Resource Information

Below is a list of resources to support you and your new baby.

Breastfeeding Support Groups are NOT running at present due to COVID-19 Restrictions.
Venues and Days may change when groups re-open after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Useful Websites
Ask The Expert, Web chat, Video

Cork Breastfeeding Clinics

LocationNamePhone No.AddressTime
CorkBallincollig Breast Feeding Support – PHN Led021 4872626Health Centre, Inishmore, BallincolligMondays 11.30am – 12.30pm
CorkBallyphehane Breast Feeding Support Group - CuidiuOrla: 085 8638100Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane First Friday of the Month 10.00am – 11.30am
CorkBandon Friends of Breastfeeding Mum2Mum GroupJacqui 087 9221702 Email: [email protected]Bandon Family Centre CLG, Glasslyn Road P72P895Every Second Thursday 10.00am – 12.00pm
CorkBantry Breast Feeding Support – PHN Led087 6635924Primary Care Centre, The Quays, BantryMondays 10.30 – 11.30am
CorkBlackrock/Mahon Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led021-4233138Blackrock Hall Primary Care Centre, Skehard RoadWednesdays 11am – 12pm
CorkBlarney Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led021 4385220Church of the Resurrection, The Square, BlarneyThursdays 2pm
CorkCarrigaline Breastfeeding Support– PHN Led021 4372535Carrigaline Primary Care Centre, Estuary Business Park, Kilnagleary, CarrigalineThursdays 11.30am – 12.30pm
CorkClonakilty – La Leche LeagueKirsten 087 3275123Text of call for locationThird Tuesday of the Month 10.30am – 12.30pm
CorkClonakilty Breastfeeding Support – PHN LedSheila Lucey 087 6635924The Rugby Clubhouse P85DR12Thursdays 10am – 11am
CorkCobh – La Leche LeagueCaz 087 6556646Ballynoe Road, Ballynoe Farm, CobhFirst Tuesday of the Month 10.00am – 12.00pm
CorkCork – La Leche LeagueMaria 089 6113467 Caz 087 6556646 Jane 086 6670182 Martina 0857389651 Email Tiziana: [email protected]Ardfallen, Methodist Centre, Douglas RoadFourth Friday of the Month 10.30am – 12.30pm
CorkCork Feeding Beyond Infancy (La Leche League)Maria 089 6113467 Caz 087 6556646 Jane 086 6670182 Martina 0857389651Community Room, Blackpool City LibraryThird Saturday of the Month 11am – 1pm
CorkCUMH Breastfeeding Support Group021 4920752/087 6623874SMA Parish Hall, WiltonTuesdays 2pm – 4pm
CorkDouglas Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led021 4893581Douglas Health CentreThursdays 11.30am – 12.30pm
CorkDunmanway Breast Feeding Support – PHN Led023 8855410Family Resource Centre, DunmanwayThursdays 11am – 12pm
CorkFermoy Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led022 58700St Francis, Rathealy Road, Fermoy11am – 12pm
CorkGlanmire/Riverstown Breast Feeding Support – PHN Led021 4822307Glanmire Parish Centre, Springhill, Glanmire T45TW72Tuesdays 11am
CorkGurranabraher Breast Feeding Support – PHN Led021 4225680St Marys Health Campus – Block 4, Bakers Road, Gurranabraher T23VO9XFridays 11.30 – 12.30pm
CorkInnishannon Breastfeeding Support Group - CuidiuCatherine Autret 086 2295942The Found Out CafeLast Thursday of the Month 9.30am – 11.00am (excluding summer months)
CorkMacroom Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led0761 084000The Old Health Centre, Hospital Grounds, MacroomMondays 2pm – 3pm
CorkMallow Breastfeeding Support Group022 58700Mallow Library – First FloorFridays 11am – 12pm
CorkMayfield Breast Feeding Support– PHN Led021 4504886Roseville House, Old Youghal Road, Mayfield T23YHP1Mondays 2pm (excluding bank holidays)
CorkMidleton – La Leche LeagueMaria 089 6113467 Caz 087 6556646 Jane 086 6670182 Martina 0857389651My Place Community Centre, Mill Road, MideltonSecond Thursday of the Month 10am – 12pm
CorkMidleton Cuidiu Breast Feeding Support GroupRia 087 6478889My Place, MidletonThird Tuesday of the Month 10.30am – 12.00pm
CorkNewmarket Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led022 58700Newmarket, Cork Tuesdays 11am – 12.00pm
CorkPassage West Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led021 4841628Health Centre, PassagewestMondays 12.00pm – 1.00pm

