A father’s view on breastfeeding

picture of a dad holding his baby

We are delighted to share a guest post from Tom Bashford. Tom’s son and wife, Cat, came to one of our drop-ins for support in the early days. Breastfeeding. A simple biological transaction between mother and newborn to get calories into the little one, and a subject it’s hard to imagine being anything other than … Read more

Finding your dance

Can I hold your hand for a time?Walk a while with you on your road?My heart wants to talk to youMy soul wants to comfort you I see you and your heavy burdenStaring at your new creationTears and doubt in your eyesPain in your gasp as he stirs for you With a passion, I see … Read more

Breastfeeding Support – What is it?

Rachel O’Leary tells us what it’s like to come to Trumpington Drop-in You know when you’ve had some – your step has more spring in it, your chest feels less tight with worry, you can breathe again. You know what’s happening with your body and your baby, why there’s a problem, and you have a … Read more

Why Support Like Ours is Important

Congratulations, you’ve had a baby! Once the rollercoaster ride of the birth is over with, working out how to look after this baby you’ve been given can seem rather overwhelming. And if your aim is to breastfeed, it can sometimes feel like everything is against you! From the first day the congratulations cards start rolling … Read more