Breast Feeding Awareness
by Charlotte Hall
The World Health Organization and the
government promote the benefits of breast feeding for at least
six months. Major benefits to mother and child are better
immunity for your child, speedy returns to health for mum,
protection from childhood disease for child.
Breast feeding awareness week events
are as follows in Burngreave and Fir Vale.
Displays, talks & information
9th May • Fir Vale Forum, Fir Vale School
11th May 12.30–2.30pm • Earl Marshall Youth Centre
12th May 9.30–11.30am • Verdon Recreation Centre
12th May 1–4pm• Pitsmoor Surgery
As well as at most ante-natal clinics within
our area during this week.
For more information on Breast Feeding
Awareness Week, contact Saduf Khan (Parental Involvement Co-ordinator
for Burngreave & Fir Vale Sure Start) on 244 3887.
Pictures below to be included in the forthcoming
Sure Start breast feeding booklet: “I did it…
So can you”.
By Ellen (aged 9)
By Billy (aged 6)