Breastfeeding Groups and Support

Below is list of breastfeeding support groups and services in Cheshire -specifically Macclesfield, Knutsford, Congleton, Sandbach,Wilmslow, Poynton, Alderley Edge and Prestbury

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We are busy gathering information for this page and we would really appreciate your help. If you know of something that should be included please let me know via the contact page.

East Cheshire Mumbler endeavours to keep all information up to date but class providers can change class details at any time so please do check the details directly with the organiser before you travel.

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The Doula Element

The Doula Element provides families in Cheshire with maternity support and education during pregnancy, birth and the early days and weeks with a baby.

Services include antenatal classes and breastfeeding support.

T: 07421 991158

Cherubs Breastfeeding Support

Cherubs of Cheshire offers breastfeeding support across Cheshire East. We run support groups, offer one-to-one home support, telephone support and online information.
Please get in touch for breastfeeding support!

Contact us on our breastfeeding support line: 03001234579; available 9-5 Monday-

You can also check out our Cherubs YouTube Channel for practical advice.

Or drop-in to one of our local Cherubs groups in:

  • CREWE – Wednesdays,10:30am – 12:00pm at Monks Coppenhall Children’s Centre Mondays Lactation Clinic 9:30-12:30am at Eagle Bridge in the Clinic Room
  • NANTWICH – Thursdays, 1:00pm – 2:30pm at Nantwich Children’s Centre
  • HOLMES CHAPEL – Mondays, 9:30 – 11:00 at Holmes Chapel Methodist Chapel (TERM TIME ONLY)
  • KNUTSFORD – Fridays – 11:00am – 12:30pm at Knutsford Children’s Centre
  • MACCLESFIELD – Mondays, 1pm – 2:30pm at Broken Cross Children’s Centre Wednesday, Lactation Clinic 09:30-12:30 at Hurdsfield Children’s Centre
  • CONGLETON – Tuesdays, 11:30am- 1:00pm at Congleton Children’s Centre
  • SANDBACH – Monday, 10am – 11.30am at Ashfields Primary Care Centre
  • WILMSLOW Fridays, 10:00 -11:30am at Oakenclough Children’s Centre


Doula Kate – Postnatal Doula Support

Some of the common reasons for engaging the services of a postnatal Doula can include:-

  • Living away from family
  • Unable to access local support
  • Help with feeding
  • Time to recover from a difficult or complicated birth
  • Reassurance
  • Maximising the quality time that you spend with your family after the birth
  • An extra pair of hands for multiple births
  • T:07875 711756

La Leche League

We provide mother to mother support for all breastfeeding mums at every stage of their breastfeeding journey via our helpline, social media, online help forms and face to face at local meetings.

Congleton and Macclesfield group connect details:-

T: Francesca 01625 261253

T: Beverley 07846 773919


Manchester Lactation Consultants (a little further afield in Hale)

We are currently practicing as NHS Infant Feeding Coordinators with a special interest in breastfeeding and tongue-tie, and we provide a comprehensive service including the assessment, diagnosis and treatment for babies presenting with both feeding problems and tongue-tie.

Our consultations take place at our clinic in Hale, Cheshire.

T: 07907 308287

NCT Infant Feeding Line

Open everyday, for everyone


Have a question about feeding? Speak to one of our breastfeeding counsellors or leave a message and we’ll call you back

0300 330 0700

Nutrition and Nurture

We are a group of friendly and approachable Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) offering a full range of infant feeding services throughout Cheshire and Staffordshire (other areas by agreement). Services include private consultations, antenatal and postnatal workshops and staff training.

T: 07806737410

Optimum Birthing

Optimum Birthing: Parenting Sessions, Breastfeeding Workshops, Hypnobirthing Courses, The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme, Aromatherapy for Labour and Reflexology.

T: 07917 768 895