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New technology supports new mums to breastfeed


Public Health England’s Start4Life and Amazon Alexa helping mothers to breastfeed for longer.

Evidence shows the right support helps mothers to breastfeed for longer. PHE’s programme Start4Life has created the Breastfeeding Friend to encourage parents to adopt healthy behaviours. It is available for free on a range of platforms, including Facebook Messenger, and now for the first time it will also be available as a skill for Amazon Alexa’s voice service. More Information



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