Wokingham

Covid-19 Update

The local drop-ins are not running at the moment and so we have had to suspend face-to-face support.  If you live in the Wokingham borough and would like to access breastfeeding information or support from our local volunteers, please visit our Facebook page for details:

https://www.facebook.com/Breastfeeding-Network-Wokingham-area-100975088232671

(Updated 8/4/2020)

We currently offer a volunteer-led drop-in service across Wokingham and Reading.

Confidential face-to-face support is offered via our various drop-ins around the area. Our drop-ins can be accessed by any mother, whether she is pre- or post-natal and regardless of the age of her baby. Most of these drop-ins operate on a weekly basis and offer face-to-face support from BfN volunteers. Many run alongside baby weigh-in clinics. No appointment is necessary and you do not need to have a problem. You are welcome to drop in for a chat or for some reassurance that you are doing fine.

Our volunteers are all mums who have breastfed their own child(ren) and have been trained to guide mothers through the basics, help them to get breastfeeding established, and to listen to any questions or concerns regarding any stage of a breastfeeding journey.

Breastfeeding support is also available from NHS staff in the breastfeeding clinics at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and Wokingham Community Hospital.  These clinics see mums and babies up to 6 weeks, by appointment only (phone: 0118 322 7295).

‘For queries regarding the BfN service in Wokingham, or if you would be interested in training with BfN and volunteering in the Wokingham area, please email Wokingham@breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk

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