LifeLine Projects

Infant Feeding Support

Supporting parents and training peer mentors in Barking and Dagenham.

Case Studies

Case Study: Infant Feeding Support

In partnership with Havering Mind, our Infant Feeding Support team are supporting new mothers in Barking and Dagenham to take up breastfeeding by building a local support network, holding regular meet-ups and support sessions for new mothers, and providing targeted guidance and support to those in need.

3 months ago

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Supporting adults, families, and communities

Our new Family Services team have been hard at work this year, delivering a range of programmes to adults, families, and communities across East London.The Champions Support Network, which brings parents and carers together to form community support networks, particularly dealing with youth violence, exclusion and mental health. We run coffee mornings to forge connections plus workshops and training to...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Team Spotlights

Introducing Tilishia, Head of Family Services

This month, we're delighted to speak with Tilishia, who joined us in May to manage our newly-formed Family Services team. You can Hackney. Been there all my life; my grandparents lived in Islington, mostly all in north London. Did you come from a big family? Oh, they taught me a lot. That we stick together and support each other through...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Team Spotlights

An interview with Katharine Haynes, LatchOn Havering

This month, we have a special guest in Katharine Haynes, who runs I've an older brother, older sister, and a younger brother–bigger than most normal families now. We're all very close. We sadly lost our dad in 1990–we had to look after each other, my younger brother was only five. That was significant period in our life. We're always talking...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Everyone needs a Lucy: LifeLine to launch breastfeeding peer support programme

My son Caleb was born happy and healthy. Having attended LifeLine's Getting Ready for your Baby programme, Judi, my wife, was determined to breastfeed–but it was not as easy as we expected. Caleb lost over 10% of his birth weight and the health visitor insisted that we start bottle feeding so we could monitor his intake. When we refused, we...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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