Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support

Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support

At a glance

Causes

  • Children / families
  • Health and well being / research and care

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

✦ To provide breastfeeding support and information to families in our Drop-In sessions

✦ To provide breastfeeding support and information to families from all across the county,

via our closed Facebook group

✦ To recruit and train Peer Supporter volunteers from the local community and run regular

supervision and skills development

✦ To provide community based, accessible and free antenatal breastfeeding education

sessions

✦ To provide opportunities for student midwives, student nurses, health visitors and other

health professionals to improve their infant feeding knowledge

Activities

We have 4 weekly free drop in groups for community breastfeeding support, open to all. These are run by an experienced facilitator and trained peer supporters. We also have a closed Facebook group for online breastfeeding support and run free monthly antenatal workshops. We train student health professionals with placements at our drop ins.

Current opportunities

Oxfordshire, OX2 6PZ or Remote

Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support is a small charity providing free direct breastfeeding support to the families of Oxfordshire.

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