are here to support you with your feeding choices.
Talk to your Midwife and Health Visitor who can answer your questions and give you some tips
to help get feeding started.
We want to help
and support you to look at feeding options and make the right feeding choice for you and your family.
Remember you don’t have to
make a decision about how you will feed your baby until you hold your baby in
Rotherham’s Infant feeding
Team provide a specialist breastfeeding clinic to support mothers and babies
and can be contacted via: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thinking of breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding can help to give your baby the very best start in life.
Your milk is made for your baby and changes during each feed and throughout
the day according to your baby’s needs. Your milk is designed for your baby.
Formula milk is made from cow’s milk. It is a standard recipe for all
babies. It does not change according to your baby’s needs as breast milk does. Breastfeeding provides your baby with so much more than food;
breastfeeding offers your baby comfort and protection too.
Why not come along to one of our breastfeeding workshops for expectant
parents. Ask your midwife or contact Wharncliffe
Ward for further information.
Please note that our face-to-face support sessions are currently on hold
due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Here are some videos of our team telling you more about feeding your
Out and about with your baby
How do I know if my baby is getting enough milk?
Here is some further information and guidance which you may find useful:
Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
for the baby
Importance of Early Skin-to-Skin Contact for the Baby
Baby’s first feed
Developing a Relationship with your Baby Before Birth
Positioning and Attachment – How to Breastfeed Well
Expression and How to Recognise your Baby is Getting Enough to Eat
Partners can help too
Breastfeeding out and about
Where to find local support (Breast Buddies