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…

Come and see us at UNICEF Baby Friendly Conference

On 14 November, we will pack up our cars and make our way up to Liverpool to set up our stand at the annual UNICEF Baby Friendly Conference.  This year it is at the ACC Liverpool on 15th and 16th November. Being our 12th stand at the conference, we are really excited to see the … Read more…

Real Baby Milk Conference 2019

The are still some tickets remaining for the  Real Baby Milk Conference on the 25th January 2019 with key note speaker Professor Amy Brown. Active peer supporters can book free tickets. £16 for health care workers or other interested parties. Click here to book your tickets Click here to view the Conference draft outline Thank … Read more…

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…