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Avoiding alcohol

Keep you and your baby safe during pregnancy by avoiding alcohol.
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Breastfeed Together support groups

Thanks for stopping by - you'll be pleased to know this page is discontinued as we now offer even more baby feeding support sessions. Get all the latest dates and venues, plus find out about the support on offer at our Community Infant Feeding Team page.
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Caring for your crying baby

All babies cry, and some more than others. Crying is your baby’s way of telling you they need comfort and care.
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Parent infant relationship

Your relationship with your baby starts much earlier than the first time you meet them.
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Newborn health and what to expect

Information about newborn health
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New baby, new feelings

During the first week after having a baby, many women get what’s often called the ‘baby blues’. Women can experience low mood at a time when they expect to feel happy.
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Maternal and paternal mental health

Feeling worried or stressed, or even feeling a little down throughout and after your pregnancy can be normal but it’s important to realise when these feelings become more serious.
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Stopping smoking is the single biggest thing you can do to improve your health.
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