We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo
The Healthy Ireland Fund supported by the Department of Health and the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. Hosted by Lifestart Supporting Parents. Click on the image below to watch our promotional video
We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo – Making Sligo a Supportive Space for Breastfeeding Families
The initiative was formally launched on the 4th of October 2021 – Check out the following video of our Launch – Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo Launch 4th Oct 2021
We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo is an initiative focusing on publicly-accessible buildings and services in County Sligo. This is to include commitment and visible statements of support for the initiative in publicly accessible places and spaces supported by a branding and promotional campaign.
The We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo initiative aims to improve the health and wellbeing of breastfeeding mothers, babies and their families by encouraging businesses, organisations and communities to become Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo.
Please see section below on how to get involved.
The objectives of the We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Sligo initiative are to:
- Support business, community and public service settings to welcome breastfeeding mothers and families
- Support breastfeeding mothers and families to be active in the community
- Support parents during the key life transition of becoming a parent
- Support a strong culture of connectedness – between agencies, communities and mother, family, baby, and community.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
If you would like your business or place of work to get involved with this initiative – please contact us on 071 9146034 or email email@example.com OR PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO DOWNLOAD OUR BROCHURE.
Once you contact us, we will send you more information and an agreement form which needs to be signed by a manager with your organisation/business and we will ensure you receive your posters/stickers and we will add you to the list of breastfeeding friendly organisations / businesses on our website.
Great Breast Feeding Facilites At Grange Drumcliffe & Nazareth House Primary Care Centres
Some recent images taken in Autumn 2023 which showcase the fantastic Breastfeeding facilities available at Drumcliffe Primary Care Centre, Granges Primary Care Centre & Nazareth House Primary Care Centre. Facilities include dedicated relaxing and comfortable rooms with ergonomic seating for breastfeeding mothers.
Look out for We’re Breastfeeding Friendly stickers on shops, cafes and public facilities throughout Counties Sligo & Leitrim.
Above Stickers and Posters available for display in your Business once you sign up to the initiative.
Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013-2025 is the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation. The primary aim of the Healthy Ireland Fund is to support innovative, cross-sectoral, evidence-based projects and initiatives that support the implementation of key national policies in areas such as obesity, smoking, alcohol, physical activity and sexual health. The fund is administered locally through Local Community Development Committees (LCDC’s) and the Children and Young People’s Services Committees (CYPSC)
This initiative is being supported by Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) as the Lead Partner for distribution of HIF funding. The Sligo LCDC has been established for the purposes of developing, coordinating and implementing a coherent and integrated approach to local and community development. The committee is made up of representatives from the local government and local development sectors, public bodies and representatives of social, economic, environmental and community interests.