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Our infant feeding services include information, support and understanding, to ensure a positive feeding experience for all mothers and their babies. We offer:

  • a fully accredited Unicef Baby Friendly maternity unit
  • information and support to pregnant women and new mums on breastfeeding and infant feeding issue
  • home visits and telephone support to assist mums in getting feeding off to a good start
  • training, resources and support for infant feeding across South West Essex

We have two Specialist Midwives for Infant Feeding - Lisette Harris and Geraldine Purver. They can be contacted on 01268 524900 ext 8830,  9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday (answerphone service out of hours).

Support on the hospital wards is provided by midwives and maternity care assistants, seven days a week.

Further information

Please see our dedicated website www.feedingtogether.com

or find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FeedingTogether

and on Twitter https://mobile.twitter.com/FeedingTogether

 We also have an app - available for iPad & iPhone as well as Android:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/feeding-together-basildon/id674620518?mt=8

http://www.amazon.co.uk/StorePoint-International-Feeding-Together/dp/B00CBF08ZY

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Contact us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
    Switchboard: 01268 524900

  • The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex SS16 5NL
    Switchboard: 01268 524900

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Smoking is not allowed in any hospital building or grounds.

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