Breastfeeding

Does nipple size affect whether or not you can breastfeed?

Women's nipples come in all shapes and sizes, but does that matter when it comes to breastfeeding? Worried about the complications that come with breastfeeding? Some regular concerns that crop up with mothers-to-be include sore...
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A GP’s guide to breastfeeding for new dads

As we mark World Breastfeeding Week (1–7 August), Dr Tom York – new dad and NHS-registered GP from the doctor on demand app GPDQ –  shares his breastfeeding guide and tells us how new...

This Sports Illustrated model walked the runway breastfeeding her baby

A Sports Illustrated model has been hailed an inspiration after appearing on the catwalk while breastfeeding her five-month-old baby. In a step to normalise breastfeeding and stop the stigma surrounding motherhood, Mara Martin walked down the runway...
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Top tips for going back to work while breastfeeding

Vicki Scott, the midwife and mum behind antenatal group New Baby Company, offers up her top tips on going back to work if you're still breastfeeding 1. Plan ahead Plan for your return to work well...

When is the right time to stop breastfeeding?

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, we ask breastfeeding expert, Clare Byam-Cook, about when you should stop breastfeeding and if you or baby should make the decision... The decision about when to stop breastfeeding should be...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding advice: Am I producing enough breastmilk?

Not sure if you're producing enough breastmilk for your baby? Breastfeeding expert Sioned Hilton reveals how you can tell and how often you should feed... Many mothers worry about whether they're producing enough breastmilk, especially...
Breastfeeding runner

This British runner stopped during a 106-mile race to breastfeed her baby

A British ultra runner made a pit stop to breastfeed her three-month-old son during a 43-hour endurance race... Sophie Power is a regular competitor of endurance races, but after giving birth just three months ago,...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding advice: What is dream feeding?

What is dream feeding and what are the benefits? Breastfeeding expert Sioned Hilton reveals all... The term ‘dream feeding’ refers to breastfeeding your baby when she’s in a sleep state. When a baby’s settled and...

Breastfeeding: the most common questions

To mark World Breastfeeding Week, Sioned Hilton, Medela UK's Education Manager and in-house Lactation Consultant, offers her advice on your breastfeeding questions How do I know my baby has the right latch? The early days are vital...