Local Support

There are many ways you can receive support and advice across East Sussex. This can be through Peer Supporters, at groups, clinics and other Children Centre lead groups or from the people, mentioned below.

Health Visitors

Support, information and advice is available from Health Visitors and Community Nursery Nurses including visiting you at home if necessary. Their contact details can be found in your babies red book.

Peer Supporters

A group of local mothers who have had their own experience breastfeeding their own children who provide support, friendship and are able to share useful information. They are not health professionals but are trained and supervised by the NHS Peer Support Co-ordinators.

Local Breast Feeding Counsellors

Need to talk to someone about your breast feeding and not able to get to a support group then you can phone one of our local NCT Breast Feeding Counsellors

Eastbourne area

  • Sam Williams
    07940535876

Hastings and Rother area

  • Ros Vinal
    01580 830756
  • Jane Saville
    01435 883893
  • Trudie Betts
    01424 756077

AMB Breastfeeding Counsellor/Lactation Consultant IBCLC

  • Jenny Baldwin
    07930 521614

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