Meet the Infant Feeding Team
We provide a full range of services to help you feed your baby with confidence, empowering you to understand your baby and build knowledge in your chosen feeding method.
As new parents we will give you full support in all aspects of feeding, and evidence based information to enable you to make a truly informed decision about your feeding choices.
Whether you choose to breast feed, express, formula feed or a combination of all, it is your choice and we are there to support you on your feeding journey.
The team are:
Natalie Hughes-Uttley – Infant Feeding Midwife
Kate Smith – Infant Feeding Maternity Support Worker
Julie Charlton – Infant Feeding Administrator
Emma Harrison – Infant Feeding Lead / Lactation Consultant / Tongue Tie Specialist
Baby Friendly Initiative
Our maternity unit became Baby Friendly stage 3 accredited in 2010 and achieved re-accreditation in 2020.
The Infant Feeding Team help to continue this accreditation by implementing guidelines and policies to ensure the service and care we provide is best practice.
At the Countess we want to provide a full range of services to help you feed your baby with confidence, empower new parents to understand their baby and to build knowledge within your chosen feeding method.