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Breastfeeding Support Cafes
‘Thank you for all the support you provided. You were extremely helpful & provided such useful information, which meant that I managed to get him back to breast. He is now solely breasted. I am so grateful to you & the others at the Breastfeeding Support Cafe & wanted to tell you how much I appreciated all your care & support.’
The Hethersett Cafe runs from 10am – 12noon on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month and the Dereham Cafe runs from 12noon to 2pm on alternate Mondays.
The Cafés provide an opportunity to discuss concerns and access support, but also to relax, breastfeed in comfort and make new friends. It is the ideal environment for those first public breastfeeds and to meet other breastfeeding families. Research has shown us that mother to mother peer support is crucial for breastfeeding. Us mums need each other!
It is also ideal for pregnant mothers to attend to gain breastfeeding information and to begin creating their support network in readiness for post birth.
There is no charge for breastfeeding support offered during this time.
At the Hethersett Breastfeeding Support Cafe, The Kin Cafe on site at Rowan House provides a hot drink and cake for Breastfeeding Support Cafe attendees for £3.50 – other options can also be bought at their usual price. Refreshments are provide free of charge at the Dereham Cafe.
The No Milk Like Mama’s team will be on hand to answer questions and offer support as much as we are able within this setting.
Please note that Breastfeeding Support Cafes are Peer Support settings and we do our best to offer as much support as possible in this time. If further in-depth support is required then a private consultation is more appropriate.
Whilst we may complete assessment for Tongue Tie/RLF at the Cafe (depending on time and need), we are unable to offer free RLF referrals from the Café, as this involves considerable administrative work in addition to assessment. You will be signposted to your NHS health care providers in the first instance to complete this.
A couple of doors up from Rowan House in Hethersett is the Social Club with lots of parking and Rowan House have permission to use this space. If you find the Rowan House carpark full, please don’t turn back, but use the Social Club carpark.
A little video of the where the Hethersett Cafe is and what to expect can be found here.
We look forward to meeting you!
To breastfeed you only need your breasts and your baby, but some ‘stuff’ can help! If you have any nursing bras, tops, breastfeeding friendly clothes or equipment you would like to donate, please get in touch! Any donations will be available to mothers who attend the Breastfeeding Support Cafés.