Service available in:

Who we are

Our friendly infant feeding team of peer supporters are known as Knowsley Bosom Buddies. We are made up of health professionals and mums from the local community who have breastfed their own babies and want to help other mums do the same. Knowsley is breastfeeding friendly and our peer supporters are here to help if you are thinking about breastfeeding.

We are here for pregnant women in Knowsley and we will actively support you during your pregnancy and through the first eight weeks with your new baby to help you breastfeed if you choose to do so. 

We will come to see you in your home within 48 hours of when you leave hospital with your new baby, or within 24 hours of a home birth and continue to provide up to eight weeks of support.

We work closely with maternity and postnatal services at Whiston, Ormskirk and Liverpool Women's Maternity Hospitals.

You can come along to one of our weekly breastfeeding support groups near your home. 

The groups are welcoming, friendly and informal and giving you the chance to meet other local mums and share tips and advice on breastfeeding.


Oak Tree Children's Centre – Lichfield Road, Halewood, L26 1TT
Tel: 0151 443 2191
Every Monday from 10am – 12noon


Home Start Knowsley – 55 Rupert Road, Huyton, L36 9TB
Tel: 0151 480 3910
Every Monday from 1pm – 3pm
The Jubilee Children's Centre – St Aloysius Primary School, Twig Lane, Huyton, L36 2LF
Tel: 0151 443 5226
Every Thursday from 1.30pm – 3pm


Pride Children's Centre – Simonswood Lane, Kirkby, L33 5YP
Tel: 0151 443 3257
Every Thursday from 1pm – 3pm


Tesco Community Space – Tesco Extra Prescot, Cables Retail Park, Steley Way, Prescot, L34 5NQ
Tel: 0151 244 3269
Every Tuesday from 11am – 1pm

Start for Life – provides fast, friendly, anytime, trusted NHS advice on breastfeeding your baby