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Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby and for many women, it is a unique, satisfying and wonderful experience which will bring you great pleasure.
Being well informed will help you get breastfeeding off to a good start read more.
How you position yourself, how you hold your baby, and how you offer your breast all affect how baby latches on read more.
Breast size does not have an effect on the amount of milk or the quality of milk a woman produces read more.
Check out our page on Common Breastfeeding Problems with breastfeeding and don’t forget you can always bring up any issues, with your LMC, doctor or midwife.
Being well informed will help you get breastfeeding off to a good start. Breastfeeding may be as new experience for you.
Some babies may require supplementation (extra milk) in their first few days, or possibly longer.
Early initiation of breastfeeding is important for successful breastfeeding. You will usually be able to have skin to skin contact soon after birth.
When a woman’s breasts become swollen during pregnancy, this signifies the mammary gland is preparing for breastfeeding.
The main cause of sore nipples is incorrect positioning of the baby at the breast.
If you are going to be away from your baby when a feed is due, you may wish to express breastmilk and leave it for her.