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Tower Hamlets Antenatal NHS Getting Ready to Breastfeed June Babies

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A session for parents living in or giving birth in Tower Hamlets for preparing for feeding your baby.

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Online breastfeeding session for pregnant women living in or giving birth in Tower Hamlets and their partners about feeding your new baby.

Please note that for security and identification purposes, we ask that you log onto the event with your full name and camera on (initially at log-in and you may switch off once admitted to group).

Event room will be locked 10 minutes into the start of the session.

We recommend that you attend when you are 32-34 weeks pregnant, booking is essential if you wish to attend so that we can send you joining information.

This sessions aims to give you an understanding of how breastfeeding works what to expect and how to help your baby to breastfeed in the hours, days and weeks immediately after the birth. We encourage inclusion of partners

To help us to audit effectiveness and manage availability of times, please cancel if you know in advance that you are unable to attend. This is a private session available to mothers to be in the final trimester of pregnancy and their partners only.

We recommend you read the following information as preparation:

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2010/11/otbs_leaflet.pdf

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/support-for-parents/

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/04/happybaby_leaflet_web.pdf

and watch this video here: https://globalhealthmedia.org/portfolio-items/attaching-your-baby-at-the-breast/

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Barts Health NHS Staff and Breastfeeding Network volunteers deliver breastfeeding support to parents giving birth in and living in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

Antenatal breastfeeding workshops will now be provided as an interactive online service.  If there is not a suitable session available, please follow our page to receive automatic emails when new sessions are added or call us on 07961609626 to arrange support. 

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