Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend on Facebook Messenger

If you have any breastfeeding questions – the Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend chatbot (via Facebook Messenger) has lots of useful information and expert advice to share with you.

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Whether you're experiencing breastfeeding difficulties or want to know which vitamins to take while breastfeeding, our chatbot is available 247.

All day, every day, you'll have access to:

  • NHS trusted advice – based on questions asked by thousands of new mums

  • a wide range of breastfeeding topics, guides and FAQs – available every day, 247

Getting started is simple:

Step 1: Sign into Facebook.

Step 2: Search for Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend (or click on the link).

Step 3: Click on the blue "Send Message" box.

Step 4: From here, you can either:

  • click on common breastfeeding topics, such as "new to breastfeeding", "guide to latching on" or "sore nipples"

  • or you can type in your own question – for example, "How do I deal with mastitis?" or "Should I take vitamins while breastfeeding?"

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