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OBS is here to help!

We are delighted to be running four weekly in person sessions. Spaces are limited and pre-booking is essential. Read more on our in person support page. We have also made booking virtual 1:1 consultations (Zoom or phone) easier! 

Virtual Zoom Group continues monthly and focusses on our popular topic discussions. Virtual antenatal breastfeeding education sessions continue monthly as well. If you are a student or visiting health professional see the page about observations for the latest news about what and where you can book with us. 

OBS Winter Party

Join facilitators, volunteers and OBS families past and present to celebrate how far OBS has come and look forward to the future! Come to our Winter Party, December 2nd, 1-3pm, Donnington Doorstep, OX4 4BB. Festive food and drink, stay and play! We'd especially love to see our alumni babies and toddlers! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Text on a wintry purple background: Join facilitators, volunteers and OBS families past and present to celebrate how far OBS has come and look forward to the future! Winter Party, December 2nd, 1-3pm, Donnington Doorstep, OX4 4BB. Festive food and drink, stay and play

Big Give Christmas Challenge

Your donation will have double the impact from 29 November to 6 December!

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Donate via Big Give now and double your donation!

Donations to our Big Give Christmas Challenge are open from 12pm 29 November to 12 pm 6 December
Donations must be made via this page during this period to qualify for match funding

We're Recruiting Trustees!

See our recruitment page for details.

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Virtual 1:1 Help

We have made booking easier! Families that have trouble accessing other services can book free 1 to 1 support with OBS facilitators by video or phone. 

Image: a row of 5 smiling head and shoulder photos of the OBS Facilitators. Text: OBS 1:1 Bookings Made Easier! You can now choose and book your own virtual appointment bit.ly/OBS121. Free virtual support.

OBS Group Support

We run a group support session monthly on a Thursday afternoon, usually with two themed breakout rooms to choose from each month on popular topics. See our OBS Group page for details and the link to register. For 1:1 support please see our in person support sessions or submit a Help Request for a 1:1 consultation

Image: an older baby eating. Text: Virtual group breakout rooms Thursdays 12:30 -1:30 pm. Oct 20th: normal newborn sleep & starting complementary foods. Nov 17th: sleep around 4 months & returning to work

OBS Facebook group

The quickest way to get support from OBS is in our friendly, private Facebook group, which is closely moderated by our team.

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Online Antenatal Sessions

Please see our Antenatal Sessions page for details and the link to register. You can say which date you prefer when you register.

Image: a cartoon pregnant body cradling its belly. Text: Online Antenatal Sessions, Sept 6th, Oct 11th, Nov 15th, Dec 13th, 10:30-11:30 am. Register at bit.ly/OBSantenatal

 

What we do

Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support provides local breastfeeding support in the community via in person support sessions1:1 virtual support, virtual group support and antenatal breastfeeding education sessions for Oxfordshire families, facilitated by experienced IBCLCs and breastfeeding support workers, and supported by trained volunteers. We also run a friendly private Facebook group were you can quickly find support. 

You can read about what to expect and how we've helped local families. Hope to see you soon!

 

Breastfeeding mother and baby sitting with OBS facilitator

Last updated November 2022