Breastfeeding Peer Sup...

Breastfeeding Peer Support Service

Breastfeeding Peer Support Service Breastfeeding families across Wigan Borough are going to receive mother to mother inte... >

Antenatal Information

Antenatal Information

Antenatal Programme  You are invited to attend a four stage programme of friendly, relaxed and informative ante... >

Building a relationshi...

Building a relationship with your baby

For more information about the importance of developing strong bonds between you and your baby and how to enhance those bo... >

Why Breastfeed?

Why Breastfeed?

There are so many benefits to breastfeeding and it’s not just your baby who’ll reap the rewards. “Breast... >

How to Breastfeed

How to Breastfeed

From the moment you become pregnant your body starts to get ready to breastfeed. Most women can produce all the milk that ... >

Expressing your milk

Expressing your milk

Once you feel comfortable and confident with breastfeeding you may want to go out without your baby, or give somebody else... >

Potential Problems

Potential Problems

Like most other things in life, practice makes perfect when it comes to breastfeeding. With the right support network and ... >

Safe Sleeping

Safe Sleeping

Keep your baby close. The safest place for your baby to sleep is in a cot by the side of your bed. This means you can he... >

Breastfeeding on a Neo...

Breastfeeding on a Neonatal Unit

Breastfeeding a preterm or ill baby Breastfeeding is extra-important if your baby is born preterm or is ill.  Such a... >

Breastfeeding twins, t...

Breastfeeding twins, triplets or more

Breastfeeding Twins or Other Multiples Breastfeeding twins or other multiples (triplets or more) is challenging but also ... >

Breastfeeding with a d...

Breastfeeding with a disability

A lot of disabilities will be very individual so if you and your family want advice on how to manage breastfeeding with a ... >

Breastfeeding whilst p...

Breastfeeding whilst pregnant

Breastfeeding While Pregnant If you are breastfeeding when you become pregnant with another baby, it is absolutely fine t... >

Drugs in Breast Milk

Drugs in Breast Milk

You may be concerned if you need to take any medication whilst you are breastfeeding. The Breastfeeding Network has provi... >

Back to Work

Back to Work

Returning to work isn’t a barrier to breastfeeding and your employer is obliged to make it possible for you to conti... >

Out and About

Out and About

It’s illegal for anyone to tell you to stop breastfeeding your baby, and there are lots of places across Wigan that ... >

Introducing Solid Foods

Introducing Solid Foods

Key Messages  Breastmilk and / or infant formula are all babies need in the first 6 months of life - there is no n... >

Dads' Section

Dads' Section

It might not be you who will be breastfeeding but your support and encouragement are a vital part of ensuring that both yo... >

Mother's stories

Mother's stories

Here are some mother's stories...   I breastfed my daughter until she was 12 months old thanks to the help and supp... >

Mums' and Celebs' Advice

Mums' and Celebs' Advice

Mums “Just keep baby close, keep trying to feed and ask your midwife.” “Even if you have read all the ... >

Sign up

Sign up

If you want to support breastfeeding in Wigan you can become part of the My Mummy Does community. If you're breastfeeding ... >

Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers

Q: Why does my baby want to feed so often? A: New babies like to have small feeds often because their stomachs are only v... >

Formula Feeding

Formula Feeding

For a guide to infant formula for parents who are bottle feeding click here For information on how to make up a bottle sa... >

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News Feed

Family Fun Day

Wigan Breastfeeding Network Peer Support and WLCT invite you to a Family Fun Day on Saturd...>

Breastfeeding Awareness ...

Breastfeeding Awareness Week ran from 24th June until 28th June 2013. Two events took plac...>

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