Breastfeeding Support in Galway & mayo

There are many breastfeeding support options available in Galway and Mayo. To find out where your nearest mother-to-mother or peer-to-peer support group is, click on the following links and select your location.

Cuidiú - Irish Childbirth Trust

La Leche League of Ireland

HSE Breastfeeding Support

Friends of Breastfeeding


Find a lactation consultant

The Association of Lactation Consultants in Ireland is the professional association for Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) in Ireland. 


Other breastfeeding support links

Irish Premature Babies is a non-profit organisation that provides support, information and practical help for parents of preterm babies.

If you're interested in reading breastfeeding research, the International Breastfeeding Journal is open access. 

Kellymom is a website developed by a mother and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. It provides evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting.

Verify that your Lactation Consultant is a Registered Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) here: The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners  

First Steps Nutrition Trust is a UK based independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years.

World Health Organisation (WHO ) Growth Standards