NEW Resource – Contacting your local Councillor (or other elected representative)

Not everyone is confident about using their local democracy to achieve change. This is a resource for groups who wish to let their elected representative (Councillor) know about their worries or concern for their Community Group and to ask for their help. Background information Cornwall is what is called a Unitary Authority this means there … Read more…

NEW Essential Guide now available in North Middlesex!

Newly delivered is the essential guide for North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust using our Easy Read edition as a basis for their bespoke guide. It is a great example of what we can do to make our Essential Guide right for your area, using local photos and adding sections that suit your area’s particular … Read more…

Useful links

Cornwall Wild – Young Parent’s Project Mental Health Awareness Maternal Mental Health Perinatal Mental Health Team MindEd Educational Hub For Dads Dad pad – Some handy free articles and first-person accounts from Dads, for Dads (although we think they’re pretty good for anyone to read) talking about what to expect around the arrival of a … Read more…

Social Return on Investment Report

Social Return on Investment Report – Essential Guide to feeding and caring for your baby We always knew from informal feedback that the ‘Essential Guide to feeding and caring for your baby’ was valued as an excellent resource for Health, Children’s Service professionals and service users alike but this report goes further and proves its … Read more…

Real Baby Milk Christmas Appeal: We need more breasts!

Ditch the naff party games and bond with Great-Aunt Agatha by the fireside this Christmas by crafting some woolly breasts! While they often look quite comical, they are actually an essential item in a peer supporter’s tool kit, as we use them to demonstrate practical skills such as positioning and attachment, hand expressing and the … Read more…

Top 10 ways for partners to help breastfeeding

As a dad myself, I know that a partner’s support can make a massive difference to anyone’s experience of breastfeeding. Taken from Amy Brown’s book, published by Pinter & Martin ltd,  here is some advice on how a partner can help: Top 10 ways for partners to help 1. Feed the mother. This might mean literally cutting … Read more…