Blog » Feeding

Food Banks

If you need help with food, local food banks include: Gathering Place/Winter Shelter, Halifax St Augustine’s Centre, Halifax Halifax Homeless and Community Kitchen, Halifax North Halifax Food Bank Elland Food Bank        Brighouse Food Bank Todmorden Food Bank                  …

Read More

Weaning Support Group (Children’s Centres)

First Wednesday of the month at Boothtown Children’s Centre. 11am-12pm. First Friday of the month at Jubilee Children’s Centre. 11.30am-12.30pm. No need to book, just drop in!

Breastfeeding Support Groups (Children’s Centres)

Relaxed and informal advice and support from the health visiting team. No appointment necessary. Mondays: Breastfeeding Friends Group, Wellholme Children’s Centre, 10-11.30am Thursdays:  Breastfeeding Group, Todmorden Children’s Centre, 10-11.30am

Boothtown Children’s Centre – Breastfeeding Group

Friendly and supportive group for breastfeeding mums and their families. Held in a relaxed setting, it’s hosted by peer supporters and there are activities provided for older siblings. Free tea and coffee! For more information, contact the Children’s Centre on 01422 250365 or ask your health visitor or midwife. Mondays, 1.30-3pm. Boothtown Children’s Centre, Rawson…

Read More

La Leche League

Friendly and effective mum-to-mum support for breastfeeding. You don’t have to be having problems to attend the monthly meetings – although they always get priority – bring your triumphs too and help support other mums! Come if you’re pregnant or preparing for motherhood, a new mum, an experienced mum or a mum’s support person. Older…

Read More

Breastfeeding Workshop for Parents-To-Be

For all pregnant women under the care of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Maternity Services. This free two hour workshop focuses on breastfeeding as the optimum way of feeding a baby. The session aims to help parents and babies to get breastfeeding off to the best possible start. Partners are most welcome, please book them a…

Read More

Baby Cafe – Calderdale Breastfeeding Peer Support

Calderdale Breastfeeding Peer Support can offer breastfeeding advice and support at Halifax Baby Café, every Thursday between 1-3pm. You can get help and advice on anything from pain to the most comfortable holds and reflux, have your baby checked for tongue tie and have them weighed. I’ve been myself and it was incredibly reassuring and…

Read More

Calderdale Breastfeeding Support Network

Mums who are breastfeeding may, at times, need some extra help and support and that is where the Calderdale Breastfeeding Support Network can help. The network is made up of women who have breastfed their own children and who work as volunteers alongside other health professionals to offer support to breastfeeding mums. All Peer Supporters…

Read More