Breastfeeding / Infant Feeding

Regional Aim: To increase the rate of breastfeeding initiation and at 6-8 weeks to greater or equivalent to England by 2025 and to ensure that all units are accredited to UNICEF level 2 by 2020 and to level 3 by 2025.

Useful documents

NICE Guidance can be downloaded here.

Letter handed out by Health Visiting services to support breastfeeding mothers returning back to work.

Useful links

A guide to UNICEF UK feeding initiative standards

Breastmilk provision for preterm and sick neonates – see ESR/E learning for health

Better Health at Work Award information – free resources to achieve awards including breastfeeding friendly workplaces information.