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…

Mums, volunteers and concerned Health Care Professionals make a show of support for Infant Feeding Coordinator Post at the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) Public Meeting

Emotive display of support outside board meeting Mums with little ones, Grandparents, Dads, breastfeeding Peer Support Volunteers and Health Care Professionals gathered outside a public meeting yesterday to express their concern to reports that the full-time post of Infant Feeding Coordinator (IFC), funded by the CFT, was under threat. The strength of feeling was very … Read more…

Thrush and Peer Supporting

Thrush is a common and harmless yeast infection in a baby’s mouth that can affect your nipples during breastfeeding. Yeast is a normal part of everyone’s digestive system, but when there’s an overgrowth, an infection sets in. Please see our popular Audioboom about Thrush above and there are more details on the symtoms, causes and treatment below. … Read more…