Support for transgender, non-binary and same-sex parents

If you are in a same-sex relationship or if you are an intended parent (you did not physically give birth to your baby), you may feel left out, especially if you have to explain your relationship with your baby. Finding support for yourself and your partner is important.

You do not need to have given birth to your baby to breastfeed or chestfeed. You can choose to breastfeed or chestfeed your baby if you so wish. For more information about this, please speak to your midwife or a member of your health visiting team. The following website also contains some useful information:

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