Breastfeeding peer support has been shown to be highly successful in helping women initiate and sustain breastfeeding for longer (NCT, 2009) and it is recognised as a key strategy in normalising breastfeeding. Therefore this valuable service is a great support to mothers in Hull, helping them initiate and sustain exclusive or partial breastfeeding for longer.
Any referrals can be made by ringing Caroline Wiggins, Breastfeeding Peer Support Coordinator at Fenchurch Street Children’s Centre on (01482) 497800. Or email Caroline: firstname.lastname@example.org. Any breastfeeding mother wanting telephone support should ring our helpline on 07980731013, which is open 8am-10pm daily.