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Helping the ABM

The ABM is a charity so your donations and membership subscriptions are vital in supporting the work we do. You an also use everyclick.com and buy products from Amazon using the links on this website.


We offer several training courses and can also provide support and information to midwives and other health professionals. Visit this page to read the testimonials of some of our former trainees.

Support options

In addition to accessing information on this site you can also access support via our Helpline number 0300 330 5453, by email or by live web chat. We also provide a list of local support groups that you can visit in your area for free face-to-face breastfeeding support.

Breastfeeding Information

We have a wealth of information about breastfeeding that can be accessed for free or purchased as leaflets. We also provide links to useful books and other organisations and websites.

Latest breastfeeding news & information

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Pam’s Prize

Did a breastfeeding counsellor make a difference to you and your baby’s life?Pam’s Prize is an annual award to remember our beloved leader, Pam Lacey, who died in November 2010. We want to celebrate the life of an inspirational breastfeeding advocate and recognise those who share her values and … [Read More...]

ABM’s request for breastfeeding rights in the workplace

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers frequently supports mothers on their return to work. Shared parental leave comes into force on 1st December 2014 and families who give birth after April 2015 are eligible. We were extremely disappointed that the government introduced this legislation while … [Read More...]

Baby with tongue tie

Frenulotomy – Tongue tie release

In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that a tongue tie release should only be performed by an appropriately trained registered health care professional (IPG 149. Division of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) for breastfeeding. December 2005)The … [Read More...]

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