There is clear evidence breastfeeding improves child and maternal health in a number of ways. Find out about support we offer for infant feeding in Waltham Forest.
It has also been found to be a protective factor against childhood obesity and reduce the risk of obesity in later life.
In Waltham Forest, although breastfeeding initial rates are high at 90.7%, by the time the baby is 6 to 8 weeks old almost a quarter of these will have stopped breastfeeding altogether.
Families who bottle feed may also wish for non-judgemental support to feed their baby in a safe and healthy way which supports parent-infant relationships.
Our team of friendly infant feeding practitioners are here to offer practical and emotional support to families whether breastfeeding, bottle-feeding or mixed feeding.
We provide the following services to families in Waltham Forest:
Timetable flyers which include infant feeding drop-in sessions, breastfeeding cafes and other services.
To enquire about any of the above please get in touch with the team.
Telephone: 020 8496 5223