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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.

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


NBH live chat!

Important notice We’re very excited to be one of the first charities to offer live breastfeeding support via web chat. Be assured though that the support you receive will be of exactly the same quality as if you had called the Helpline.We’d love your anonymous feedback if you take part in a web … [Read More...]

Pams prize winner abm 2014

Pam’s Prize 2014 winner

The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers is pleased to announce the 2014 winner of Pam’s Prize…Carolyn Markham from Northamptonshire.Carolyn is a La Leche League Leader from Northampton.  A mother of 3 children: 14,11 and 5 years old.  She found La Leche League when her first son was around … [Read More...]


National Breastfeeding Helpline – 0300 100 0212

The National Breastfeeding Helpline is a helpline run in collaboration with the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) and the Breastfeeding Network (BfN). The project is funded by the Department of Health, through the Section 64 grant scheme. Calls are sent to the first available ABM Counsellor … [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...]