Tag Archives: Positive About Breastfeeding

8 top tips for breastfeeding in public

As part of World Breastfeeding Awareness Week (1-7 August), Somerset County Council is sharing some top tips to support mums who breastfeed in public. World Breastfeeding Week seeks to inform, educate and empower workplaces and communities to strengthen their capacity to provide and sustain breast-feeding friendly environments for families. Breastmilk contains all the nutrients an […]

Nominate a positive, public place to breastfeed

Somerset County Council’s Public Health Team are encouraging people to nominate public places that are ‘positive about breastfeeding.’ As part of World Breastfeeding Awareness Week, 1 to 7 August, the Council is promoting its ‘Positive About Breastfeeding’ scheme. The scheme aims to strengthen the support for breastfeeding in commercial, health and community settings, creating more […]

Black Breastfeeding Week – a time to rest and reflect

Somerset County Council is supporting Black Breastfeeding Week, a health promotion campaign which is held annually from August 25 – 31. This year’s theme is ‘The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power’ – it’s a week to recognise the benefits of taking a pause, thinking about your journey and the other people around you […]

Somerset Libraries are ‘Positive About Breastfeeding’

Somerset Libraries have joined Clarks Village and other leading organisations to sign up to be ‘Positive about Breastfeeding.’ Somerset’s thirty four libraries are supporting breastfeeding by displaying ‘Positive about Breastfeeding’ window stickers, allowing breastfeeding in any public area, as well as informing staff of the breastfeeding policies to promote the rights of mothers to choose […]