Never be afraid to ask for help! For advice on breastfeeding or post-natal support, take a look at some of the links below.

Breastfeeding Support & Advice

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
Online resources include an information library of videos and a map of local support groups.
Support and information about breastfeeding and perinatal mental health. Call 0300 100 0212.

National Breastfeeding Helpline
Independant, non judgemental advice from trained breastfeeding counsellors by phone or webchat.

Perinatal Mental Health Support

Explains symptoms, causes, and treatments for various perinatal mental health issues. This is also a useful listing of support contacts to other relevant services.

Association for Post-natal Illness are available by phone between 10.00am and 2.00pm (Mondays to Fridays) on 0207 386 0868, or use their webchat online.

The Cedar House Support Group

Run by Liz Wise, a Postnatal Depression Counsellor with 25 years of experience, The Cedar House Group holds free support groups for mothers experiencing symptoms of postnatal depression and anxiety. Groups are held online and face to face in Balham and Surrey and include creche facilities. Please contact Liz Wise on or 07773283556  for further details
Educational resources for mothers struggling with substance abuse.

Local Health Services
You can also reach out to your GP, health visitor, or self refer for free, confidential, local counselling at

If you are outside of the UK – you can contact Postpartum Support International.