Breastfeeding 101
Everything you need to know to help you with breastfeeding.


Choosing to breastfeed is one of the best choices you can make for your baby. But it doesn't come naturally to everyone and sometimes the babies need some help too. It can be incredibly daunting when as a new mother you expect baby to just know what do to, and some of them do, there's a fair amount of them that don't.

There are so many issues that come with breastfeeding, from latching problems, different positions, cracked and bleeding nipples or even just problems with supply.

We've collected all our useful articles to help you navigate through this new adventure you're embarking on.

FAQs

Overcoming common breastfeeding problems
If a mom hits a hurdle in her breastfeeding, it doesn’t mean she needs to change to bottle feeding.

Top breastfeeding tips
How to get breastfeeding off to a good start.

Breastfeeding with implants
‘Would my breasts still function as well as before?’ A mom of 3 shares her experience of feeding after implants.

Sore nipples suck
Your nipples could take a beating when you first start breastfeeding.

FAQs about breastfeeding and working mothers
Concerned about breastfeeding and managing a career all at once? Kim Norton shares some helpful tips!

Positions

3 breastfeeding positions [VIDEO]
A mom shares 3 simple breastfeeding positions to help new moms and their babies.

4 breastfeeding positions [GALLERY]
Find the best breastfeeding position for you and your baby.

The lay-back position
This position allows you to breastfeed while sitting back in a comfortable chair.

The side-lying position
This position is great for when you don't want to sit up and breastfeed.

The Madonna position
This position allows you to cradle your baby while breastfeeding.

The rugby ball position
This is a great position for moms with big breasts and restless babies.

Videos


Best breastfeeding videos!
Everything a new mom needs to know about breastfeeding techniques.

Breastfeeding: The first latch [VIDEO]
A helpful latching guide by Dr Jack Newman.

Some advice from the Le Leche League

Kim Jurgens from the Le Leche League, talks about what a mother can expect when she first starts breastfeeding.

Part 1 - Breastfeeding: The Le Leche league

Part 2 - Breastfeeding: What to expect in the beginning

Part 3 - Breastfeeding: A good age to stop

Part 4 - Breastfeeding: The tooth decay study

Part 5 - Breastfeeding: Feeding in public places

Part 6 - Breastfeeding: The benefits

Do you have any tips for moms who have decided to breastfeed?

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