Issue - meetings
Bev Morgan, Homestart - 'Breast Feeding Project'.
PRESENTATION - HOMESTART - 'BREAST FEEDING PROJECT'
To receive an update presentation from Bev Morgan, from the Homestart ‘Breast Feeding Project’.
The Committee received an update from Ms Bev Morgan, Home-Start Wirral regarding the Breastfeeding Peer Support, Antenatal Pilot Birkenhead District.
Ms Morgan gave a presentation indicating that the service was funded to pilot provision of additional support in the Birkenhead area during pregnancy to increase initiation rates, enable better health outcomes and reduce the impact of social inequality.
The presentation outlined the outputs and outcomes achieved; progress to date; ongoing support mechanisms; text buddy service; barriers to referrals and overcoming these barriers; creation of a breastfeeding community; progress from 1 February – September 2015; percentage of babies breastfeeding at 6-8 weeks 2014/15 by Wirral Wards; overcoming cultural barriers and feedback received.
That Ms Morgan be thanked for her update presentation.
Presentation - Homestart - 'Breast Feeding Project'
To receive an update presentation from Bev Morgan, from the Homestart ‘Breast Feeding Project.