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National Breastfeeding Week

Everyone has a part to play in helping mums to breastfeed.

Let us consider the difference that can be made if everyone supports breastfeeding.

The UK is having a National Breastfeeding week 27 June – 3 July.

This year’s key focus is ‘Everyone has a part to play in helping mums to breastfeed’.

Please head to the blog at the following link to learn more about the services offered to mums as well as how to support mums as they breastfeed:


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Devon County Council runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-19 years called ChatHealth. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a public health nurse (health visitor/school nurse) within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens. You can also call our Public Health Nursing hubs on the numbers listed below.

If you are concerned about the safety of a child in Devon, contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1071 or email with as much information as possible.