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Resources for breastfeeding mums

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week in Central Park are local mums Meagan Davis with son Eli, Miriam Randall with sons Peter and Beau Gardiner, Erin Cavanagh with son Harvey Willoughby and Ellie Morton with son Laine Lewis. Maria Warren from Western NSW Local Health and Emma Turner from Southern Cross University joined the ladies to share news and provide breastfeeding support. Any interested mums and bubs are welcome to join in on Tuesday mornings at 10.30am at Central Park. PHOTO TWH

World Breastfeeding Week was recognised last week by Western NSW Local Health District, with the launch of a ‘Virtual Breastfeeding Drop-in Room’.

The Drop-in Room provides the opportunity for parents to ask questions and gain assistance with any breastfeeding concerns, in a professional and peer supported environment.

Breastfeeding mums can now log onto the site to gain advice, share experiences, and ask questions, on a weekly basis.

Maria Warren from Western NSW Local Health District Bourke office said the Drop-in Room launched last Wednesday was another way to support breastfeeding mothers.

“Bourke has a good support network for mums and for breastfeeding mums particularly,” Maria said.

Read more in the printed edition of The Western Herald. Call (02) 6872 2333 today and receive The Western Herald in your letterbox next week!

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