Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing the highest standard of care and support to expectant and new mothers and their partners to feed their babies and build strong and loving parent/infant relationships. As you can imagine this is a challenging time to offer this support face to face to families. To help bridge the gap we would like to recommend the following resources which offer online guidance and support to help during the COVID pandemic. If you have any questions and would like to contact SWIFT please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hampshire breastfeeding support during the COVID-19 outbreak includes online 1-2-1 support and bookable appointments with one of our NCT trained breastfeeding counsellors
Baby friendly initiative statement on infant feeding during the COVID-19 outbreak
Planning a virtual conversation - UNICEF Uk Baby friendly initiative - Guidance for virtual infant feeding support during the COVID-19 outbreak
Antenatal conversations - UNICEF Uk Baby friendly initiative - Guidance for virtual infant feeding support during the COVID-19 outbreak
Postnatal conversations - UNICEF Uk Baby friendly initiative - Guidance for virtual infant feeding support during the COVID-19 outbreak
Maximising breastmilk and supporting re-lactation - UNICEF UK baby friendly initiative
To help prepare you for your pregnancy, birth and beyond, here are some recommended and approved resources.
provides resources that have been developed in partnership between parents and healthcare professionals from across Dorset,Hampshire and theIsile of Wright. You will find information for parents,young people and pregnant women.
Trusted resources desined to provide parents with the best possible INFO to build close and loving relationships with their baby and to feed their baby in ways wich will support optimum health and development.
Hampshire Breastfeeding Counselling
Provide breastfeeding support such as breastfeeding drop-ins,antenatal education and peer supporter training.
The DadPad can help to provide you with knowledge and practical skills. The resourse will support you and your partner to give your baby the best possible start in life.
The Breastfeeding network
The Breastfeeding Network (BfN) is an independent source of support, providing information for breastfeeding women and others.