The Children’s Centres have staff who have been trained to support breastfeeding mothers. They can offer information and advice about positioning, attachment, hand expressing and pump hire.

Breastfeeding Support Cafes:

The centres also run breastfeeding support cafes. These are free drop-in sessions where mums and dads can meet others who are breastfeeding parents, share advice and ask questions.


  • Caister: Tuesdays 9.30am to 11am, 23rd Jan, 13th and 27th Feb and 13th and 27th Mar
  • Acle: Fortnightly on Wednesdays 1pm to 2.30pm
  • Trinity: Weekly on Wednesdays 10am to 12pm


Breastfeeding telephone support:

The Great Yarmouth Health Visiting team:       01493 849260

Broadland Health Visiting team:                        01603 430220

National Breastfeeding Helpline:                       0300 100 0212

La Leche League GB:                                        0845 120 2918

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers:             08444 122 949

(9.30am -10.30pm, every day)

NCT Breastfeeding Line:                                   0300 330 0771

(8am-midnight, 7 days a week)

Breastfeeding Network Supporter Line:            0844 412 4664

(9.30am-9.30pm, every day)

Pump Hire:

The centres have electric breast pumps available to hire. We ask for a £10 deposit plus £10 charge for replacement parts.  Please speak to a trained staff member if you wish to discuss hiring one.