Breastfeeding Support Options for You & Baby
''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 provided by Sian Aldis and Luisa Lyons, IBCLC Lactation Consultants. Support is available for all types of infant feeding.
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
- 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 in home in Norwich, Norfolk & Suffolk & worldwide via online consultation.
'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.'
Breastfeeding Support 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.
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.
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 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.
Email Support is appropriate for discussion based support and information only.
Email only Support: £30
(up to 3 emails to/from within 2 weeks)
Online Video Consultation: £45 (up to 60 minutes) includes consultation summary
Postnatal Home Visit
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
Home Visit: £75
(inclusive of any assessment/referral and follow up support)
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
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
(2 x home visit & inclusive of any assessment/referral and follow up support)
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
-Questions to ask in hospital
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.
‘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