Breastfeeding Training Room Opened For Mothers

Author  Latoya Laylor Brown

New mother, Simone McLeod cuts the ribbon to the breastfeeding training room opened at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) in Manchester on Friday, October 26. All mothers who deliver at the MRH will receive support and training in the proper breastfeeding techniques.

Breastfeeding Training RoomThe staff will also complete 20 hours of training through an e-Learning platform, to enhance the support and training to mothers. Photographed also are: (left to right) Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the MRH, Dr. Donna-Marie Gray-Henry; Programme Development Officer at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Julia Rowe-Porter; Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) Board, Wayne Chen; Ward Manager of the Maternity Ward at the MRH, Sister Cheryl Messam; Regional Director of the SRHA, Michael Bent (partly hidden) and CEO of the MRH, Alwyn Miller.

breastfeeding momConsultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH), Dr. Donna-Marie Gray-Henry gives breastfeeding tips to new mother Simone McLeod in the breastfeeding training room, which was opened at the MRH on Friday, October 26. All mothers who deliver at the MRH will receive training and support in breastfeeding. The MRH is on a drive to achieve baby-friendly certification, which aims to deliver the global gold standard of patient care through excellent maternal and newborn care.

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