Support: Plymouth Latch on group

Support: Plymouth Latch on group

Support: Plymouth Latch on group

Welcome to Plymouth Latch-on groups
We want you to feel as relaxed as possible when you visit your local latch-on group. This page provides you with the answers to commonly asked questions for anyone attending one of our breastfeeding support groups for the first time.

What can I expect at a Plymouth Latch-on group?
We will give all mothers and their families a warm, friendly welcome in a relaxed environment where breastfeeding is supported and encouraged. Latch-on groups provide an opportunity for breastfeeding mums or expectant mums, to meet other like-minded people, socialize and access resources, as well as advice and support.

Who can attend a latch-on group?
Who can attend a latch-on groupLatch-on groups are attended by women who are pregnant, women who are currently breastfeeding their baby, and by those who have just stopped breastfeeding but who remain passionate about it’s benefits.

Some mothers choose to bring a friend, partner or family member with them whilst they are getting to know other people within the group or you may just want them to know more about the positive benefits of breastfeeding.

Who will I meet at a latch-on group?
As well as making new friends for you and your baby, you will be introduced to a peer supporter and children’s centre worker who can help with any issues you may have around feeding your baby.