Our top 5 breastfeeding stories
It is the 25th anniversary World Breastfeeding Week this week from the 1st August to the 7th! WBW aims to promote, protect and support breastfeeding worldwide. It is a true journey that is different for every mum. Here are our top five stories in Breastfeeding including real mum's stories, common questions, facts and even our best tricks for winding once you have fed your little one.
There is a lot of conflicting advice about what you can and can’t do while breastfeeding. Writer Annabel McAleer went to the experts to find out the facts.
It’s the most natural thing in the world, right? Well, breastfeeding can still throw some curve balls. Victoria Wells looks at some of the most common problems and what to do, with tips from midwife and lactation consultant Barbara Brinsdon.
There are many ways in which mums nourish their newborns, including breastfeeding, formula feeding, expressing or all of the above. Madeleine Tobert talks to different mums about what worked for them.
Breastfeeding is often one of the first challenges after giving birth and many mums worry about having enough breast milk to satisfy their growing baby. Lactation consultant Trish Warder explains how to get off to a good start.
The difference between a grizzly baby and a settled one is sometimes as simple as a big burp. Baby Whisperer Sharlene Poole explains how to make that happen.
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