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The Oxfordshire Baby Friendly Alliance, an umbrella group representing new parents and those who support them, is working towards implementation of the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative at every level in Oxfordshire.

"Baby Friendly" status is given to maternity units, neonatal units, health visiting services and community settings such as children's centres that provide a high standard of feeding support to pregnant women and new parents.  

You can read about the Baby Friendly Initiative here or download our introductory document and case studies. Our 2013 general Briefing Document can be downloaded here and our 2013 briefing document on Community Breastfeeding Support can be downloaded here.

Read about the impact of severe cuts to Oxfordshire children's centres on local breastfeeding support in our latest briefing document (February 2016)

Read our submission to the Public Health Post-2013 - Structures, Organisation, Funding and Delivery Inquiry (March 2016)

Read about cuts to breastfeeding support services across the country in this Briefing Paper prepared for MP Alison Thewliss to present to the Department of Health, which includes among its signatories Oxfordshire Baby Friendly Alliance, La Leche League Great Britain and Oxford Baby Caf├ęs Group (March 2016).


To find out more, visit the Oxfordshire Baby Friendly Alliance page on Facebook and
to support Oxfordshire Baby Friendly Alliance and follow the latest developments, join the Facebook group.

For more information please contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call Oxfordshire Baby Friendly Alliance Spokesperson Joanne Bowlt, Oxford NCT at 01865 554517 or call Coordinator Jayne Joyce, LLL Leader at 01865 557405.