Baby Basics in Armagh Diocese

At its simplest, Baby Basics can be described as the equivalent of a “food bank for mums and new–born babies.”  The idea was founded in 2009 at the Kings Centre Church in Sheffield, and new centres based at St Swithin’s Church, Magherafelt, and Mullavilly Parish Church, both in the Diocese of Armagh, have recently opened.

The first Moses basket from the Magherafelt Baby Basics centre being collected by Elizabeth Duncan, a community midwife in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, from Sonia Glendinning, centre leader, and other members of the Magherafelt team.

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