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Breastfeeding

Would you like more information on breastfeeding?

Before your baby is born.....

Come along to our free 'Preparing to Breastfeed Class' facilitated by the lactation team  at The National Maternity Hospital.

Venue: Lecture Theatre, 65/ 66 Mount Street (adjacent to Holles St.)

 

Dates: 1st  Friday of each month at 12.45pm

             3rd  Tuesday each month at 6pm

Please bring your chart with you.

After your baby is born.....

You and your baby are welcome to attend our Breastfeeding Postnatal Support Group which takes place each Thursday from 9.30am to 12 midday.

 Venue: Antenatal Education Room, 65/ 66 Mount Street (adjacent to Holles St.)

All classes are facilitated by the Lactation Specialists. All welcome. No booking required.
 

Useful Downloads
Information on Tongue Tie
Antenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Class Notes
The National Maternity Hospital Breastfeeding Booklet
Parents Guide to the Infant Feeding Policy
Management of Tongue Tie in early infancy
Mastitis Information Leaflet For Breastfeeding Mothers
Thrush Leaflet
Useful Websites

https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/az/T/Tongue-tie/ (click on the arrow to the right of introduction for information)

 
Support Groups
Cuidiu
La Leche League
Friends of Breastfeeding

There is a national review of the BFHI Ireland in progress at present. You are invited to contribute to this review. The questionnaire can be accessed at the following link.......

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