What is the First 1000 Days?

1000 days. Doesn’t sound like an awful lot does it? But the fact is that the first 1000 days of your little one’s life are a uniquely special time that can have a very real influence on how they develop, grow and learn — not just now, but for his or her whole life. Watch … read more >

Breastfeeding? Say Yes to Oily fish!

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for your baby with many long-term benefits for your baby such as the reduction in the risk of obesity and certain infections and allergies. Remember to take the time to look after yourself during this important time, particularly your own diet. The foods you eat will actually affect both the … read more >

Breastfeeding Support

Support from family, friends and the wider community can make all the difference during breastfeeding. There are also lots of really excellent breastfeeding books available and, of course, on-line forums where you can chat to other mums who may be going through the same thing at the same time.

Long Term Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding your baby is helping to give them the best start in life, with tailor-made nutrition for their growth and development. Did you know that breastfeeding your baby for at least 6 months will reduce by half their chance of being obese at the age of 9? A startling statistic but a great reason to choose breastfeeding and get the supports to help you continue and have a successful experience for you and your baby.