Families celebrate breastfeeding at Gosport picnic

Mums and children at the picnic
Mums and children at the picnic

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MUMS gathered to enjoy a picnic for National Breastfeeding Celebration Week.

Around 50 mums took part in the event at Privett Gardens, Gosport, for this year’s campaign, which is about supporting women to breastfeed wherever they are.

As well as the picnic, families enjoyed a raffle and shared their experiences of breastfeeding.

Barbara Hollis, health visiting team lead for Gosport at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, said: ‘We are really pleased to see families and mums feeling relaxed with breastfeeding out and about.’

Hayley Nelson, infant feeding specialist from Portsmouth Hospital Trust, added: ‘It’s great to see so many mums celebrating breastfeeding.’