Tag: breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Strategies for the Working Mum

You’ve just had your little bundle of joy and then you’re trying to adjust to the novelty of being a mother and what all of that means, trying to comprehend the changes your body has gone through and bonding with this new human you have just birthed.hello Your emotions see-saw through joy, love, sometimes sadness […]

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How to get your baby into a routine

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get your baby into a routine

Having a routine can make life easier and more enjoyable for you and your baby. But how do you start getting your baby to follow a schedule? Here are a few ideas. When your baby is a newborn there probably won’t be much of a pattern to what he does and even if there is, […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding While Taking Medication

It is possible for you to contaminate your breastmilk if you are taking particular drugs.   Are you having to take medication for long periods of time?  Are you on medicines for diabetes?  Or a course of antibiotics?  Or just a one off tablet like a sedative?  Whatever your situation you need to seek advice. […]

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Tips for Breastfeeding

A healthy body and mind is essential when you’re breastfeeding.  A happy mother means a happy baby!  Here are a few tips for you to keep producing good quality milk: Lots of rest! Your mammary glands will produce more milk when you are resting. Make sure you are relaxed during breastfeeding. When you are stressed […]

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Myths About Breastfeeding

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After you give birth there will be lots of advice given about breastfeeding.  However, not all advice is good advice! Here are some myths around breastfeeding: Myth : Women who drink breast milk can multiply her milk supply. Fact : You can maximize your milk production by increasing the frequency of breastfeeding and expressing milk. […]

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How to: get a Good Breastfeeding Latch

Breastfeeding is part of a natural bond between mothers and babies – but this doesn’t mean that it comes naturally to everyone. How to get your baby to latch To help create this bond and get into a feeding routine with your baby, try to breastfeed within an hour of delivering. If you’re struggling getting […]

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How to: Hold your baby whilst Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most wonderful but worrying parts of being a new mum. A lot of women fear their baby won’t latch or that the position they are in isn’t right. There are many different positions you can use when breastfeeding. There is no one position that is better than the others, so […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Breastfeeding

There is a lot of literature out there on breastfeeding which can get slightly confusing for new moms. Yes, breastfeeding will seem like an uphill battle at times, but the benefits of feeding your baby breast milk make it worth it. It will  boost his\her immune system in the long run,  decrease your stress level […]

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Breastfeeding Styles

Every baby feeds differently from the next. Below are different styles of breastfeeding, observed by experts from Yale University, USA: ‘Barracuda’ type. This is the type of baby that once the breast is shown to them they energetically suck the nipple for 10-20 minutes.  This can result in painful nipples but gradually your child will […]

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After Delivery Care – New Mother

It is so amazing to think something so small creates so much disruption. So much happens to a woman emotionally and physically following the birth of her child, these postpartum changes usually last for about 6-8 weeks, until you start to feel in control again. During the first few weeks, it is crucial for new […]

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