Alternative feeding methods and SNS

Alternative feeding methods and SNS

Supplemental nursing system Alternative feeding methods If you are hoping to breastfeed or you are currently breastfeeding, there may be several specific scenarios that may require you to give a supplement of milk to your baby.  It could be that your baby hasn’t...
Best place for my newborn to sleep

Best place for my newborn to sleep

Best place for my newborn to sleep Where should my baby sleep? In many cultures around the world, and for many centuries it has been a common practice for mothers to be in very close proximity with their babies night and day. We also see this close contact in the...
Breastfeeding as a birth control (LAM)

Breastfeeding as a birth control (LAM)

Breastfeeding as a birth control (LAM) LAM You may have heard that breastfeeding can, in some defined circumstances, prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. This is called the Lactational Amenorrhea Method, or LAM. The World Health Organisation has considered this...
Starting Solids

Starting Solids

Starting Solids The World Health Organisation recommends that all babies should be exclusively breastfed for six months, with no water or solids, and then to carry on with breast milk, alongside complementary foods for up to two years of age and beyond. Research has...
How to bottle feed a baby

How to bottle feed a baby

How to bottle feed a baby Bottle feeding in a breastfeeding friendly way As a breastfeeding mother, you may feel the need for some flexibility. You may wish to give some of your expressed milk to your baby – and if you’ve looked at the information on alternative ways...