Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding Support Options for You & Baby

Breastfeeding Support


''I had been told on several occasions by other healthcare professionals that everything was fine with my baby and our breastfeeding, even though it was very painful and stressful, but Sian picked up on what was wrong in two minutes! Teresa & Margot

Specialist Breastfeeding support is available for a wide range of breastfeeding concerns and ages of infant, including (but not limited to):

  • Painful breastfeeding
  • Nipple trauma
  • Difficulty latching
  • Milk supply
  • Expressing
  • Slow weight gain
  • Identification of tongue-tie (restricted lingual frenulum)
  • Referral for tongue-tie assessment/division

We aim to leave you and your baby calm and in control and with the necessary skills to breastfeed in the way that you wish.

No Milk Like Mama’s® Breastfeeding Support is available worldwide via online consultation and in home in Norwich, Norfolk & Suffolk. 

'So beneficial to have that time one to one with Luisa, to really be heard and supported. Feeding improved within hours of the visit and I feel so much more in control.'

Consultations can be booked online.
Evening appointments available upon request.

No Milk Like Mama's continues to offer support during the Covid19 pandemic. 
We take the need to reduce risks to our clients and their families very seriously and have made changes to our support services as necessary. Please see our support options below.

Covid19 Breastfeeding Support options

Please note that due to Covid 19 our breastfeeding support services have had to have the necessary changes to have minimal contact time face to face. This is in line with other IBCLCs nationally to reduce risk to families and Practitioners and comply with our insurance requirements 

Breastfeeding support will begin with completing your intake booking form with as much detail as possible, followed by booking in for an online call to go over case history and assessment. We will cover all we can during this call.

We have had great success with supporting feeding in this way with home visits and the associated risk often not being necessary.

If a home visit is deemed necessary for assessment following Online Consultation this will be arranged with your practitioner. 

Online Consultation: £50
(up to 60 minutes & inclusive of consultation notes & 2 weeks email follow up support –  fair usage applies)

Postnatal Home Visit (following Online Consultation) : £55
(inclusive of any assessment/referral required)

Follow-up Telephone Consultation: £30
(up to 40 minutes) 

Face to Face New Baby Check-in – In Home Parenting Support
(see below for details) 

No Milk Like Mama’s has a sickness and Covid-19 policy in place which you will be given access to and asked to consent to on booking

New Baby Check-in

This face to face in home consultation provides an opportunity for parents to discuss their new baby, focusing in particular on:

Normal baby behaviour Reassurance Infant feeding* Sleep expectations Weighing your baby Baby care Your questions

(*Please note this support service in not in place of a full breastfeeding assessment. Latching & normal infant feeding can be assessed & discussed, but for management of conditions such as mastitis, tongue-tie or other significant feeding concerns a Breastfeeding consultation is appropropriate)  

New Baby Check-in – 1st visit (60 mins) : £55
New Baby Check-in – follow up visit (40 mins) : £40
New Baby Check-in – Continuity of Care (4 x home visit): £160

No Milk Like Mama’s has a sickness and Covid-19 policy in place which you will be given access to and asked to consent to on booking.

Free Services

Receive your FREE No Milk Like Mama’s® Breastfeeding Guide HERE.

We have a free online breastfeeding and sleep support forum with regular live Q&A sessions with infant feeding and sleep specialists. 

Join our online community on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube

No Milk Like Mama’s runs a fortnightly free Breastfeeding Support Cafe at Rowan House Health & Wellbeing Centre in Hethersett near Norwich with a team of qualified Peer Supporters (not available during Covid19) .

No Milk Like Mama’s often answers questions outside of a consultation and provides a lot of support this way when your queries don’t necessarily require a consultation to discuss or you are not in a position to book one. If we have helped you and you want to show your appreciation, you can use our ko-fi account. Thank you for your support.

Online Support

Online Video Call Consultations are suitable for breastfeeding support with latching and other clinical concerns where face to face breastfeeding support is not possible, and for all discussion based support including: 

    • Antenatal breastfeeding information
    • Support with expressing
    • Returning to work
    • Starting solids
    • Weaning from the breast

The recommendation remains to seek face to face breastfeeding support for clinical concerns and latch issues, but sometimes this is not possible. Video consultations allow accessibility to support for all families.

