Forth Valley

Looking for breastfeeding support or just want to chat to another mum about breastfeeding?

The Breastfeeding Network has trained peer support volunteers in your local area. There are lots of ways to access support, and all events can be found on our Facebook Events ( page.

In Person

Virtual Support

  • Phone support is available to all mums within 48 hours of discharge from hospital. You will be asked if you would like to be referred to the service while you are still on the ward. If you are not offered this service before you go home, please complete this form ( and we will telephone you.
  • Every Tuesday at 10:30am is our weekly Zoom group where you can join from your living room in your jammies! Find the link on our Facebook events page.
  • Antenatal Zoom Sessions, every second Wednesday at 11am. Come and ask all your breastfeeding questions and meet some parents to be.
  • Join our local Facebook page @BreastfeedingForthValley You can use this to contact trained volunteers for support or just to chat to other mums. There are also smaller Facebook groups associated with local breastfeeding support groups and you can find these details on the page
  • Ring the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 0300 100 0212 or message them on Facebook @NationalBreastfeedingHelpline
  • Email and we can offer support via email or arrange to call you back to offer support over the phone or via a free video call
  • Join in with a virtual breastfeeding group video chat to say hello to other mums and peer supporters without leaving the house! Details of the groups and links to join are on our Facebook page

All our volunteers are mums who have breastfed their own children and then done training so that they can support other families. Whatever your question or if you just want to chat to someone please get in touch

Please be aware that emails and messages to our Facebook page will be seen by a small team of volunteers. If you contact us by E-mail please send just a brief outline of your question or concern initially so we can support you in the most appropriate way. To find out how we look after your data you can go to

Updated 27/09/2021