The ABM offers a range of training options, from a short course for partners and families, to in-depth courses for mothers and professionals to enable them to support others with breastfeeding.

Team Baby: A partner’s guide to supporting breastfeeding

We know that breastfeeding is teamwork. It’s about knowing how breastfeeding works, knowing how newborns behave and knowing where to get help.

  • £5.99

ABM Mother Supporter Module

This course will ensure that you have a good knowledge of normal breastfeeding, and fill in any gaps you may have. As a Mother Supporter, you will offer support and encourage normal breastfeeding, not solve complicated breastfeeding problems.

To apply for this course please email An application form must be completed before you proceed to order this course online.

  • £45.00 (includes 1 year's ABM membership)

Breastfeeding Counsellor

Eight modules by email with online and real life support. Takes approximately 2 years to complete.

Please note: The Mother Supporter module must be passed before starting Breastfeeding Counsellor training

  • £100 (plus £20 annual membership fee)

Breastfeeding Support Training Foundation Module

A course that gives you a grounding in normal breastfeeding and human lactation (for professionals or those who may not have breastfed).

  • £175.00 (includes 1 year's ABM membership)

Breastfeeding Support Training Advanced Module

This course follows a syllabus very similar to that of our in-depth breastfeeding counsellor course.

  • £725 (includes 2 years’ ABM membership)