Launching a new peer support group

Suzi (pictured with LO), Shelley and George found great motivation and perseverance to launch a new Breastfeeding group within RNAS Culdrose Community Centre, Helston. Breast Intentions Breastfeeding Support Group is running as a supported group under RNAS Culdrose in partnership with Real Baby Milk.  We asked them how they went about it. What made you want to start a … Read more…

Pattern for Crochet Breast

Materials: 4:00mm Crochet Hook Light coloured double knitting wool Dark coloured double knitting wool Toy Stuffing Abbreviations: Ch.         Chain dc.         Double Crochet sl. st.      Slip stitch htr.         Half treble 2 htr dec:     wool on hook, insert hook into next st., wool on hook then insert hook into next … Read more…

Cornwall’s Neonatal Unit Achieves Stage 1 UNICEF Baby Friendly Accreditation

Real Baby Milk has worked closely with the Neonatal Unit in the Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, since the 2013 Hospital Peer Support project. In 2013 we worked closely with the unit to develop a Neonatal edition of the Essential Guide to feeding and caring for your baby. More recent work has included providing NNU-specific and … Read more…

Families triumphant!

Campaign success! Full-time Infant Feeding Coordinator Post in Cornwall will NOT be lost. Helen Shanahan and Stephanie Heard would like to record their heartfelt thanks to everyone who signed the change.org petition and offered their support and good wishes during the campaign to continue their work as Infant Feeding Coordinators for Cornwall. Mums and families … Read more…

Why we go to the UNICEF Baby Friendly Conference

              On 21 November, we packed up our Real Baby Milk van and made our way  up to Telford to start setting up our stand at the annual UNICEF Baby Friendly Conference…  This was our 11th stand at the conference and we were  really excited to see the speakers … Read more…