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Local Support

Breastfeeding Suffolk App

The Breastfeeding Suffolk app is built for new mothers who are breastfeeding their newborn. The app features helpful tools that allow mothers to track feed times, record child development milestones and read daily information cards related to their breastfeeding cycle.

Visit the Breastfeeding Suffolk website

Ipswich Hospital Pregnancy and Birth Services

Their aim is to provide high-quality, safe care that meets your needs and those of your baby and family by helping you to make informed decisions about your care so that you and your family feel confident about your pregnancy, birth and parenting your new baby.

Visit the Ipswich Hospital website

Perspectives Ipswich

They provide a free and confidential counselling support for those experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy loss and post abortion loss.

Visit the Perspectives Ipswich website


They are a community interest company with a focus on supporting fathers, father figures, and families in Suffolk.

Visit the EPIC Dad website

National Support

The National Childbirth Trust

Their mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

Visit the The National Childbirth Trust website


Baby crying is normal, you can cope. Please follow the ICON guidance for coping with crying.

Visit the ICON website

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

Visit the The Lullaby Trust website

TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association)

Tamba is a UK based charity helping people around the world. They were set up by parents of multiples and interested professionals in 1978.

Visit the TAMBA website

Baby Centre

BabyCentre® reaches more than 45 million mums globally each month in nine different languages, including eight in 10 new and expecting mums online in the UK.

Visit the Baby Centre website