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Infant Feeding

Supporting mums and families with all aspects of infant feeding and solid food

Are you pregnant and thinking of breastfeeding or mixed feeding?

Coronavirus Update -  We are supporting the post-natal ward in Whiston 7 days a week (extended hours) Telephone and text messaging is continuing as usual, the team are conducting breast feeding support, Antenatal & Introducing Solid Food sessions via skype on a 1-1 basis. We are working on uploading videos of useful and practical information and consistently checking social media for requests of help.

Are you currently breastfeeding your baby?

Are you thinking of stopping or reducing breastfeeding?

Or do you need some extra support?

We also offer support introducing solid food sessions at group or one to one support in your home.

Did you know that our infant feeding team is a specialist team of trained Breastfeeding Support Workers who support mums virtually on the postnatal ward at Whiston Hospital, and will contact you in your home on discharge from hospital. The team also offer telephone support and run virtual breastfeeding groups.’

How do I access the service?

You can access support, advice, and real-time information

Get in touch with us today to book an appointment

Telephone 01744 371111 or Email chcp.sthelens@nhs.net 

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Thank you for the support for our family through the early days of breastfeeding with both our sons. The advice and help was been invaluable and the ongoing support and opportunity to attend groups has been great.

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The feeding team are amazing with communication and are extremely supportive. I couldn't improve them in any way.

Infant Feeding

The advisers are super helpful and put my mind at ease. Also always offer to rearrange the appointment if the time is not suitable. I love the fact I could send in a video and get a swift response after it has been reviewed, helping to determine whether tongue tie is the issue for my daughter.


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It is so wonderful and empowering to see women support each other.

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