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Our charity's vision is for every family in West Kent to have access to skilled and compassionate support during their parenting journey. Baby Umbrella listens, supports and empowers parents and babies.

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About Baby Umbrella

We are an award-winning charity providing breastfeeding and early parenting support in West Kent.  

We support new families with breastfeeding, bottle feeding, baby sleep patterns, new mums social and peer support and physical and mental wellbeing. We fundraise to maintain and develop these services for parents completely free of charge.

Photo of families (two mums holding babies and one dad) enjoying themselves at a Baby Umbrella support group. Parents are smiling and interacting with babies on sofas and there are mugs on the table.

Our support services

Our groups provide free-to-access support for families in the months leading up to birth and the years following.

We offer both face to face support in West Kent and online support on Zoom and in our Facebook Group.

Free breastfeeding and early parenting support

Empowering you on your journey.

Breastfeeding, bottle feeding, expressing, introducing solids, infant sleep, adjusting to parenthood and much more!

  • Free weekly support groups in Otford, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells 

  • Free Zoom 1-1 appointments

  • Free Listening Service for emotional support

  • ​Friendly private Facebook support group

  • Led by qualified Breastfeeding Counsellors, Lactation Consultants and Peer Supporters

Photo of a mum and dad sitting next to each other holding a baby.
Photo of two mums sitting next to each other holding a baby.

We are in it together - raising the future.  We are a tribe of future makers. So let's support each other.

Marissa Hermer

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