Photo of Lynn Timms, Lactation Consultant and Toungue-tie treatment. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Lynn Timms, BSc (Hons), MBPsS

Lactation Consultant.

International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants.

Providing breastfeeding preparation and support in your own home.

Frenulotomy (tongue tie division) procedure available.

Teacher of Developmental Baby Massage and Movement.

Serving Portsmouth , the Isle of Wight and the surrounding Hampshire area.

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Please access the valuable information in these nationally produced leaflets to support your feeding and parenting choices.

FEEDING

Off to the best start - Important information about feeding your baby.
A collaboration between the Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF and Start for Life this leaflet is an essential guide for successful breastfeeding. From choosing to breastfeed, to getting started and continuing the feeding experience this useful resource provides many practical elements. The images on page 10 demonstrate beautifully a baby attaching at the breast with additional pages describing hand expressing, recognising when a baby is feeding well and the role of partners.

A guide to infant-formula for parents who are bottle feeding.
Produced by the Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF this leaflet provides evidenced based information on infant formula, the difference in types of milk plus practical elements of recognising hunger cues, feeding frequency and the use of bottles and teats.


Guide to bottle feeding - How to prepare infant formula and sterilise feeding equipment.
A collaboration between the Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF and Start for Life this booklet describes the different types of formula, practical step by step advice on making up a feed, recognising feeding cues and responsive bottle feeding.


Breastfeeding on returning to work and study
Information for employers and employees, students and course providers.
This Public Health England production in collaboration with Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF and Start for Life provides sensible information about the importance of continuing to provide breatsmilk, expressing and storing breastmilk as well as a mothers rights to continue providing breastmilk from her baby when separated due to work and / or study commitments.

Introducing solid food - Giving your baby a better start in life.
A collaboration between the Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF and Start for Life this informative leaflet provides information based on the Department of health recommendations on when and how to move onto a mixed diet of solid food and milk. Linking with key messages about responsive feeding the leaflet describes observing your babies developmental readiness for starting to introduce solid foods with some top tips on suitable foods and continuation of breast milk or infant formula.

PARENTING

Building a happy baby - A guide for parents.
Produced by the Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF this leaflet describes the importance of parents getting to know their baby, responding to their needs so they feel safe and both enjoy the parenting experience.



Caring for your baby at night - A guide for parents.
A collaboration between the Baby Friendly Initiative team under UNICEF, Royal College of Midwives and The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths ( now The Lullaby Trust). This leaflet discusses safe sleep for breast and bottle fed babies. Understanding the importance of keeping mothers and babies in close proximity during day and night-time sleeps is a key message alongside important points for parents who choose to sleep with their babies.

Professional Indemnity Insurance is provided by Hiscox Insurance Company Ltd.

The News, comunity Nurse of the Year Award 2012 Breastfeeding Matters, breastfeeding support, tougue-tie divisions, Portsmouth and Hampshire

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Lynn Timms.