Breastfeeding Awareness Week Blog Carnival is now live and I have three featured posts!

Hannah and I met when we were training as peer supporters with Sure Start.  I think her story is inspirational.   When I first found out I was pregnant I was 21 and breastfeeding wasn’t an option for me it was formula feeding all the way, none of[…]

Clare’s eldest son is at school with my son, and Clare and I trained together as peer supporters.  I think her story highlights just how important support is for breastfeeding mums, no matter how much experience they have. When I had my first son I was keen to[…]

So next week is Breastfeeding Awareness Week. It’s an important week, in place to educate about the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child, and it’s important because it encourages people to support those who are breastfeeding. The government doesn’t see it that way though and have[…]

Breastfeeding Awareness Week starts next Sunday and this blog will be devoted to it all week. You may be aware that the Government has decided to cut all funding for this valuable promotion week.  To say that this seems like a daft idea is an understatement; the government[…]

Wanted: Your Story Breastfeeding Awareness Week is fast approaching and during that week (and in the run-up to it) I would like to post some breastfeeding stories on this blog, along with the special giveaway that I will be hosting (more details on that soon). If you would[…]