SUP­PORT GROUP

West Lothian Courier - - District News -

A new breast­feed­ing sup­port group has opened in Fauld­house Part­ner­ship Cen­tre.

Maggie Law and Haylee Hib­bert started the group in Fauld­house Part­ner­ship Cen­tre af­ter the suc­cess­fully com­pleted a course to of­fer sup­port for lo­cal women who are breast­feed­ing.

With in­put from the In­fant Feed­ing and Health Vis­it­ing teams the Maggie and Haylee now aim to pro­vide sup­port on a weekly ba­sis in Fauld­house Part­ner­ship Cen­tre.

The new group meets from 1.30pm to 2.30pm on a Mon­day and all mums who need sup­port with feed­ing or just fancy a chat and the op­por­tu­nity to see what’s avail­able are wel­come.

Health visi­tor, Shar­ron McCourt­ney said:“We are de­lighted to be able to have a sup­port group here for the women of Fauld­house and Bre­ich Val­ley. Lack of skilled sup­port is one of the main rea­sons mums give up feed­ing hav­ing lo­cal mums who are spe­cially trained is a great boost to our ser­vice.”

For in­for­ma­tion on breast and for­mula feed­ing and the sup­port avail­able www.nhsloth­ian.scot.nhs. uk/Ser­vices/A-Z/feed­ingy­ourbaby

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