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Maternity Action provides online information and telephone advice on maternity and parental rights at work, maternity pay, benefits and breastfeeding rights. We provide information and advice for UK citizens and women from abroad. Our online information is available at
For free, confidential advice and support, contact our team of specialist advisers on 0845 600 8533.

Midwivesonline is written by a team of qualified professional midwives and health visitors.

Doulas support parents in the childbirth year, during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. This support is practical and emotional but non-medical in nature. Doulas offer guidance and support with preparation courses and ongoing study days. Doula UK also provides information to parents, the media and health professionals with regard to doulas.

Ty Melyn is home of the South West of Wales Sling Library & Babywearing consultancy with fortnightly loans available at a reasonable rate. Ty Melyn also offer physiotherapy for the childbearing year & beyond and ante and post natal exercise classes. The exercise classes are aimed at women in the child bearing year and beyond, promoting fitness in pregnancy and to aid recovery after the birth.

Best Beginnings have twofree mobile phone apps for mums and mums to be: Bump Buddy which covers pregnancy and Baby Buddy which covers the first six months after birth.

For information on Breastfeeding groups in Carmarthen please phone 01267 246555.

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