Free groups

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I run 2 free drop in groups where I offer free information and support. These groups can get very busy and as a result the assessment and support I give will be brief and limited and is absolutely not a substitute for the more thorough assessment and support I can offer privately. These groups should be seen as an addition to support from the NHS or from me privately and not as a replacement for it. In terms of tongue-tie assessment I can provide enough information to help you decide if further assessment with a view to division is something you need to or wish to pursue. However, whether you then go via the NHS or private routes for this, a more thorough feeding and tongue-tie assessment should be carried out by the practitioner prior to the division. For this reason I do not offer discounts to families seen for assessment in these groups.

Ely MILKS Breastfeeding Support Group at The Ely Cathedral Centre, Palace Green, Ely  every Thursday 1.30-2.30pm. See and the Ely MILKS Facebook page for more information. I run this group in conjunction with local breastfeeding counsellors and peer supporters and will not be there every week.

STEDMUNDSBABY Breastfeeding Support Group Alternate Tuesdays 3-4pm at The Self Centre, 4 Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP31 7AR.  See the StEdmundsbaby Breastfeeding Support Group Facebook page for more information.


Please note that none of my free groups/clinics receive funding from the NHS or County Councils. The ELY MILKS group is run by a committee of volunteers and fund raisers to cover it’s costs so we ask for a donation of £1 from those families attending to go towards venue hire. The STEDMUNDSBABY Group is able to run because the Self Centre very generously provides a venue and I give my time for free.

Dates when the Bury group is open and when I will be in attendance at ElyMilks:

Ely –    26 July/ 2 August. The Ely Milks group on 26 July will not run in the usual way as it is our annual fundraising fayre that afternoon. However, I will be at the fayre and can provide help and support there with feeding issues. just ask for me at the refreshments stall. The fayre will be at The Lighthouse Centre, Lynn Road, Ely 1-4pm. There will be an entry fee of £3 per adult, babies and children free. 

Bury St Edmunds –  24 July/7 August & 21 August










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