Breastfeeding Support

Cuidiú has many fully qualified, voluntary Breastfeeding Counsellors (BFCs) around the country who offer support, and information to mothers, face to face or 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.

Cork Based Breastfeeding Counsellors

Siobhan 083 182 2347Helen 087 796 5177Shara 087 990 0605
Catherine 086 229 5942Jacquie 087 922 1702Orla 085 863 8100
Lorraine 086 303 0705Maritta 086 810 2241Maeve 087 981 9276
Yvonne 087 620 0004Rachel 086 317 8210Jane 086 391 4905
Jodi 086 816 5049Kathryn 087 289 9263Mary 087 629 2577
Breda 087 053 6698Suzanne 087 632 3169Elaine 087 913 7285
Julie 086 829 2652Sarah 087 219 3486

Kerry-Based Breastfeeding Counsellors

Sinead 085 770 7714Tania 086 163 9243

If you need support after 9pm or before 9am, please text before calling. Our Cuidiú Breastfeeding Counsellors offer FREE info & support via phone & at our support groups throughout the country.  

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

Cuidiú also run breastfeeding support groups that are facilitated by BFCs.

Cuidiú breastfeeding groups offer a friendly and supportive 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.

Midleton
The second Saturday of the month, 10.30-12.30, in My Place, Midleton
For more info contact Shara on 087 990 0605

City  – Ballyphehane
First and third Friday of the month, 10-11:30, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane, Cork, T12 WP57. 

Glanmire
Once a month – varying dates. Please contact host, Lorraine, for the next date; 086 303 0705

Kinsale
Second Saturday and fourth Friday of the month 10:30am, in Acton’s Hotel.
For more info contact Jacqui on 087 922 1702.