"Learning how to be a mum"

About: St Mary's Hospital (Melton Mowbray)

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I went to St Mary's after a traumatic emergeny c-section at LRI. With a very demanding baby, and as a first time mum i was still very much in shock, and lacking in confidence. The support from the staff there was just perfect; all the help i needed to establish breastfeeding (complete patience with my son and I), but yet leaving me to care for my son myself so that I learnt how to do it. We were shown how to bath our son at a time that suited him and us, and I was allowed to stay as long as i felt I needed before going home. And, the food there is genuinely great - nursing mums need to eat, and that is something St Mary's recognised ! Thank you for looking after us so well, we would never have made it to a year breastfeeding without you all

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Response from St Mary's Hospital

Dear Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comment - we're extremely pleased to hear about your positive experience of St Mary's Birthing Centre. We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologise that your comment was not responded to in a timely manner, and have since updated our process of responding to reviews posted on NHS Choices and are committed to responding within 21 days of the date they are posted. Thank you Communications Team Leicester’s Hospitals

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