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Closed 30/04/2021

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£404
raised of £500 target by 30 supporters

    Weʼve raised £404 to help fund Didcot Baby Monday - a support group for parents with young babies to meet, share experiences and access breastfeeding support.

    Didcot
    Funded on Friday, 30th April 2021

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    Didcot Baby Monday is a community-led group for parents with young babies to connect with each other, share experiences and form support networks. We also provide access to evidence based information and support in some of the areas most needed in the first few months with a new baby, such as feeding, sleep & weaning. Drop-in breastfeeding support is available every week from a qualified lactation consultant and trained peer supporters.

    Usually we hold weekly 2 hour sessions where parents can drop in for a chat over a cup of tea, with play mats and toys for the babies. However, due to the current Coronavirus pandemic we are holding our sessions online via Zoom.

    The group is a constituted not-for profit organisation (Didcot APUK) run by local volunteer mums, established in 2015. Our running costs are around £6,500 per year (room hire, Zoom licence, insurance, refreshments, equipment, printing, breastfeeding support). We aim to raise the majority of our funding though local and national grant programmes, but this is an ongoing challenge and your donations make a vital contribution. We really appreciate any donations that you are able to make. These will help ensure that we are able to continue to provide this resource for families in Didcot and surrounding areas.

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    • Didcot Baby Monday13 days ago
      Didcot Baby Monday

      Didcot Baby Monday

      13 days ago

      Thank you so much to everyone who had made a donation to DBM over the last year. These have helped us to run virtual sessions enabling local mums to access much needed support, as well as to connect with each other during this incredibly difficult and isolating time to have a baby. With restrictions easing and the weather warming up we are now enjoying meeting face-to face and are currently running 'walk & talks' twice a week. We are looking forward to restarting indoor sessions very soon, keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates!

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    Supporters

    30

    • Laura & Max

      Laura & Max

      Apr 23, 2021

      £5.00

    • Sally Pearce

      Sally Pearce

      Mar 19, 2021

      Thank you for offering these sessions. A much needed resource for mums and their babies

      £10.00

    • Nur

      Nur

      Mar 18, 2021

      Thank you for making this happen. It’s a fabulous network hugely appreciated during the tough days of the pandemic.

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 13, 2021

      Thank you for continuing to run the group during the pandemic and for the invaluable breastfeeding support.

      £20.00

    • Laura & Max

      Laura & Max

      Feb 8, 2021

      Thank you.

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 2, 2021

      Well done to all those keeping the group running throughout the pandemic. Special thanks to Kathryn.

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 12, 2021

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