 984 7136

Wednesday – Woodlands Baby Café

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Where: Woodlands Children’s Centre, Gilbert Scott School, Farnborough Avenue, Monks Hill, Selsdon, CR2 8HD

Phone: 020 8916 0543

Thursday – Woodside Baby Café

Time: 10am to 12pm

Where: Woodside Children’s Centre and Infant School, Morland Road, Croydon,CR0 6NF

Phone: 020 8655 5655

Kensington Avenue Children’s Centre (child health clinic)

Time: 9:30 – 11 am

Where: Off Hawthorn Avenue, Thornton Heath CR7 8BW

Phone: 020 8714 2700

Friday – Croydon University Hospital Breastfeeding Clinic

Time: 10am – 12pm

Where: Parent Education Room, Antenatal Clinic, Croydon University Hospital, London Road, CR7 7YE

Phone: 020 8401 3000 Bleep 576

Friday – Byron Breastfeeding Buddies

Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm

Where: Byron Children’s Centre, Byron Junior School, St David’s Rd, Coulsdon, CR5 2XE

Phone: 020 8763 6285


Breastfeeding support in Caterham & Oxted

Monday – Oxted Baby Café

Time: 1:30pm – 3pm

Where: King’s Centre, 33 Amy Road, Oxted, Surrey RH8 0PW

Phone: 01883 734805

Thursday – Caterham Sure Start Children’s Centre

Time: 10am to 12pm

Where: Caterham Sure Start Children’s Centre, The Pavilion, Guards Avenue

Phone: 01883 348641


East Surrey Hospital – breastfeeding support 7 days a week

If you gave birth at East Surrey Hospital, they have a fantastic breastfeeding support service called Burstow Babies, they’re available 7 days a week, by appointment:

The service is available to all families from the day of discharge home following the birth, until your baby is 28 days of age. Sessions are available by appointment only.

The Burstow Babies feeding support service is available seven days a week, 12:30 – 2:30 pm and takes place in the Burstow Ward dining room at East Surrey Hospital.

To book an appointment call Burstow Ward on 01737 768 511 x5316 / x6317 / x1653 and ask to make an appointment for the Burstow Babies service.


Outside of these sessions, if you’re struggling and in need of support right away, you can contact the organisations below.


Breastfeeding helplines and online resources:

The Breastfeeding Network: 0300 100 0212

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300 330 5453 (9:30am – 10:30pm)

La Leche League GB


If you’ve got any questions, please do feel free to get in touch!


Leah x


This was updated on 14/03/2019