For assistance with breastfeeding you can contact:
a registered lactation consultant (external link in French) - specialist lactation consultants that have an internationally recognised qualification (IBCLC); these are often midwives, but are sometimes pediatricians or nurses.
English midwife Jo Everatt is also an IBCLC lactation consultant, and at Zwanger in Brussel, midwife and IBCLC lactation consultation Elke Van Den Bergh consults in English, French and Dutch.
an independent midwife who offers breastfeeding support - read more about finding a midwife
if you are a BCT member, you can contact English-speaking BCT breastfeeding counsellors - volunteer BCT members, who have been trained to give mother-to-mother support
breastfeeding support associations such as:
- La Leche League
- Allaiment Infos - in French
- Infor-Allaitement - in French
Vereniging Begeleiding en Bevordering van Borstvoeding (VBBB) - in Dutch
The website Kellymom also offers a wealth of evidence-based information on breastfeeding.