Breast is best as Wisbech mums celebrate a world breastfeeding awareness event

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech - Credit: Archant

A group of 10 families in a Wisbech children’s group enjoyed a picnic as part of celebrating World Breastfeeding Week.

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech - Credit: Archant

Health visitors and nursery nurses from Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust hosted a joint celebration picnic with the Children’s Centre.

Elizabeth Kurleto-Slabber, nursery nurse with Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust said: “Thank you to everyone for your support and attending the event.

“It was lovely to see so many people supporting and contributing to greater awareness of breastfeeding in our community, I do hope that everyone enjoyed the day.”

National Breastfeeding Celebration Week is organised by UNICEF and the Baby Friendly Initiative.

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech - Credit: Archant


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The aim is to provide an opportunity for mothers, breastfeeding supporters and health professionals to come together and share what works well to support breastfeeding in the local community, in order to create a more breastfeeding culture.

At a national level the aim is to raise awareness of the health and wellbeing benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, their infants and the long term public health for everyone.

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Wisbech - Credit: Archant

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