A TEAM that helps provide the best information on breastfeeding to Warrington mothers has received a prestigious award.
The Warrington division of Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust is celebrating after receiving the prestigious Baby Friendly Award from UNICEF (United Nation’s Children’s Fund).
It demonstrates that local mothers are receiving the best evidence-based information to support, inform and promote breastfeeding.
The award was presented by Anne Woods, deputy director of UNICEF Baby Friendly.
Avril Smith, infant feeding coordinator, said: “Our dedicated and passionate team ensure breastfeeding mothers have access to appropriate venues and facilities and work tirelessly to promote the health and wellbeing of mothers and their babies.”
Picture show Avril Smith (fourth from left) receiving the award from Anne Woods (third from left) watched by colleagues from the trust.