Infant Feeding Support Service (Haringey)

Main Address

  • Tynemouth Road Health Centre
    24 Tynemouth Road
    London N15 4RH
  • 020 3224 4300

Hours

  • 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

The infant feeding lead works closely with the Health visiting service to support the development and implementation of the healthy child programme with a particular focus on the high impact areas of breastfeeding and infant nutrition.

The lead works with the Healthy Child Programme team and Health Visiting teams to establish localised general and specialist breastfeeding support within the health visiting service, working with and building upon the work of peer supporters in the community.

The Lead delivers the UNICEF baby friendly training which includes skills based practice and  training  supporting staff and parents with infant feeding. The lead also has a focus on nutrition in infancy and early childhood promoting the uptake of healthy start vitamins and vouchers,  healthy eating and guiding  the  local HV and early years teams to develop community capacity for healthy eating and physical activity.

Client Groups

  • Antenatal women
  • Parents to be
  • Breast feeding/bottle feeding parents and partners
  • Infants and families with children under 4 years old.

Helpline

National Breastfeeding helpline - 0300 1000212

Appointments

No

Useful resources

To refer to breastfeeding groups, please visit:

Further Information

Head of Borough
Lynda Rowlinson 

Deputy Head of Borough
Jane Grant