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Expecting a baby in the time of COVID19?
Are you interested in preparing for your baby but missing the antenatal sessions with your midwife? Here is our brilliant virtual antenatal session “Let’s talk about feeding babies”! Designed by our Infant Feeding Coordinator to help you prepare for your baby whilst you are at home. It has lots of basic helpful tips for new parents and links to other helpful sources of information. Take your time to go through it at your own pace, view the short videos, read the links  and enjoy preparing for your baby!

Other helpful breastfeeding guides and websites during the COVID-19 pandemic:
World Health Organisation - Quick guide to COVID-19, pregnancy and breastfeeding
The Breastfeeding Network (UK) - Update on COVID-19 and breastfeeding
La Leche League International - Continuing to nurse your baby through COVID-19 and other respiratory infections
Royal College of Obstetricians/ Royal College of Midwives - Information for pregnant women and new mothers

How you feed your baby is one of the most important decisions that you will make as a new parent. These webpages have been developed to provide you with all the information you may need to make an informed decision about feeding your baby and who can support you with that decision.

If you have any suggestions or comments on how to improve these pages, please contact BCU.BreastfeedingWelcomeScheme@wales.nhs.uk