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Training

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.

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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

Seeking: Family Law Advisers

The ABM is sometimes asked to help families following break up of relationship, when the mother wants to continue breastfeeding her child. We would like to compile a leaflet to help families resolve questions of custody and contact between the non-resident parent and a breastfed child. We are … [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...]