*Online Video Consultation: £50 
(up to 60 minutes) includes consultation summary  

*Please note during Covid 19 a 40 minute home visit can be booked following Online Consultation if this is deemed necessary

Follow-up Telephone Consultation: £30 
(up to 40 minutes)   

Postnatal Home Visit
Please note this service has changed during the COVID19 pandemic. Please see the change in this service at the top of the page.

Home visits available in and around Norwich, Norfolk & Suffolk allow for relaxed time to discuss, assess and support you with Breastfeeding in the comfort of your own home.

A home consultation usually lasts between 90 minutes to 2 hours depending on the level of support you require and includes: 

Taking a full history of Breastfeeding

Observation of a Breastfeed

Full Breastfeeding assessment

Practical and emotional support

Assessment and referral for tongue tie/RLF if necessary 

Contact with your healthcare professional as required

Weighing your baby (if you wish)

Written report summary of our consultation

Guided relaxation and mindfulness tools 

Follow up support for 2 weeks

Continued support at the free Breastfeeding Support Cafe

(inclusive of any assessment/referral and follow up support)

Please note this service has changed during the COVID19 pandemic. Please see the change in this service at the top of the page.

Clinic Consultation
Please note this service is not available during the COVID19 pandemic.

Breastfeeding Support clinic consultations are available at Rowan House in Hethersett, near Norwich.


A 35 minute mini- clinic consultation is suitable for one to one support with positioning and attachment, latching, reassurance and follow up support.

Mini Clinic Consultation: £40 

A 75 minute full clinic consultation includes all elements of breastfeeding assessment and support, within a clinic setting and appointment time. 

Full Clinic Consultation: £65

NICU Families
Please note this service is not available during the COVID19 pandemic - please see above for support options.

A bespoke NICU parent and baby service includes 2 home visits.

These visits comprise of a Mindful Breastfeeding session in your home to support you practically and emotionally whilst your baby is still in the care of medical teams, and a follow up feeding assessment once your baby is home. 

The first session will include time spent discussing concerns, writing affirmations, guided relaxation specific to your journey and discussion around self-care and ongoing support, together with practical support with expressing and preparing for your baby to come home. 

A second visit for a follow-up feeding assessment once baby is home will include all elements of a Postnatal Home Visit 

£125
(2 x home visit & inclusive of any assessment/referral and follow up support)

Antenatal Support
Please note this service is not available during the COVID19 pandemic. We have an online FREE antenatal workshop available.

FREE online antenatal workshop

There is often a lot of focus on pregnancy and birth, with little time to think about what will happen once your baby arrives.

Our unique From Womb to World workshop includes:

How Breastfeeding works

What to expect in the first days post birth

Normal infant behaviour 

How to know if things are going well

When to seek further support

Discussion around any concerns

Mindful Breastfeeding:
-Journaling
-Affirmations
-Questions to ask in hospital
-Guided relaxation 

Pregnancy, labour and postnatal yoga for you and your partner

Sleep information for your newborn

Comprehensive course folder for you to keep to support you post birth

 

'You provide the most valuable and compassionately supportive service to women when they really need it most' Jade

An IBCLC Lactation Consultant is the highest international qualification and gold standard in Breastfeeding Support and it takes many years of training and experience to qualify to this level. IBCLCs have regular training and supervision to continuously update their knowledge and skills and this is also a requirement of registration as an IBCLC. When you employ an IBCLC Lactation Consultant you can be assured that you are receiving the highest standard of Breastfeeding Support. 

Providing both emotional and practical breastfeeding support, we are passionate about supporting all families throughout their breastfeeding experience.

One to one breastfeeding support is available at short notice through Home Visits in and around Norwich, Norfolk and Suffolk, Clinic Appointments, and Telephone and Online Consultation worldwide.

Starting Solids Workshop available - see Parenting Workshops
Gift Vouchers for Breastfeeding Support available in the online shop

‘Sian has been very understanding and caring in such a difficult time. Our baby is now breastfeeding well and we hope to see this continue and improve.’  Chantella & Daisy