Entries from September 2009

Breastfeeding is dad’s decision too

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

. EXCLUSIVE Pregnant mums are more likely to breastfeed when dads get involved in the decision. Whilst the final say needs to be with the mum, blokes that take the time to find out the facts about breastfeeding whilst she’s pregnant make their partners feel more confident about doing things naturally. GET INVOLVED Dads that […]

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Top tips on becoming a dad

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

If there’s one thing that separates the men from the boys, it’s how they deal with being a dad. Here’s some top tips to help you step up to the plate. 1. You can’t really break the baby! Don’t be afraid to pick your baby up for a cuddle! There’s a knack to it when […]

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Girls don’t need to flash boobs to breastfeed!

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

BREASTFEEDING BABY WITHOUT SHOWING HER BOOBS. Like most blokes, you’ll flinch at the thought of your girl whipping out her boobs (your boobs!) in front of other people. Add in the possibility that those other people could be your mates or your dad and you’re stomping round the room pounding your chest. Well, there’s no […]

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Top 10 tips on breastfeding

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

. 1. EASY AND CONVENIENT Breastfeeding doesn’t need preparing. The milk is good to go at any time and delivered at exactly the right temperature. 2. COMPLETELY FREE It’s free… and formula is expensive. 3. ON TAP, ON DEMAND You’ll never run out. Baby’s never without an instant meal and there’ll be no middle of […]

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Breastfeeding myths BUSTED!

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

BLOWING THE HORN! ON SOME COMMON BREASTFEEDING MYTHS. I LOVE HER BOOBS. THEY’LL SAG IF SHE BREASTFEEDS. There’s little connection between breastfeeding and saggy boobs. The pregnancy itself could cause some sagging and smoking doesn’t help, but breastfeeding is in the clear! SHE WON’T BE ABLE TO EAT OR DRINK WHAT SHE WANTS. There’s nothing […]

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Breastfeeding saves you money!

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments

. EXCLUSIVE Breastfeeding couples are up to £1700 better off per year than those who choose to bottle feed. Whilst the health benefits of breastfeeding are widely known, the financial perks are often overlooked. MOUNTING COSTS The cost of bottles, formula milk and sterilising equipment can mount up to a whopping £620.00 per year—the equivalent […]

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Barnsley Local Support Details

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Breastfeeding information and support Voluntary Action Barnsley Breastfeeding Link Workers: provide support and information for breastfeeding families. Tel: 01226 320 100 Tel: 07853 893 430 (Ruth) Text ‘Be A Star’ to 07950 08 08 06* Or visit: vabarnsley.org.uk BIBS Breastfeeding support and training for groups and individuals. Tel: 01226 215 180 Tel: 07877 426 486 […]

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The Be a Star Campaign

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

THE BE A STAR BREASTFEEDING CAMPAIGN Be A Star is a social marketing campaign that promotes breastfeeding amongst young women by celebrating mothers who breastfeed as ‘stars’, whilst supporting them through the breastfeeding process, via peer support and improved understanding and acceptance of breastfeeding within the community. The ‘stars’ of the campaign are real, local […]

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Show your support with our Be A Star Twibbon!

September 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Breastfeeding is an amazing achievement! Not just for babies who benefit from the nutrients contained in real baby milk, but also for their mums, partners and families. The Be a Star campaign is dedicated to increasing the number of young mums who choose to breastfeed. SHOW YOUR SUPPORT You can now show your support, passion […]

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