HSE, Antenatal & Postnatal Services

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General Details
Contact position: Health Promotion Development Officer for Primary Care
Service / Organisation: HSE
086 0427482
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

Antenatal breastfeeding preparation course for pregnant women (and partners if desired).


We provide/support the following services:

Antenatal breastfeeding preparation course for pregnant women (and partners if desired).                                                                                            Young parents antenatal education programme.                                             Post natal breastfeeding clinic.                                                                 Breastfeeding support meetings in Sligo, Leitrim and South Donegal.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways):
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Through HSE services
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service?:
  • No parental permission required
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Pre-birth
  • Early years (0-4 years)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)

Want to be listed in our directory?

Services must:

  • Be based in Sligo / Leitrim or provide a service to children, young people or families (0 to 24 years of age, plus pre-birth services) in Sligo / Leitrim
  • Be a state supported or not for profit service or agency
  • Be non-political and non-commercial

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