Support & Services North Leeds

Newborn (Including Feeding, Sleeping, Slings)

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Breastfeeding Groups and Support in Leeds

For details of the latest breastfeeding support groups and counsellers across Leeds, including breast pump hire CLICK HERE.

* Updated February 2020

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Leeds Bosom Buddies Support Groups

Bosom Buddies provide mum-to-mum breastfeeding information and support

Come and chat to us at one the groups running across Leeds throughout the week.

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Leeds Community Healthcare 0-19 Public Health Integrated Nursing Service

Every family across Leeds, starting at pregnancy and continuing through to school leavers, receives support from the service. Find out about the services and resources available to you and your family across Leeds.


For more details visit the Leeds Community Healthcare website:

and follow the Facebook Page. 

Tel: 0113 220 8500

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Wave Mums

A Leeds-based peer support group for mums of young children, who are finding it hard… whatever the reason, come and have a cuppa with us.
We started Wave because we wanted to support other women in the same situations we’ve got through. We’ve experienced postnatal depression, postnatal anxiety, OCD, and PTSD. We get it.

We meet at Brackenwood Community Centre, The Highwood Building, LS8 1RJ

Every Friday,  10am -12pm.

Breastfeeding Community – Yorkshire

Visit the Breastfeeding Community Yorkshire website for a list of breastfeeding support groups.

Breastfeeding Groups and Support in Leeds


Leeds Council breastfeeding support groups: These groups are all run slightly differently; however you can rest assured you will always be welcomed by a friendly face and refreshments! All group leaders undertake breastfeeding training so that they can offer specific support. These groups are open to all breastfeeding mums. Leeds Breastfeeding Support Groups  – full details and locations via this link.

NCT Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 330 0770 (8am-11pm)

La Leche League 0345 120 2918

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers 0300 3305453

Breastfeeding Network 0300 1000212

LeedsBosom Buddies provide mum-to-mum breastfeeding information and support. Chat at one the groups running across Leeds throughout the week.  Click here for details

Health Improvement Specialist – Infant Feeding Sally – 07712 214867

Breastfeeding Clinic (HV referral only) Meanwood Health Centre – 0113 8433350

Hospital Infant Feeding Team (midwives) 0113 2065367


Fran – LS8 07971 841972

Val – LS16 0113 2933176

Kathy – LS18 07872490197

Nadia – LS18 07962223292

BREAST PUMP HIRE Anne – LS8 0113 2948795 Fran – LS8 07971 841972

Breastfeeding  Groups:

Chapeltown/Harehills  10:00-12:00pm  Chapeltown Children’s Centre, Leopold Street LS7 4AW   Contact: Health Visiting Team 0113 8435683

Moortown  1:00-2:30pm Moortown Children’s Centre, Lidgett Lane LS17 6QP Contact: 0113 8435683

Wetherby  1-2:30pm Wetherby Children’s Centre Hallfield Lane, Wetherby LS22 6JS  Contact: 01937 581102
Specialist Breastfeeding Clinic: Breastfeeding Clinic at Meanwood Health Centre 9:3012:30 on a referral basis.

Henry Programme

HENRY stands for Health, Exercise Nutrition for the Really Young. HENRY is an eight week programme for parents of infants and toddlers aged 0 to 5 years. The Programme helps parents get their children off to the best start in life. The programme sessions are interactive, fun, practical and informative.

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La Leche League Breastfeeding Support

We offer breastfeeding support to mothers are every stage of their breastfeeding journey. Run by a team of volunteers with breastfeeding experience and appropriate counselling training. Call our helpline on 0345 120 2918 for support or search online for your nearest support group.

Leeds Council Breastfeeding Support Groups

What is a Breastfeeding Group? These groups are all run slightly differently; however you can rest assured you will always be welcomed by a friendly face and refreshments! All group leaders undertake breastfeeding training so that they can offer specific support. These groups are open to all breastfeeding mums.

Leeds Breastfeeding Support Groups – full details and locations via this link.

Leeds Health Visiting Services

If you need to contact a member of the health visiting service please contact the SPA on 0113 8435683.

MumSpace Leeds

A free community led mums group, providing social support for pregnant mums and mums with children 0-4 years. A space where mums can feel empowered.

For children there is singing & rhymes, toys and activities.

Stay and Play Sessions take place on a Wednesday (Term Time), 10am – 12pm at Church of the Epiphany, Beech Lane, Gipton, LS9 6SW

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Mummy Buddy Programme Leeds

My Baby Sleep Coach

My Baby Sleep Coach aims to work in partnership with clients to enable them to find realistic and achievable solutions to their babies’ sleep difficulties, so that they can make effective changes and because parent and child relationships should be free from the anguish and stress caused by sleep disturbance.

Horsforth based but covers across West Yorkshire. Tel: 07557 965797

NCT Support Line

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding. Calling us costs the same as any local call, however, if you have free ‘inclusive’ minutes on a landline or mobile, it will be included in those.

0300 330 0700

‘Early Days’ Support Group at Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Community Centre

Wednesday, 2:15pm – 3:15pm

A drop-in session, run by a maternity support worker offering advice and support for late pregnancy and early parenthood. A chance to meet other new mums. Older siblings are welcome, toys will be available.

Free Session. Refreshments included! Please text or call Julie on 07920 548085 to confirm attendance and for any queries.

Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Community Centre, 311 Stonegate RoadLeedsLS17 6AZ

Sleep Consultants

Baby and infant sleep consultants recommended by other Mumblers.

  • Sleep by Kate Johnson, Tel: 07875 138660
  • Emma Banham, My Baby Sleep Coach, Tel: 07557 965797
  • Sarah Barnes at Gentle Sleep Solutions, Tel:  0113 2619212
  • Caroline Winter, Sleep Nanny, Tel: 07723 052653
  • Lauren Peacock, Little Sleep Stars, Tel: 07977 583728
  • Annie Simpson, Infant Sleep Consultant, Tel:  07950 320475
  • Samantha Bell, Sweet Dream Babies, @sweetdreambabiesltd

West Yorkshire Sling Library

Independent sling and carrier advice service offering carrier fittings, information, safety checks and rental, based in West Leeds.

Weekly drop in sessions at:

  • Chapel Allerton Children’s Centre, Mon, every 4 weeks, 10.30am – 2pm
  • Tiny Toes Playcentre, Horsforth,Weds, every 4 weeks 12.30pm – 2.00pm
  • Boston Spa Children’s Centre, Weds, every 4 weeks 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Visit : 210 0855 for more info