Becky Warboys, Lactation Consultant -York / Video Breastfeeding Support

Nurture Natal Online Hypnobirthing Antenatal Classes

Nurture Natal - Online Courses for aspiring student midwives


*The KG Method is taught by qualified members of the hypnobirthing association

About NurtureNatal


in 2005, as a mother with a keen interest in breastfeeding, I was one of the founding members of the York based breastfeeding support group, Treasure Chest. I trained as a breastfeeding peer supporter on the first course we commissioned and I found my spiritual home supporting women in their infant feeding decisions. Within two years I had trained as a breastfeeding counsellor with the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) which led to time spent volunteering on the National Breastfeeding helpline. I am able to draw upon extensive years of personal breastfeeding experience of my children in order to provide women with sensitive, empathetic care.

I am a practicing midwife where supporting women with breastfeeding is an integral part of my role both in the first few hours after birth and during the stay on the postnatal ward and have supported breastfeeding in the community. My training as a midwife has placed me well in being able to understand and interpret evidence and to provide evidence-based support. I am passionate about oxytocin and how what we do in early life impacts upon the rest of our physical health and wellbeing. When waiting to train as a midwife I worked formally with Professor Mary Renfrew at the York Mother and Infant Research Unit on the Breastfeeding Education Project.

As part of Nurture Natal I have run courses for aspiring student midwives on breastfeeding for the last 4 years, we also teach on the microbiome and fetal programming. These have a hugely important overlap with breastfeeding. In addition, I qualified as a hypnobirthing teacher in 2013 and have taught regular sessions ever since including breastfeeding education. I have a level 3 certificate in education and training.

Disclaimer: All help will be given within the limitations of the service to support you meet your breastfeeding goals but we can not guarantee this will happen or that breastfeeding will be successful.  As parents you are responsible for all decisions taken regarding your baby's health and wellbeing and we can not be held liable for any health issues which may arise during the course of our time working together or afterwards.