Breastfeeding Friendly Wakefield
Mothers have the legal right to breastfeed anywhere (2010 Equality Act) but many do not feel confident in doing so.
If you want to find somewhere to feed your baby that provides a welcoming atmosphere then look out for the breastfeeding friendly sticker in cafes, restaurants, GP surgeries, libraries, schools, community centres and many more.
Breastfeeding friendly venues
Where can I get help?
Free breastfeeding support and information is available for families living in Wakefield.
Call Families and Babies on 01924 851901, 24 hours a day, or visit their
We encourage and support local business to welcome breastfeeding in all public areas of their premises. We want families to feel supported to feed their babies and confident to carry on breastfeeding for as long as they choose to.
Sign your business up to the Breastfeeding Friendly Charter
By signing up to the
Breastfeeding Friendly Charter you will help reassure mothers they can feed their babies in an supportive and welcoming environment.
The charter also provides good publicity for businesses by recognising quality customer service and attracting new customers through the networking of mothers and their friends and family.
If you're a business simply become Breastfeeding Friendly by:
- Signing up to a
breastfeeding friendly policy
- Displaying the breastfeeding friendly sticker/logo on your premises
- Ensuring all staff know that your service supports breastfeeding on the premises
- Download and complete the
Once signed up we will send you a welcome pack with a window sticker and certificate. Your premises will be profiled as breastfeeding friendly and uploaded to the list and map on this page.
Sign up by returning your form to
Find Out More
If you need more support to become breastfeeding friendly download the
'how-to guide' or email
There are no costs. You can sign up by emailing