Breastfeeding month


Best Start - Celebrating Breastfeeding Month


Breastfeeding Month a great opportunity for expectant mums, new mums and their families to find out what support and information is on offer in Wirral.


You can attend one of our many celebratory events, or maybe pop in to our Roadshow for great activities and information.


Our fantastic free events events include: 


  • Introducing complimentary feeding - a guide to gently transitioning baby from milk feeds to solid foods. Expert advice on introducing solids when your baby is ready.     

         Mon 4 June, 10am - 12 noon, Bromborough Children’s Centre, Gratrix Rd, Birkenhead CH62 7BW


  • Mindfullness: healthy baby, healthy youall mums need to make sure they looks after themselves, as well as caring for their baby. This session will discuss ways of doing that whilst being a busy mum.

         Weds 6 June, 12.30pm - 2.30pm, Pensby Children’s Centre, Fishers Ln, Birkenhead CH61 8SB


  • Importance of play - play is really important for babies to understand the world around them, develop speech and bond with their carers. This session introduces play.

         Tues 12 June, 10.00am - 11.30am, Leasowe Early Years Centre, 286 Twickenham Dr, CH46 2QF


  • Tandem feeding: breastfeeding journeys are all different - twins, triplets or more and those mums who are still breastfeeding when another baby is suddenly on the way. This session talks about how to feed two (or more) infants at the same time.

         Fri 15 June, 10.00am - 12 noon, Christ Church, Kings Rd, Higher Bebington CH63 8LX


  • Babies on Board (organised by Stagecoach Merseyside/Lancashire and Home-Start Wirral)an interactive one day event complete with fun workshops and activities suitable for mums and soon-to-be-mums to ensure they feel at ease when using the Stagecoach Merseyside/Lancashire  transport network. The free event will include refreshments and little ones can enjoy face painting and balloon shaping demonstrations throughout the day. There will be a bus provided between Home-Start Hub , Woodchurch Lane which will leave at 10am and a return bus between Williamson Square and Home-Start Hub, which will depart at 3.15pm.

         Monday 18 June, 11.00am - 3.00pm, Williamson Square, Liverpool


  • Slings and things - this session will explore baby wearing and how slings can make life easier with a new baby.

         Tues 19 June, 12.30pm - 2.30pm, Bidston & St James’ Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead,CH41 7AL


  •  Sleep - managing sleep is always a challenge with small babies. This session will explore what's “normal” for infant sleep and how to manage your baby

         Monday 25 June, time tbc, Seacombe Children's Centre, 24 St Paul's Rd, Wallasey CH44 7AN


  • Baby massage - this is a wonderful way of bonding with your baby and helping them to adapt to their new world. This session will be an introduction to baby massage and explore the benefits for you and your baby.

         Thurs 21 June, 10.00am - 12 noon, Home Start Wirral Hub, Woodchurch Ln, Birkenhead CH42 9PH


  • Returning to work and expressing - going back to work no longer means having to stop breastfeeding. This session will explore returning to work and how this is possible whilst breastfeeding.

         Weds 27 June, 9.30am - 11.30am, West Kirby Children’s Centre, Birkenhead, West Kirby, CH48 6DR




Roadshow - free family fun day


  We're celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month with a free family fun day at Wallasey Town Hall on Sunday 24 June, 10.00am - 3.00pm.


The event is a great opportunity for expectant mums, new mums, their partners and families to find out what support and information is on offer in Wirral. There will be lots of activities for everyone to get involved in, as well as information and advice.


There's something for everyone:

  • Pregnancy and post pregnancy support
  • Breastfeeding advice, support and tips
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Parent focussed talks with guest speakers
  • Children's entertainment 
  • Activities
  • Prize draws
  • Market place - information stalls from local businesses
  • Refreshments




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