Blackpool Local Support Details

May 6th, 2008 · No Comments


For local breastfeeding help, please contact your Midwife or Health Visitor, go to one of the breastfeeding groups listed below:

Alternatively, please call the National Breastfeeding Helpline on:
08442 090 920. All calls are answered locally by trained mothers.

Breastfeeding groups

Little Acorns Breastfeeding Centre
Oak Tree Children’s Centre, Sydney Street,
St Annes, FY8 1TR
Mondays: 10.00am – 11.30am
Tel: 01253 781 571

Baby Group (Breastfeeding Support-trained Midwife available)
Flakefleet Satellite Centre, Fleetwood, Northfleet Avenue,
Fleetwood FY7 7ND
Tuesdays: 11.45am – 1.45pm
Tel: 01253 770 682

Star Buddies Breastfeeding Support Group
Baines Children’s Centre, Penrose Avenue,
Blackpool, FY4 4DJ
First Tuesday of the month: 1pm – 2pm
Tel: 01253 699 085

“Mummy and Me” Baby group (Breastfeeding Support-trained Midwife available)
“The Place To Be” SureStart Building, Gateside Drive, Grange Park,
Blackpool FY3 7QH
Tuesdays: 1.30-3pm
Tel: 01253 476 484

Breastfeeder’s Brunch
St Cuthbert’s and Palatine Children’s Centre, Lightwood Avenue,
Blackpool, FY4 2AU
Wednesdays: 11am – 12.30pm
Tel: 01253 313 201

Simply the Breast
Sure Start Talbot and Brunswick Children’s Centre, Gorton Street, Blackpool, FY1 3JW
Wednesdays: 11.45am – 1pm
Tel: 01253 651 190

Wyre Breastfeeding Centre
Thornton Children’s Centre, Heys Street, Thornton Cleveleys, FY5 4JP
Wednesdays: 12 midday – 1.30pm
Tel: 01253 821 128

Pear Tree Breastfeeding Centre
Pear Tree Children’s Centre, 29 Station Road,
Kirkham, PR24 2HA
Thursdays 12 midday – 1.30pm
Tel: 01772 687 629

“Mum’s The Word” Breastfeeding Support
Rural Wyre Children’s Centre, Kepple Lane,
Garstang, PR3 1PB
Thursdays: 12 midday – 1.30pm
Tel: 01995 603 454

“The Breast Start To Life” Support Group
Orchard Children’s Centre, Strike Lane,
Freckleton PR4 1HR
Thursdays: 1pm – 2.30pm
Tel: 01772 634 270

Bibs and Bobs
‘Antenatal to Breastfeeding’ Group

Claremont Children’s Centre, Westminster Road,
Blackpool  FY1 2QE
Fridays: 10am – 12 midday
Tel: 01253 749 463

Blackpool Mothers’ Milk Depot
To find out more about donating milk to the Blackpool Milk Depot, phone or text 07923 467 695 and speak to the Breastfeeding Network coordinator. The milk goes to Wirral Mother’s Milk Bank and is used for sick babies throughout the Northwest.  Every drop counts!

Children’s Centres
All Children’s Centres in Blackpool have the Baby Friendly Certificate of Commitment for supporting breastfeeding and offer lots of friendly information and support on a wide range of topics.

Baines Children’s Centre
Penrose Avenue
Tel: 01253 699 085

Beacon Hill Children’s Centre
Warbreck Hill, FY2 0TS
Tel: 01253 355 493

Claremont Children’s Centre
Westminster Road, FY1 2QE
Tel: 01253 621 703

Clifton Sure Start Children’s Centre
Langdale Road, FY4 4RR
Tel: 01253 694 446

Kincraig Children’s Centre
Kincraig Road, FY2 0HN
Tel: 01253 354 059

Revoe Children’s Centre
Grasmere Road
Tel: 01253 798 016

St Cuthbert’s / Palatine Children’s Centre
Lightwood Avenue, FY2 0AJ
Tel: 01253 313 201

Sure Start Grange Park Children’s Centre
31 Dingle Avenue, FY3 7NX
Tel: 01253 476 480

Sure Start Talbot and Brunswick Children’s Centre
Gorton Street, FY1 3JW
Tel: 01253 651 190

Thames Children’s Centre
Thames Road, FY4 1ED
Tel: 01253 361 981

Highfield Children’s Centre
Tel: 01253 839 739

Layton Children’s Centre
Tel: 01253 476 480

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