Blog » Newborn Support (Feeding, Slings, Sleep)

Light Peer Support

Light is a charity working to support the emotional wellbeing & mental health of mums and their families  during pregnancy, birth and afterwards.  “At Light we know that being a parent is not always easy – we all sometimes need support and a hand to hold along the way. Light group support & 1:1 sessions offer…

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Classes and Playgroups

See listings of all the classes and playgroups in Doncaster here 

Noah’s Arc Sling Library

The library is run by Abby Hopewell, who also chairs the Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership.  There are hundreds of different slings available, but not all will suit your specific body shape, your needs or the age of your baby. The library allows you to hire a sling for a few weeks (or more) to see…

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The Children’s Sleep Charity

The Sleep Charity are commissioned by Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group to provide a sleep service for families of children age 12 months upwards in the town.  Families can self refer to the service by telephoning, emailing or texting our Sleep Practitioners.  They will get back to you as soon as possible and arrange an appointment…

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Breastfeeding Support in Doncaster: Useful Information

Breastfeeding support is available from trained volunteers from our local midwifery or health visiting team, who can offer you a range of support including advice on positioning, attachment, hand expressing and assisting you and your family to continue to breastfeed for as long as planned. Doncaster’s Breast Start Groups and First Friends Groups offer mums…

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