Breastfeeding Support Groups

Cuidiú Cork has a number of fully qualified, voluntary Breastfeeding Counsellors (BFCs) around the county who offer support, and information to mothers, face to face or over the phone. Cuidiú also run breastfeeding support groups that are facilitated by BFCs.

Cuidiú breastfeeding groups offer a friendly and support environment where Mums can enjoy a cup of tea / coffee, and the company of other breastfeeding mothers.  They can also avail of support from one of our BFCs in attendance.  Expectant mums are also very welcome.  Standard Coffee mornings charges of €1.50 for Full Members, €2.50 for Guests to cover indemnity insurance apply.

Third Tuesday of every month, 10.30-12.30, in My Place, Midleton
For more info contact Sarah Loughnane 087 219 3486 / Mary Tighe 087 629 2577 / Ria Halleran 087 647 8889 or go to our Facebook group.

First Tuesday of every month, 10.30-12.30 in M&S Cafe, Douglas Village Shopping Centre
General coffee morning but a BFC or Trainee will be in attendance.

1st Saturday of the month 10:00am – 12.00, in Acton’s Hotel.
For more info contact Jacqui Beamish.  Please note that currently a Trainee BFC will be available at this group.


3rd Monday of every month, 10.00-11.45am, Carrigaline Community Complex
General coffee morning but a BFC or Trainee will be in attendance.

Phone Support

The following voluntary BFCs offer breastfeeding information and support over the phone:

This is a free service.  We are all volunteers.  If we miss your call just call the next counsellor on the list.  We’ll be happy to talk to you.

You can also visit our Cuidiú Cork Breastfeeding Support Facebook Page.


Maeve Murray
087 9819276
Mary Tighe
087 6292577
Ria Halleran
087 6478889
Caz Koopman
087 6556646
Sarah Loughnane
087 2193486
Rachel O’Regan
086 3178210
Julie Ni Chomhrai
086 8292652
Annette Walsh
087 9603642
Pam Kennedy
087 4004525
Elaine Martin
086 4080051
Aileen Mc Dermott
086 8248513
Emily Denhart
086 1699694