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Peer Support Skills - Breastfeeding Level 2

Healthy Babies UK believe in the value of mother-to-mother support and recognise that peer support plays a large part in the overall strategy of promotion and support for breastfeeding mothers. A Volunteer Breastfeeding Peer Supporter may have done their training through Healthy Babies UK by two different


1. Trained by a member of the team from Healthy Babies UK (Breastfeeding and Postnatal Practitioner).

2. Trained through a Children’s Centre or self-employed practitioner who has done the HBUK ‘train the trainer’ course.

The course is 6-8 weeks long a minimum, 16 hours classroom time. It is accredited by AIM through Healthy Babies UK (HBUK).

Course includes:

All peer supporters trained using the HBUK course will be part of our network and receive regular newsletters and additional tailored support if required.

‘I enjoyed the course as a whole; it was well presented, well put together and fantastically informative.’

Tiverton, Devon, 2016

I enjoyed having something interesting and educational to look forward to.  Course content excellent and should be more available to everyone

Exmouth, Devon, 2011

Nice easy to learn way of getting all the information we needed and handouts to stop us forgetting it later! Great course thoroughly enjoyed it

Exmouth, Devon, 2011

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