Measles Outbreak National Incident Declared

The UK is seeing a significant outbreak of measles. The UK Health Security Agency, which is part of the UK Government, has declared a national incident. You can read about the outbreak here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-68028530 Two vaccinations are needed to fully protect you against Measles, mumps and Rubella. Measles is a highly contagious disease which is

Better Health: 24/7 Breastfeeding Support

The best start for you and your baby

Breast milk provides all the nutrition your baby needs in their first 6 months and boosts their ability to fight illness and infection.

Breastfeeding is great for both you and your baby; it helps build a strong bond and is good for your baby’s overall health. But, as with anything new, it’s something you need to learn how to do and it’s normal to experience the odd set back.

Luckily, Start for Life is here to help.

Brestfeeding support, 24/7

If you’ve got questions about breastfeeding, there’s plenty of support available:

Try the Breastfeeding Friend from Start for Life
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Contact the National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212
(Available 09:30 – 21:30 365 days a year)

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