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Should I keep feeding my toddler breast milk or formula while weaning?

One doubt many mothers have that comes with their baby turning one is whether or not to continue with breast milk or formula. As mothers’ wean their little ones, some think breast milk becomes inappropriate and that it’s something that … Continue reading
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Breastfeeding vs bottle-feeding: it’s an emotional midfield.

“Mothers are made to feel ‘marginalised and ashamed’ when they breastfeed in public” The NHS have recently placed high importance on the issue of breastfeeding – how many mothers breastfeed, the emotional importance of it and its significance in creating … Continue reading
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Your diet and its effect on your milk and your baby: The truth.

We see so many women day in and day out asking questions about what is best for her breast milk, what foods she should eat to ensure her baby receives the most nutrients and what foods would be dangerous to … Continue reading
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8 Ways to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Although breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, it doesn’t always come naturally and can be a tough skill to master for some. If you experience problems or discomfort, don’t give up as it does get easier (especially … Continue reading
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When Should I Stop Breastfeeding?

Knowing when to stop breastfeeding is an emotive issue for many women because they feel under pressure to either breastfeed for longer than they want to or stop before they’re ready. If you are enjoying breastfeeding your little one, you … Continue reading
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Positioning for Breastfeeding by Lansinoh

Positioning refers to getting the baby into a position where he can attach to the breast well. This is what the mother does to enable her baby to attach and feed effectively. There is no one way to hold a … Continue reading
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Lansinoh’s Principles of Attachment

The way the baby takes the breast into his mouth and keeps it in his mouth during feeding is called ‘attachment’. ‘Positioning’ describes how the mother holds her baby to enable him to attach at the breast. If the baby … Continue reading
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10 Things you Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

1)      Babies who are breastfed can identify their mother’s breast milk through smell alone. 2)      75% of mothers produce more milk with their right breast- even if they are left handed! 3)      You can find human milk sold on the … Continue reading
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Food Sensitivities and Allergies in Babies

A lot of babies are fine with what their mum eats. It is recommended to continue with your normal diet unless you notice an obvious reaction in your baby. There are no particular foods that all mums should avoid because … Continue reading
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Is Breastfeeding Best?

Is Breastfeeding Best? As you prepare to meet your baby, there are many last minute worries and issues that could be going through your mind. The most important being the form of nutrition that will be best for your baby, … Continue reading
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