Infant Feeding

Deciding how to feed your baby is an important and personal decision that parents make for their child.

All of our team have received UNICEF Baby Friendly training in order to support parents with feeding and caring for their babies.

Baby feeding drop-in groups are hosted by Hillingdon Peer Supporters and fun in run in collaboration with The Hillingdon Hospital maternity services and Hillingdon Children’s Centres.

Peer support drop in groups

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday
11am-12pm 1pm-2.30pm 10.30am-11.30am 10.00-11.30am


Children’s Centre 


South Ruislip

Children's Centre



Children’s Centre


 Colham Manor

Children's Centre


For more information, please download this flyer.

Feeding support is also available in the Hillingdon Children’s Centres where staff have been trained to help you. Parents are advised to telephone their local Children’s Centre or Health Visitor to ask for help during normal working hours. There is also a specialist referral pathway for more complex feeding issues via the Infant Feeding Coordinator.

Exclusive breastfeeding delivers many benefits including a significant reduction in gastrointestinal infections and a reduction in the risk of Sudden Infant Death. Breastfeeding supports a close and loving relationship which help baby's brain development and formation of a positive attachment. Breastfeeding also improves mental health and can reduce the risk of postnatal depression.