Local Breastfeeding Support

Greenwich Midwives and Greenwich Health Visitors are the first point of referral for all mums with breastfeeding problems

Greenwich Children's Centres offer a wide range of individual and group preparation and support programmes for prospective and new parents

All Children's Centre staff are also trained to support mums in breastfeeding and all aspects of caring for their babies and many of the centres run breastfeeding drop ins on weekday mornings. 

> Visit the Royal Borough of Greenwich website to find your nearest Children's Centre

Infant Feeding Advisors

Health professionals who need to discuss more complex problems can contact the maternity or Health Visiting Infant Feeding Advisors  who are  the specialists in all pre and post natal infant nutrition

The Maternity Infant Feeding Advisor Queen Elizabeth Hospital is: 

Melanie Phillips (Infant Feeding Lead Midwife)

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Stadium Road, SE18 4QH

email: melanie.phillips1@nhs.net 

tel: 020 8836 6903


The Community Infant Feeding Advisor is: 

Liz Ginty (Infant Feeding Advisor: Specialist Health Visitor)

Universal Children's Services Greenwich, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, Memorial Hospital, Shooters Hill, SE18 3RG

email: e.ginty@nhs.net 

tel: 020 8331 7125