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Every Breast-feed counts, education and support really can help make it more likely..
Hope you find the following of value …Once baby is born, after skin to skin, most healthy babies are able to crawl, and latch on and feed.
The world health organisation ‘ WHO actively promotes breastfeeding as the best source of nourishment for infants and young children. This fact file explores the many benefits of the practice, and how robust help for mothers can increase breastfeeding worldwide.
Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. Optimal breastfeeding together with complementary feeding help prevent malnutrition and can save about a million child lives. WHO
‘Globally less than 40% of infants under six months of age are exclusively breastfed. Adequate breastfeeding support for mothers and families could save many young lives. ‘ – WHO
To Talk to a qualified breastfeeding counselor:
Breastfeeding Network 0300 100 0210
La Leche League Helpline 0845 120 2918
NCT Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 330 0771
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers Helpline 08444 122 94
Breast-feeding Redhill : support and Cafe
Contact: Sharon Bondonno, Children’s Centre Leader
Telephone: 0796 358 6314
Email: [email protected]
A baby cafe is where breastfeeding mothers can meet up in a relaxed environment and get some support. Partners/other family members welcome. This group is supported by the NCT, Earlswood Sure Start Children’s Centre, Surrey Community Health and the YMCA.
La Leche League Leatherhead. Mother-to-mother support for breastfeeding