Breastfeeding

breastfeeding- categoryBreastfeeding is the most intimate moment between a mother and her child. So it is understandable that you may have a few worries, whether that be going back to work and breastfeeding at the same time, or whether you are producing enough milk for your little one. Not to worry as we have all the solutions to your breastfeeding problems.

Read our top breastfeeding stories here: 

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The Big Breastfeeding Café is Back This May – Here’s How to Get Involved

The Big Breastfeeding Café will take place on 12th May 2022 and is set to bring together thousands of mums from across the country to honour all things breastfeeding and shout about breastmilk in...
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Dealing With Tongue-Tie & Breastfeeding: All You Need to Know

Tongue-tie in babies is extremely common but can make breastfeeding painful – but how do you know if your baby has it and how severe it is? Here, we tell you all you need...

A Guide to Breastfeeding Over Christmas

Here is everything you need to know about breastfeeding over Christmas and the festive season. If you’re worried about the social side of the festive period, and how it might affect you and your baby,...
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16 of the Most Common Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Myths – Debunked With a Midwife

New mums often find themselves on the receiving end of endless advice, whether it comes unsolicited or from Dr Google. We spoke to five breastfeeding experts and midwives who debunk the most common myths...
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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. With back-to-school season in full-flow there's definitely a sense...
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5 Essential Tips for Breastfeeding in Summer

As we mark World Breastfeeding Week (1 - 7 August) midwife Pip Morrish (@midwife_pip) shares her five top tips for breastfeeding in summer. Although the rain is currently hammering at the windows her at Baby...
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The Surprising Breastfeeding Lessons Learnt from Lockdown

Lesley Gilchrist, registered midwife and co-founder of My Expert Midwife, recounts the breastfeeding lessons learnt from Lockdown after speaking to new mums. Despite many women struggling during lockdown, there have been vital lessons learnt from...

Breastfeeding: Common Questions and Useful Answers

For many new mums, breastfeeding is a hotly discussed topic, bursting with opinions and false information. So, we've compiled a list of the most common questions and facts. Breastfeeding your baby is one of the...
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A GP’s Breastfeeding Guide 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 for new dads. There are so...

What is Mastitis? Signs, Symptoms and how to Treat It

Eilis Mackie, Lead for Lactation and Infant Feeding at The Portland Hospital, part of HCA UK, shares her expertise on spotting the signs of mastitis and how to deal with it. Mastitis is a breast...