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Meet the Peer Supporters: Catherine

Meet the Peer Supporters: Catherine

Hi, my name is Catherine and I am mummy to Phoebe nearly 8 years, Hugh nearly 3 years and Fletcher 17 months. I briefly started my breastfeeding journey when Phoebe was born, however with limited knowledge of the support available to me I gave up after 8 days. When I was pregnant with Hugh I was determined to make breast feeding a success and with a friend already a BRA I knew I would have the support and knowledge available….

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Meet the Peer Supporters: Lydia

Meet the Peer Supporters: Lydia

  Hi I’m Lydia and I am a Peer Supporter for the Charnwood BRAS. I am Mummy to 3 boys aged 13, 7 and 2 and I have breastfed them all until different stages. I was 19 when I had my eldest son and always wanted to try breastfeeding. Being in my late teens I came across a lot of negative comments from people. This made me more determined to try and we did it for 6 months until he…

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Meet the Peer Supporters

Meet the Peer Supporters

In honour of World Breastfeeding Week 2017 and to help promote our recent request for new trainees, we have decided to share a bit of information about our peer supporters. Throughout the week we will share the stories of the wonderful women who make Charnwood BRAS tick. All of our peer supporters are volunteers, most have young families and ALL of them are committed to helping new mums in Charnwood breastfeed for as long as they want to. Since its…

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Anstey Breastfeeding Cafe

Anstey Breastfeeding Cafe

Anstey Breastfeeding Cafe has changed to every 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 10:00am – 11:30am Breastfeeding and expectant Mums welcome to drop in to this breastfeeding cafe for advice, information, reassurance and support. Anstey Sports Bar, Stadon Road, Anstey, LE12 7AY For more information, please call, 078530041054

Charnwood BRAS – Welcome

Charnwood BRAS – Welcome

***Please note, due to the weather, some centres may be closed (this is out of our control). Suggest you ring the centre to check that it is open before braving the snow! See here for telephone numbers *** Welcome to the Home of Charnwood BRAS – Breastfeeding Reassurance and Support. We are a voluntary group working alongside local Midwives and Health Visitors to offer reassurance, support, information and help to anyone in the Charnwood area who plans to breastfeed, or…

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