Nominate a Health Professional

The Breast Friend Award is a new award, launched by South Cumbria Breastfeeding Support in 2016. This award is made to a Health Professional based in South Cumbria who has made a significant positive difference to a mother’s breastfeeding experience.


The award aims to:

● highlight good practice in the area of breastfeeding support by Health Professionals

● raise awareness amongst Health Professionals and parents of the importance of good support for breastfeeding.

Any Health Professional working in South Cumbria, or who has worked with a mum who lives in this area can be nominated. This could include, for example, Midwives, Health Visitors, Obstetricians, GPs, Nurses, Paediatricians or Dieticians.


How is it decided?

● mothers can nominate a Health Professional, using a simple form on our website

● a judging panel made up of SCBS trustees and local mothers will consider all the applications and choose one winner

● the winner must have made a significant positive difference to a mum’s breastfeeding experience

● the support offered must reflect current good practice in breastfeeding support

● nominations can be made at any time, with the award made in February each year

Select the link below to complete the nomination form – Many Thanks!

Go to nomination form