Kerry Breastfeeding Clinics

LocationNamePhone No.AddressTime
KerryCahersiveen Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led066 9472266Family Resource Centre, CahersiveenTuesdays 11.30am - 1.00pm
KerryCastlegregory Breastfeeding Support – PHN LedHelen Sheehy 066 7130333The Old School, Camp Village, TraleeTuesdays 11.00am
KerryCastleisland – PHN Led066 7141377Cahereens Heights Child Care Facility, 26 The Meadows, Cahereen Heights, CastleislandTuesdays 11.30am – 1.00pm (Suspended pending a new venue)
KerryDingle – La Leche LeagueSylvia 087 6636635 Fiona 087 9711342Dingle Community HospitalSecond Thursday of the Month 10.30am
KerryDingle Breast Feeding Support – PHN Led066 9150325 (9.30am – 10.30a. Mon-Fri) 066 9150326 (All day Mon-Fri)Primary Care Centre. Green St, DingleEvery second Tuesday 10.30am – 11.30am
KerryKenmare Breastfeeding Support – PHN LedMary 086 7871422Family Resource Centre, Railway Road, KenmareThursdays 11.30am – 1.00pm
KerryKerry North Bresatfeeding Support Group – CuidiuTania 086 1639243Banna Road, ArdfertLast Monday of the Month 10.30am – 12.00pm (Banna Rd)
KerryKillarney Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led064 6670743Room behind the church of the resurrection, Park Road, KillarneyMondays 11.30am – 1.00pm (Excluding Bank Holidays)
KerryListowel Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led068 21222Family Resource Centre, John B Keane Road, ListowelWednesdays 11.00am – 12.00pm
KerryTralee – La Leche LeagueMary 087 6970856Contact Mary or LLL Tralee Facebook PageContact Mary or LLL Tralee Facebook Page
KerryTralee Breastfeeding Support – PHN Led066 7195676St Brendans Pastoral Centre, Upper Rock St, TraleeTuesdays 11.30am – 1.00pm
KerryKate Browns, ArdfertSecond Thursday of the Month 11.00am – 12.30pm (Kate Browns)

Breastfeeding and Peer Support

La Leche League Cork and Kerry

Mother-to-mother support and information

Buddy Support System available for Breastfeeding mothers



Cuidiu Cork

085 140 6321

Facebook: Cuidiu Cork



Cuidiu Kerry

085 770 7714 (Sinead) or 086 163 9243 (Tania)

Facebook: Cuidiu Kerry



Private Lactation Consultants – IBCLC

Cork – Fermoy. Mitchelstown, Cork City and Suburbs

Orla Dorgan RGN, IBCLC

Social Media @lactationtalkwithorla

Phone 087 403 3352



Kerry and North Cork Area

Anna O’Donoghue – IBCLC

Facebook and Instagram @breastfeedingkerry

Phone 087 285 1915



West Cork

Ger Cahill IBCLC

Email [email protected]

Phone 087 818 7240


Email [email protected]

087 2525 771



East Cork

Caroline Corcoran Midwife IBCLC

089 256 6198


Tongue Tie Specialists

Dr Justin Roche

Consultant Paediatrician
Clonmel,Co Tipperary

085 202 2244

[email protected]



Dr Rachel Quigley GP

Dundanion Medical Centre
Blackrock, Cork

021 435 8031



Parenting Supports


National, confidential helpline that offers support to parents

Phone: 1890 927 277

Mon to Thurs: 10am – 9pm
Friday: 10am – 4pm



Cuidiu Kerry

085 770 7714 (Sinead) or 086 163 9243 (Tania)

Facebook: Cuidiu Kerry



 Cuidiu Cork

085 140 6321

Facebook: Cuidiu Cork


Parent and Baby/Toddler Groups

Your local Public Health Nurse has information on parent and baby groups that are active in your area


 Tusla Family Resource Centres (FRC)

FRCs provide information, education, support and advice to parents in the local community

Click here to find your nearest FRC in Cork

Click here to find your nearest FRC in Kerry


One Family

Advice for parenting alone, sharing parenting or separation

01 662 9212


Aims Ireland

Support for parents who have experienced difficult birth experiences

[email protected]


Feileacain Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland

Support for bereaved parents affected by the death of their baby around the time of birth

085 249 6464



Free confidential advice for unmarried parents on legal issues, finance and parenting

1890 252 084



Public Health Nursing Supports

North & East Cork County



Cork City North Lee



Cork City South Lee



West Cork County



Co. Kerry




Womens Health Physiotherapy

Women’s Health Physiotherapy Services


Cork University Maternity Hospital

Phone 021 492 0567


University Hospital Kerry

Phone 066 718 4280



Mental Health Services & Supports

Cork University Maternity Hospital Perinatal Mental Health Team

This service is available to women during their pregnancy and up to 6 months after the birth of their baby

(Referral through your GP)

021 423 4335 (Evan O’Mahony)


Cork Post Natal Depression Support Group

CUMH and Mahon Point

Facebook: Pnd Ireland
Twitter: @IrelandPND

[email protected]

021 492 2083 (office) or 083 485 0689 (Helpline)


Kerry Post Natal Depression Support Group

Listowel Family Resource Centre

Facebook: Pnd Ireland
Twitter: @IrelandPND

[email protected]

068 23584


HSE Community Mental Health Services for Cork and Kerry

Accessed through a referral from your GP or South Doc


Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

To access a local counsellor or psychotherapist visit


Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy

To access a local psychotherapist visit


The Psychological Society of Ireland

To access a local psychologist visit



Nurture Health

085 861 9585




1800 80 48 48


 Women’s Aid

1800 341 900 (24hr)



Paediatric Physiotherapy Services

Paediatric Physiotherapy Services
Cork – City, 
North and South Lee

Phone: 021 492 7850


Paediatric Physiotherapy Services
Cork – North and East

Phone: 022 30210


Paediatric Physiotherapy Services
Cork – West

Phone: 028 40400 (Carmel Daly)


Paediatric Physiotherapy Services

Phone: 066 710 4832




Community Dietetics Service Cork and Kerry

This service can be accessed through GP or Public Health Nurse Referral


Online Weaning Workshops

available through the Dublin Area Dietetics Services





Access free online Mindfulness Sessions here:

Access a local mindfulness teacher here: