Telephone System Upgrade (5th & 6th June)

On Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th June we shall be upgrading our telephone system. This is a requirement as part of the GP contract. We may have some disruption to our services during this time so please do bear with us.We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Polden Medical Centre Team

Better Health: 24/7 Breastfeeding Support

The best start for you and your baby

Breast milk provides all the nutrition your baby needs in their first 6 months and boosts their ability to fight illness and infection.

Breastfeeding is great for both you and your baby; it helps build a strong bond and is good for your baby’s overall health. But, as with anything new, it’s something you need to learn how to do and it’s normal to experience the odd set back.

Luckily, Start for Life is here to help.

Brestfeeding support, 24/7

If you’ve got questions about breastfeeding, there’s plenty of support available:

Try the Breastfeeding Friend from Start for Life
(Available on Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Facebook Messenger)

Contact the National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212
(Available 09:30 – 21:30 365 days a year)

Visit the Start for Life website for helpful information and sign up to receive weekly videos and advice.