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Grampian

NHS Grampian - Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Dr Grays and all CHPs have achieved UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation. AMH and Dr Grays were also reaccredited in 2014 and Peterhead Maternity will be reassessed in June 2015.

Unicef Baby Friendly works with health services to improve baby feeding practice, and for new parents this means empowerment and support to make informed choices about how you feed and care for your baby.

For more information on Baby Friendly, please visit the website: babyfriendly.org.uk.

Breastfeeding Support Groups in Grampian


Aberdeen Aberdeen Breastfeeding Club.
Every Thursday from 2pm - 3.30pm
Aberdeen Sports Village
Linksfield Road
Aberdeen AB24 5RU
Contact: 01224 551523

Aberdeen Deeside Breast Feeding Support Group
Mondays; 10-11am
Breast Feeding Advisor present, siblings welcome.
Deeside Christian Fellowship Church
Binghill Drive, Milltimber
Aberdeen AB13 0JE
Contact: 01224 733979

Aberdeen NCT Lunch Bunch
Fridays; 1st, 3rd and 5th of every month
12pm – 3pm
Sheddocksley Church
Eday Walk
Aberdeen AB15 6LN
Contact: 01224 317430

Aberdeen Northfield Support Group
Wednesdays; 1-2pm
Breast Feeding Advisor present, siblings welcome.
Williamson Family Centre
Mastrick Close, Aberdeen
Contact: 01224 692428

Aboyn Aboyne Breastfeeding Group
Aboyne Health Centre
Bellwood Road
Aboyne AB34 5HQ
Contact: 01339 887827

Banchory Banchory Support Group
Banchory Health Centre
Bellfield Park
Banchory, AB31 5XS
Contact: 01330 827259

Buckie Buckie Breastfeeding
Multi-purpose room, Seafield Medical Practice, Barhill Road, Buckie.
Monday 10 - 11:30am
Contact: 01542 833757

Elgin Breastfeeding Reassurance and Awareness Group
Every Thursday 10am - 12 midday.
Breast Feeding Advisor present, siblings welcome.
Elgin Community Centre
Trinity Road
Elgin, IV30 1UE
Contact: 01343 567531

Inbervie Inverbervie Breastfeeding Group
Inverbervie Medical Centre
1 Cowgate
Inverbervie, DD10 0RL
Contact: 01224 785404

Inbervie Breast buddies
Bervie living rooms cafe
Inverbervie
Tuesday 10-11:30 term time only
Contact: Clare Heskith 07944392233
Email: breastbuddiesbervie@gmail.com

Inverurie Inverurie Breastfeeding Group
Small Conference Room
Inverurie Hospital
Upperboat Road
Inverurie, AB51 3UL
Contact: 0783 395 5231

Keith Keith Breast is Best Group
2nd Friday of month from 1:00 – 14.30
Last Friday of the month 10:00 – 11:30
Keith Annexe
Turner Memorial Hospital
Turner Street
Keith, AB55 5DJ
Contact: 01542 881009

Laurencekirk Laurencekirk Breastfeeding Group
Laurencekirk Medical Centre
Blackiemuir Avenue
Laurencekirk, AB30 1GX
Contact: 01224 785404

Oldmeldrum Oldmeldrum Breastfeeding Group
Oldmeldrum Health Centre
Oldmeldrum, AB51 0JZ
Contact: 01651 871532

Peterhead Peterhead Breastfeeding Support Group
Conference Room 2,
Peterhead Maternity Unit
Community Hospital
Links Terrace, Peterhead, AB42 2XB
Contact: 01779 482445

Portlethen Portlethen Family Centre
Portlethen Academy
Bruntland Road
Portlethen, AB12 4QL
Contact: 01224 785404

Stonehaven Stonehaven Breastfeeding Group
Tuesday (termtime) 11:45-12:45
Stonehaven Medical Centre
Robert Street
Stonehaven, AB39 2EL
Contact: 01224 785404

Turriff Turriff Breastfeeding Group
Turriff Family Resource Centre
10 Hatton Road
Turriff, AB53 4LF
Contact: 01888 569260

Non NHS

Laurencekirk Boobies and Biscuits Breastfeeding Peer Support Group
Rowan Room
Laurencekirk Community Centre
148 High Street
Laurencekirk, AB30 1BL
Contact: n/a

 

Graph of local feeding rates 2013 - 2014

Local feeding rates
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