Getting involved

Are you interested in maternity services and would like to get involved ? There are several opportunities within East Lancashire

The East Lancashire Maternity Group.

The East Lancashire Maternity Group works to involve the local community in how maternity services are run with the aim of ensuring every women receives the best possible care.

The group meets several times a year and also meets via a closed facebook group to discuss issues and topics.

To find out more please contact….. [email protected]


Breastfeeding Peer Support

Would you like to support other mums around breastfeeding as a peer supporter?


In East Lancashire:

If you have some breastfeeding experience yourself and can spare a couple of hours a week then you can join the logo for webpage breastfeeding support project.

Full training is provided and then support in your role as a volunteer

For further information please contact Louise Dunn [email protected] or call 07540914701

logo for webpageNational Childbirth Trust Peer Support Training


In Blackburn with Darwen:

Peer support volunteers are trained by our local NHS infant feeding team and supported in their volunteer placement e.g. some  volunteers help at local breastfeeding drop-ins. Please ring Blackburn Birth Centre (01254 733434) and ask to be put in contact with the Specialist Infant Feeding Team for Blackburn with Darwen.

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