Benefits of breastfeeding

Benefits of breastfeeding

Benefits of breastfeeding Over the past 30 years, there has been a large amount of research relating to breastfeeding, which points to significant health outcomes for mothers and babies, both short and long term health advantages. Because of the substantial amount of...
Breastfeeding positions

Breastfeeding positions

Breastfeeding Positions   Comfortable breastfeeding  When I first started working with breast feeding mothers I generally taught principles of positioning, and those principles DO work – and in fact I still talk about those things. However over the last few years...
How does breastfeeding work

How does breastfeeding work

How does breastfeeding work? How breastfeeding works – Transcript In the last 50 years we’ve learnt a lot about breast milk, and also about how the process of breastfeeding works. So in this video I’d like to talk you through some useful facts that will help you...
Normal feeding patterns and common false alarms

Normal feeding patterns and common false alarms

Normal feeding patterns In my work as a breastfeeding specialist and infant feeding lead in the NHS, I have supported thousands of breastfeeding women over many years. Before this time, I also had the experience of breastfeeding my own three babies, and I am all too...
Does my baby need extra vitamin D while breastfeeding?

Does my baby need extra vitamin D while breastfeeding?

Does my baby need extra vitamin D while breastfeeding? Does my baby need extra vitamin D? – Transcript There’s often quite a lot of confusion around vitamin D and whether you as a breastfeeding mother need to take it, and whether your baby needs to take it. And...