Health visitors and children’s centres receive joint breastfeeding award

Health visitors and staff from children’s centres across Kent are celebrating following their full accreditation as baby friendly services. The United Nations’ Children’s Fund (UNICEF) award is for the breastfeeding support and advice provided by the health visiting service, which is commissioned by Kent County Council (KCC) and run by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation…

Supporting Kent’s breastfeeding mums

Mothers are being reminded of the help available if they are breastfeeding, while businesses are being urged to play their part as Kent supports National Breastfeeding Week (18-27 June). To raise awareness, mums and support service staff will be walking through a number of Kent town’s during the week – including Tenterden, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Dover,…