Home-Start Oldham, Stockport & Tameside (HOST)

Support and Friendship For Families

Infant Feeding Support

Home-Start HOST offer infant feeding peer support to every breastfeeding mum in Tameside and Oldham.  We will support you for as long as you feel you need it, from establishing breastfeeding with a new baby to any questions you may have at any point on your breastfeeding journey.

What we provide

  • Antenatal support in groups
  • Bedside support at Tameside General Hospital
  • Partnership working with midwives and health professionals to provide a seamless pathway of care
  • Home Visiting Support and Telephone Support for as long as you need it
  • Events to help raise awareness of breastfeeding
  • Volunteer programme including training of new volunteers
  • Working closely with volunteers to help run Infant Feeding groups in local Children’s Centres

Dates of breastfeeding support groups can be found here, or follow us for info & tips on Facebook or Twitter.

Come join us!

Staff Contacts

Office telephone number 0161 344 0669

Out of hours Duty Phone 8am – 9pm 07802 883 947

Denise Farrow, Infant Feeding Service Manager 07836 269 210

Virginia Blakeley, Infant Feeding Peer Support Assistant Manager 07753 229 027

Liz Hough, Infant Feeding Administrator

Georgina Baddley, Family Group Co-ordinator & Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07718 485 639

Carole Summersgill, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07803 699 360

Shruti Arora, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07972 790 232

Marie Armitt, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter

Lindsey Coffey, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07802 884 803

Amy Danson-Green, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07802 883 942

Lucie Qoshi, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07884 085 333

Emma Pounder, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07754 615 685

Amy Thwaites, Infant Feeding Peer Supporter 07711 410 088