Be Open on Breastfeeding Salford (B.O.O.B.S) is an open community set up in 2014 through our Salford-based parent company and social enterprise Visit from the Stork CIC. We aim to inspire mums to be open about their breastfeeding journey, and empower others to breastfeed for longer.
The group is led by Visit from the Stork Managing Director Kimberly Bond, Project Manager Rachel Parkinson, and some amazing dedicated volunteers.
This website was launched in 2017 with the help of National Lottery funding. We aim to update this website with practical help, advice and information about Breastfeeding, but also news about our campaigns and events across the city of Salford and inspirational stories and lots of positive awareness raising about the fantastic job you mummies do.
We’re currently focusing on our awareness campaign B.O.O.B.S Approved, and we are aiming to get 100 independent venues in the wonderful city of Salford signed up to our scheme, so mums can feel safe and confident in their Breastfeeding journey.
If you want to know more about our own journey and our values, guiding principles and inspiration for the project, have a read of my post ‘A B.O.O.B.S History’
This page has been updated in February 2019 – we have got a lot of plans for this year including a 1-1 peer support service using our network of venues and rolling out our membership card .
We are always on the look out for volunteers and mums wanting to get involved in our future plans, so please contact us via social media or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested, or if there is any way we can support you.