#LATCH ON LINCOLNSHIRE

#Latch on Lincolnshire

To promote feeding choice, Better Births is striving to enhance services.

Come and join us and be part of making a difference.

Why are we promoting this campaign?

We want to know and hear ideas and thoughts from everyone across the county

How can we make a more breast feeding friendly Lincolnshire?

What would a breastfeeding friendly Lincolnshire look like to you?

What difference might it make to your community and the mums, babies and families that live there?

What advice or myths about breastfeeding or parenting would you like to keep or remove?

What is your one wish for parents and babies in Lincolnshire for the next decade?

Want to find your Local Breast Feeding Support Group?

Breastfeeding groups are for expectant parents and mothers, whether breastfeeding is going well or you have some worries, the groups provide a relaxed friendly environment to chat, get help, support and advice from other breastfeeding mums, a member of the health team is usually available to answer questions.

Breast Feeding Friendly Locations

Useful Services

Breastfeeding help and support

Get off to a good start with this guide offering help and support for breastfeeding.

Start4Life

Sign in to Facebook, or use Amazon Alexa or Google Home to access the Start4Life Breastfeeding Friend chatbot for fast, friendly, trusted NHS advice anytime, day or night.

The Baby Friendly Initative

A series of useful videos on breast feeding and other related topics

Download our Breast Feeding Friendly Poster

Our new campaign! We are aiming to make every public space Breast Feeding Friendly!
Especially cafes and coffee shops. If you are a business owner, or someone who frequents public spaces, please take the time to promote our Breast Feeding Friendly campaign by downloading the poster and placing our poster in the window, on the counter, or near the tables. Make sure you take a photo of the poster in its new home and send it to us!
We want our posters displayed clearly for all customers to see! Lets get our entire county Breast Feeding Friendly!

We need Knitted Breasts!

Please take the time to lend a hand to knit these breasts. They are frequently used by healthcare professionals as a way to demonstrate effective feeding methods. 

We always needs more! Click on the link below to find out the pattern.

Links and Guide for Bottle Feeding

This simple, concise guide provides parents who are bottle feeding with an overview on how to bottle feed responsively and, for parents who are formula feeding, how to choose an infant formula.

Feeding Survey

Lincolnshire Maternity Voices would like to hear from women and their families about their experiences around ‘Feeding your Baby’. either breast, bottle or tube or a combination
Your support would be appreciated by completing the attached survey below closing date is March 22nd