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We’re turning 10!

We would like to invite all of our Breastfeeding Babes families and supporters to join us to celebrate our 10th birthday on Saturday 10th June. We will be having a family picnic at Bursledon Recreation Ground, Long Lane, between midday and 3pm. There will be lots of fun to be had, including welly whanging, games, […]

Generous donation gratefully received from an anonymous donor

We would like to gratefully acknowledge an extremely generous private donation of £100 to Breastfeeding Babes Bursledon. Thank you so much!

Huge thanks to all who supported us with their Waitrose tokens in January!

We would like to thank Waitrose Portswood and their customers for nominating Breastfeeding Babes Bursledon in January 2017 as one of their good causes. We have received a wonderfully generous £215.00 donation. We will use the money to train Mother Supporters and subsidise support and equipment for breastfeeding families.

Fair Oak group to be discontinued

One of our wonderful Breastfeeding Counsellors, Helen Hobbs has decided to step down from breastfeeding support after 5 years of running the Breastfeeding Babes Fair Oak group at the Little Coppice Children’s Centre, supporting the Bursledon group and woman-ing the ABM Helpline. Helen came to the group when her own children were babies and went […]

Christmas and New Year group arrangements

Christmas is fast approaching, so it must be time for our annual Christmas party! We will be celebrating with mince pies and non-alcoholic bubbly at our Bursledon group on Thursday 17th December, between 1 and 2.30pm (breastfeeding support will also be available at this session). Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to run […]

Funding available for training new Mother Supporters, thanks to Denplan

Breastfeeding Babes, Bursledon and Fair Oak,are very grateful to receive a generous donation of £230 from the Denplan Community Fund. We plan to fund training for new Mother Supporters through the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers and help our current Mother Supporters to extend their knowledge and skills as Breastfeeding Counsellors. If you are interested in […]

Group arrangements this week (19th/20th April 2015)

Please be advised that due to exceptional circumstances, there are some changes to our groups this week. Our Bursledon group will meet as usual on Thursday, between 1 and 2.30pm, but we will meet in the hall at Pilands Wood Community Centre (the building opposite our usual venue). The Health Visitors’ clinic is also moving to […]

No Fair Oak group this week (18/7/14)

It is with regret that Fair Oak group will be CLOSED on Friday this week due to unforeseen circumstances. However, bursledon group at St. Paul’s church in bursledon will be running 1-2.30pm tomorrow (Thursday, 17/7/14) should you need to speak to someone, or contact the National Breastfeeding Helpline on 0300 100 0212 which is open […]

Botley group to close

Please be advised that our Botley group will cease to operate with effect from this week. Our final group at the Hop-a-Long Children’s Centre will run on Wednesday 16th July 2014. Many thanks to all who have supported this group.

May half term arrangements

It’s school holiday time again! Our Bursledon and Fair Oak groups will run as usual this week, but unfortunately we cannot get in to the Children’s Centre in Botley and so our Botley group will not run this week. Older siblings are welcome at our groups, but remain your responsibility at all times. Please be […]

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