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Michelle’s story – “I knew I wanted to breastfeed from the moment I found out I was pregnant with Abigail, but knew it may be hard. I had hoped for a natural birth, but due to my age and her arriving late, I had to be induced which failed twice. I had to have caesarean…(Read More)

Come and join other breastfeeding mums in Medway for a ‘coffee and social’ morning. WHEN –  Wednesday 14th June from 9am WHEN – Café Nucleus Arts, Chatham, Kent As promised, we are holding our first ‘coffee and social’ event. This is a great opportunity for you to meet other breastfeeding mums in Medway, have a hot drink…(Read More)

Well done to 11 year old Katie Jezard who won our competition to design a poster for the #Besideyou campaign This is what Katie told us about why she entered and where she got her ideas from: I’m Katie Jezard and I’m eleven years old, just starting out on my first year at…(Read More)

This Thursday, #Besideyou will be at the Cafe Nucleus in Chatham from 9am -11am for a coffee morning and photography session. Come along to get a free photo of you while you breastfeed your baby from fabulous local photographer Jessica Richardson. You’ll get a free print and access to buy more on an online…(Read More)

Pentagon Centre

Yesterday #BesideYou visited the Pentagon Centre to treat new mums and mums to be to a little pre-Christmas pampering! Positioned by the beautiful Christmas tree in the Pentagon Centre, the #BesideYou team set up free smoothies, snacks and a nail and eyebrow bar. Pampering in the Pentagon Centre The lovely Hannah, from Hannah’s…(Read More)

Image of a screen with wording - your work here

If you love creating films, animation, songs, posters, poems in fact anything creative, we have the competition for you. What is this amazing sounding competition? Are you aged 11-18? Do you have an idea for a poster, film, rap or song that will show women in Medway that breastfeeding is normal and that the…(Read More)

Dr Ranj, #BesideYou, breastfeeding, Medway

The #BesideYou campaign kicked off in style with a great evening of canapes, films and fun at Thursday’s launch party. Medway’s own Dr Ranj hosted the launch party alongside Best Beginnings and A Better Medway. Medway’s Dr Ranj at the Launch Party Children’s TV doctor and Best beginnings ambassador, Dr Ranj…(Read More)