Breastfeeding reflections from Kathy

In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, Gloucestershire MVP Chair, Kathy, reflects on her breastfeeding experiences.  My children are now 3 and 2.5 years old. I breastfed until they were each around 6 months. Choosing how to feed your baby can be a very difficult decision, from those who choose to formula feed early on to those who chose to continue breastfeeding until their babies are toddlers. With it being breastfeeding awareness week and thinking about protecting breastfeeding... Read More

Get ready for the This Mum Can festival!

#ThisMumCan Virtual Festival brought to you by the @thismumcanglos campaign! Providing education, empowerment and setting real expectations about breastfeeding, babies first years and pregnancy. Women told us that the best way to do this is through real women sharing their experiences and by hearing advice from health care professionals early on in their pregnancy. This isn’t always possible as during appointments there is so much to get through. The festival is an amazing partnership... Read More

Breastfeeding awareness week – visit the bus!

The NHS information bus will be out and about this breastfeeding awareness week with midwives and health visitors. More info to follow closer to the time! Event Location Date/ Time Breastfeeding Information Bus,Clock Tower Roundabout, Coleford Thursday 20th June 2019 Breastfeeding Information Bus,Morrisons Supermarket, Tewkesbury Monday 24th June 2019 Breastfeeding Information Bus,The Cross, Gloucester Tuesday 25th June 2019  Read More