New mums’ week

NEW mums and their babies have been invited to a series of fun events across Derbyshire as part of Breastfeeding Week from June 18 to June 25.

On Tuesday, June 21, there will be free soft play at the Genesis Centre, Alfreton, from 1.30pm to 3pm. On Thursday, June 23, there will be free refreshments at Somercotes Sure Start Centre, from 10am to 11.30am.

Public health nurse Heather Polglass said: “Our teams provide mothers with evidence-based information on the benefits of breastfeeding to enable mothers to make an informed choice for their babies.”