Breastfeeding Support Groups
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Support and guidance is given to any mother that visits the Children’s Centre. However, if a baby is under ten days old and requires additional support, they will be referred to midwifery and should contact the midwifery duty telephone number:
Lister Hospital: 01438 285630
Miki Gorman and Jenny Larkins, infant feeding coordinators at the Lister Hospital, run an appointment only clinic for babies under ten days old at Bedwell Children's Centre. Anyone wishing to attend the clinic whose baby is under ten days old can contact Jenny Larkins; however if there are any urgent problems please ring the maternity unit.
2.00 – 4.00 pm
Little Squirrels Children’s Centre,
|Breast Feeding Support|
Breast feeding support and information, meet other mums.
Additional specialist support available for more complex breastfeeding issues.
|This group has Midwifery and Health Visitor support.
Drop in session - no need to book.
10.00 - 11.30 am
|Bumps and Baby Play & Learn|
For pregnant women, partners and parents with babies up to 8 months old.
Ongoing breast and feeding advice.
2.00 – 4.00 pm
Buttercups Children’s Centre,
|Ante-natal Breast Feeding Workshop|
|This group is supported by a Midwife.
To book a place, please call 01279 696853.
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