We're still here!
Support during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic - Updated 2 April 2020
Please see our Coronavirus page for more information about the ways we can still support you. While our drop-ins are suspended, OBS Facilitators are providing 1 to 1 support by video. The first step is submitting a Help Request.
Our Antenatal Sessions have moved online!
Please see our Antenatal Sessions page for details on how to register.
Facebook Happy Hours
If you are missing the social support that you normally find at our drop-ins, we are holding Facebook Happy Hours on our Facebook group (area families only, pregnant/breastfeeding/lactating people only) on Mondays from 11 am till noon. Chat and ask questions in real time!
OBS is collecting Smiles!
We have BIG NEWS to share!
OBS has been given a major award from the The National Lottery Community Fund.
The 5-year grant will secure funding for our new drop-in sessions in Barton and Didcot and help us launch a brand-new drop-in outside of Oxford from April next year. We will use the fund to widen access to our support, whoever you are and however you are feeding your baby. Thanks to Lottery players, we’ll be able to support even more families, but we also need to keep fundraising hard for our other four Oxford drop-in sessions and all our other work.
If, like the Lottery, you believe in OBS, please consider making even a small monthly donation.
What we do
Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support provides local breastfeeding support in the community in weekly drop-ins in and around Oxford, facilitated by experienced IBCLCs and breastfeeding support workers, and supported by specially trained volunteer peer supporters.
Come for help with specific issues or just to hang out with other breastfeeding mothers. Drop-ins are free to attend and partners and other supporters are welcome. You can read about what to expect and how we've helped local families. Hope to see you soon!