Great video showing how to latch your baby on correctly!! "How to breastfeed: good attachment/ Raising Children Network"
Dr Jack Newman : an internationally renowned breastfeeding expert with a very informative website. Breastfeeding resources include information sheets, video clips and articles on various breastfeeding issues.
www.cuidiu-ict.ie Cuidiú is an informative Irish organisation supporting breastfeeding and parenthood with mother-to-mother support groups nationwide.
www.kellymom.com Kelly Bonyata is a US based Lactation Consultant. The website is extremely informative, with so many breastfeeding articles to choose from!
www.breastfeeding.ie is the HSE Breastfeeding Support website; it has useful information on breastfeeding support groups in Ireland. A nice section on frequently asked questions and some little irish video clips.
www.llli.org/ La Leche League International – is an international volunteer organisation dedicated to breastfeeding education and encouragement worldwide. The tear out toolkit from the book "The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding" is now free to download from the website.
Friends of Breastfeeding supporting Breastfeeding throughout Ireland, by mother to mother support, this website directs you toward support groups in your area.
Local Breastfeeding Support
Lactation Consultant / Public Health Nurse support:
Breastfeeding Preparation Classes. The first Thursday of the month at 10.30am in Limerick Maternity Hospital - (for pregnant moms to be, wishing to breastfeed or to learn more about breastfeeding). Run by Lactation consultants based in the Limerick Maternity Hospital.
Mother and baby breastfeeding group with PHN/LC present for support: Millennium Hall, Raheen, Co. Limerick - Every Wednesday - 11.00am to 12.30pm
Breastfeeding Clinic: Limerick Maternity Hospital – Tuesdays - 2.00pm - 4.00pm - Mother and baby seen individually by lactation consultant.
Mother and Baby Breastfeeding group with PHN support: Every Monday 11am to 12pm Hospital health centre. Contact PHN Anne Weeks Hospital Health Centre 061 383031
Mother and Baby Breastfeeding group with PHN support: Every Thursday 11am to 12pm morning Murroe health centre. Contact PHN Ruth Hanley 061 387083
Friends of Breastfeeding (FoB) - (mother-to-mother support groups)
Every Wednesday: Drombanna Day Care Centre, from 10.30am - Contact Oonagh 087 2213671 or Babs Gardiner 087 6886169
Cuidiú - (Mother to mother support, also some volunteers have special training in breastfeeding support)
First Friday of every month in Limerick Maternity Hospital, from 10.00am - Contact Mary Anne 087 7749223, Meabh 085 7357238 or Jackie 087 1227353
Second Monday of the month in St. Nicholas Parish Hall (beside church in Westbury), from 10.00am to 12.00pm - Contact Meabh 085 7357238
Third Saturday of the month. Parent Link (meets in various locations) - Contact Jackie 087 1227353
La Leche League Group, Ennis (serving Clare and Limerick, leaders do home visits/phone support and have a library of mothering books)
2nd Friday of every month from 10.30am to 12.30pm, in the Clare Women's Network, Clonroad Business Park, Ennis
Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support Groups
Charleville Breastfeeding and attachment parenting group- Charleville Park Hotel, - Mondays 10am Contact Nicola 0876836922
Longcourt Hotel, Newcastlewest Co. Limerick. Tuesdays 10.30am - 12.00noon. PHN in attendance. Contact 069 62155
Facebook breastfeeding group
Breastfeeding Mammies in and near Limerick https://www.facebook.com/groups/294796583933824/