Breastfeeding

Cracked nipples? All your breastfeeding problems sorted

It's one of those things that may be much harder than it looks, but it's worth persevering with breastfeeding because of the amazing benefits for your baby and you.

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How to latch

Here are some tips from a La Leche League leader on how to get breastfeeding right in the hospital.

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Breastfeeding: 10 steps to health, wealth and happiness

In celebration of Breastfeeding Week, prof Linda Richter counts the benefits of breastfeeding in South Africa, steps to help breastfeeding mothers, and ways in which society can still be more breastfeeding friendly.

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Index page: All about breastfeeding

Parent24's index page to help moms find all the breastfeeding answers they need.

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Breastfeeding made easy

While breastfeeding is a natural biological process, it may feel like rocket science in the early days. Read our tips and advice on how to successfully breastfeed your new baby

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Breastfeeding basics

We have all heard the slogan “breast if best” but breastfeeding doesn’t always come naturally to new moms, and it may take some patience and persistence to get breastfeeding established successfully.

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How to boost breastmilk

Although a balanced, wholesome diet and some herbal supplements do help, boosting milk supply is mostly about getting the basics right.

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Breastfeeding benefits... for you!

Yes, yes I know. It's good for my baby. But is there something in it for me too?

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Breastfeeding: Getting started

The first two days of breastfeeding can be tricky. Be patient, it does get better.

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How to wind your baby

This great video shows how to feed your baby to minimise trapped wind, and how to wind baby after the feed.

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Breastfeeding blues

Many moms expect breastfeeding to be a breeze and are discouraged and distressed when problems arise. While nursing your baby is a natural process, it is also a learned art – information and support are vital for ensuring an enjoyable experience and dealing with potential difficulties.

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‘I breastfed my adopted son’

Breast or bottle? Mom of two Tracy has done both.

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How to store expressed breastmilk

Not sure about what the proper method is to storing expressed breastmilk? Click here to find out:

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Top breastfeeding tips

How to get breastfeeding off to a good start.

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Part 1 - Breastfeeding: The Le Leche league

Kim Jurgens from the Le Leche league, talks about the organisation and what it stands for.

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Part 2 - Breastfeeding: What to expect in the beginning

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

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Part 3 - Breastfeeding: A good age to stop

Kim Jurgens from the Le Leche League, talks about about when it's the right time to stop breastfeeding a child.

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Part 4 - Breastfeeding: The tooth decay study

Kim Jurgens from the Le Leche League, shares her opinion on a study done on breastfeeding causing early signs of tooth decay in babies.

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Part 5 - Breastfeeding: Feeding in public places

Kim Jurgens from the Le Leche League, talks about breastfeeding in public and in the work place.

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Part 6 - Breastfeeding: The benefits

Kim Jurgens from the Le Leche League, discusses the various benefits associated with breastfeeding.

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Pregnant or breastfeeding during the month of Ramadan

If you've ever wondered whether fasting during the month of Ramadan is permitted while you're pregnant or breastfeeding, read this article compiled by Laura UmmSalah Pistorius. 
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