Benefits of breastfeeding Baby Decreases risk of obesity in childhood Fewer episodes of illness Increased IQ Protects teeth Decreases risk of developing allergies Decreases risk of diabetes Lower rates of SIDS (Sudden infant death syndrome) Less likely to suffer from [...]
Getting started with breastfeeding can be an anxious time. We look at how to make breastfeeding work for you and your little one.
Failure to breastfeed can fuel depression in new mothers There is little doubt that new mothers understand the benefits of breastfeeding, yet the UK remains at the bottom of the “league tables” in terms of the numbers of new [...]
“Is breastfeeding always natural?” is a question that one of the world’s most influential breastfeeding experts answered at Medela’s International Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium earlier this month. Prof Diane Spatz honesty was truly inspiring and was met with unanimous praise [...]
For most parents, there are two overwhelming emotions that we feel the moment we have that very first cuddle with our newborn: love, and fear. After 9 anxious months hoping for a healthy pregnancy, a straightforward birth and a healthy [...]