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Feeding Your Baby

Your health visiting team is there to support you with feeding your baby/toddler. You will have an opportunity to discuss this and get support during home visit before and after your baby is born and at baby clinics, for more information leaflets and videos on feeding your baby please click on the following links.

Breastfeeding Groups

Visiting a breastfeeding group both in your pregnancy and after your baby is born can be a great way to share experiences and support with other breastfeeding families. Please follow this link to find breastfeeding support groups across Lancashire

Leaflets

For the following leaflets - Off to the best start, Building a happy baby, Caring for your baby at night, Feeding twins, Expressing, Caring for your Premature baby, Formula feeding, responding to babies needs and more please follow this link

Videos

For videos on Skin to Skin, Information for Dads, Mums experience of breastfeeding and overcoming challenges, hand expressing your breast milk, breastfeeding in public please follow this link

Healthy Eating for the Whole Family

Starting solids and eating well up to babies first birthday

Eating well in early years - including recipes, tips on healthy lunch boxes and loads more

Breastfeeding Out & About In Lancashire

You should never be made to feel uncomfortable about breastfeeding in public, the Equality Act 2010 has made it illegal for anyone to ask you to stop feeding your baby or leave a public place, across Lancashire public venues have been signing up to Breastfeeding Friendly Scheme to show their support for breastfeeding out and about – to either sign up or find out more about the places that are signed up

Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare

Going back to work may be the first time you are separated from your baby for long periods of time. It can be a difficult time for you both. Continuing to breastfeed/provide breastmilk is one way you can maintain the close relationship between you and your baby. Click here to find out about child care providers that have signed up to Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare.