The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative annual conference is the UK’s highest-profile event covering infant feeding issues.
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Painful and cracked nipples are not a normal part of breastfeeding. Find out how to prevent and treat them.
We have developed new audit e-learning to support you with auditing so that you can confidently assess the extent to which your service is meeting the Baby Friendly standards, recognise positive areas and identify opportunities to improve. This interactive e-learning enables users to choose when and where they want to learn whilst gaining a strong foundation of knowledge and skills around all aspects of the auditing process. Learners will have the opportunity to explore issues of sampling, interviewing, scoring, presentation and interpretation of results, and action planning to improve care and maintain progress.
This interactive one-day workshop supports participants to bring new concepts into their in-house training, and provides a new package of training materials to be used within services.
Professor Amy Brown discusses breastfeeding in public in the UK and the role we all must play in creating a more welcoming environment for mothers to breastfeed whenever and wherever they wish.
Our new Achieving Sustainability standards for universities, currently being piloted, are designed to support longer-term implementation and embedding of the Baby Friendly standards.
Thanks to the Burdett Trust, six neonatal units are being offered a unique opportunity to receive financial and practical support to gain Unicef UK Baby Friendly accreditation.
Links to organisations where you can get support and information.
In this guest blog, breastfeeding counsellor Emma Pickett addresses women's worries about breastfeeding in public and suggests how to overcome them.
Information on skin-to-skin contact and its importance for developing a close, loving parent-infant relationship and initiating breastfeeding.