Infant feeding support

Dads, partners and breastfeeding

Do see our service leaflet on supporting breastfeeding

Dads, partners and breastfeeding

A-Z countywide support

A-Z countywide infant feeding support for both breast and formula fed babies:

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
  • Phone: 0300 330 5453
Baby Bar (Wallingford)
  • Location: Wallingford
  • Day: Thursday morning
  • Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
  • Venue: Ridgeway Church rooms, St Mary’s St, Wallingford OX10 0EW.
  • Website:
Baby Café (Abingdon)
  • Location: Abingdon.
  • Day: Thursday morning
  • Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
  • Venue: Our Lady and St Edmund Parish Centre, Oxford Road, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 2EA.
  • Contact Sue Richards, 07598 315375,

Baby Lunchbox

Health Visitors’ drop-in infant feeding support:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
North Oxfordshire Carterton



Chipping Norton


Oxford City Headington
South Oxfordshire Berinsfield Benson





  • Day: Tuesday
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
  • Venue: East Street Centre, Calder Close, Banbury, OX16 3WR
  • Day: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 09:00am – 10:00am
  • Venue: Benson Parish Hall, OX10 6LZ.
  • Day: 1st Monday of the month
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Venue: The Berin Centre, Berinsfield, OX10 7NR
Bicester and Kidlington
  • Day: Wednesday (no appt needed)
  • Time: 12.30pm – 14.30pm
  • Venue: Emmanuel Church, Barberry Place, Bicester, OX26 3HA
  • Day: Tuesday
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:00pm
  • Venue: Carterton Town Hall 19 Alvescot Road, Carterton OX18 3JL
Chipping Norton
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 2:30pm-3:15pm
  • Venue: Chipping Norton Hospital, Russell Way, Chipping Norton OX7 5FA
  • Day: Tuesday
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
  • Venue: Northern Community Centre, Great Western Park, Dan Reade Parade, Didcot, OX11 6AS
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Venue: The Slade Nursery, Titup Hall Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8QQ
  • Day: 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Venue: The Red Kite Family Centre, 99 Southern Road, Thame, OX9 2DY
  • Day: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 10:30-12:00pm
  • Venue: Wallingford Child Health Clinic, Wallingford Community Hospital next door to Wallingford Medical Practice
Wantage & Faringdon
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Venue: Stanford village hall, 28 Hunters Field, Stanford in The Vale, SN7 8LX
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 11:00-11:45am
  • Venue: The Windrush C of E Primary School, Isabelle Spencer Way, Witney, OX29 7DL
Breastfeeding Network

Helpline: 0300 100 0212

Didcot Baby Monday
  • Location: Didcot
  • Day: Monday morning
  • Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
  • Venue: Great Western Park Southern Community Centre, Sorrel Crescent, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 6HQ
  • Facebook: Didcot Baby Monday

Drop-in sessions and 1:1 appointments for lactation consultation. Runs all year and throughout school holidays. Didcot Baby Monday – Home | Facebook

La Leche League (Bicester)

Monthly meetings in Bicester, see website for details: La Leche League Bicester Meetings register at LLL Bicester Meeting Register or email

La Leche League (East Oxford)

Monthly meetings in East Oxford, see website for details: La Leche League Oxfordshire Meetings register at LLL Oxfordshire Meeting Register or email

Milk Bank

UK Association for Milk Banking has information about using donated breast milk if your baby is premature or ill, and how to donate breast milk

National Breastfeeding Helpline

National Breastfeeding Helpline – Helpline. Open everyday of the year from 9:30am – 9:30pm. Tel: 0300 100 0212.

NCT: National Childbirth Trust

Helpline 0300 330 0771

OBS (Oxford, Didcot, Kidlington)

Oxford, Didcot, Kidlington – Please check website for further details. Book appointment via the website

OUH Infant feeding team

Specialist Infant Feeding Clinic open by appointment only on Mondays and Thursdays for outpatients with babies aged seven days to six weeks of age. Midwife, Health Visitor or GP can refer or self-referral. Tel: 01865 572950. Infant Feeding Clinic, Parent Education Room, Level 1 Outpatients, Women’s Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, OX3 9DU. Infant feeding – Maternity (

The Breastfeeding Network

Website: The Breastfeeding Network

Provides support and information. They also have a support line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300 456 2421

  • Location: Abingdon
  • Day: Tuesday mornings
  • Time: 10.00am – 11:30am.
  • Venue: All Saints Church, Church Street, Marcham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6NW

Run by Sophie – NCT lactation support worker from Breastfeeding café.

Twins Trust

Advice and support for families with twins or triplets

Non-urgent advice: Other support

Our health visitors also provide support which you can access via Chat Health 0-4 Parentline (text 07312 263081).

We also provide an Enhanced HV Infant Feeding Service by referral via the HV team, please contact the HV team via Chat Health for more information.

Page last reviewed: 16 April, 2024