The Belfast Breastfeeding Support Website has been nominated for the new award


Ruth McGuire

Dedicated An online breastfeeding magazine created by a Belfast mother has been nominated for Best Award.

Founded by Ruth Maguire, has been ranked as one of the hottest new companies in the region since joining the new rewards program.

The National StartUp Awards Series It was launched to outline the UK’s growing startup landscape that has accelerated since the start of the pandemic. By 2020, when most of the world was closing down, more than 400,000 start-ups had been established in the UK, with similar growth in other European countries.

Ruth said of her excitement for the date: I am glad that is known as one of the best startups in the UK. After launching the Online Breastfeeding Journal in October 2020, I hosted the UK’s first breastfeeding podcast, and also wrote the Breastfeeding Beginners Book.

Ruth explained how the site came about: “During the first UK lockdown, when I was breastfeeding my second child, I came up with the idea of ​​creating an online magazine on breastfeeding. I wanted to find a way to help people. Breastfeeding can be difficult at best – don’t worry about A pandemic is when we have all been living in isolation, with little or no support.

“ has grown very quickly and has become a place for getting the latest breastfeeding news and information from around the world. Overall, my goal remains to inform, inspire and improve breastfeeding and I am very proud of everything I have achieved so far.”

Professor Dylan Jones Evans OBE, creator of the National StartUp Awards Series, said, “New businesses are critical to creating economic prosperity, jobs and innovation. Since 2016, the Wales StartUp Awards have highlighted this extraordinary annual contribution by entrepreneurs to our economy and its impact on societies. all over the country.

“Given the sheer size of the phenomenal startups we’ve heard about since, as well as people’s desire to take their career path in a new direction and start a business, we felt the time was right to launch a program across the country. We have been amazed by the level of work this first year and we look forward to Announcing the winners in June.”

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Source: Belfastlive


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