Breastfeeding

Pregnancy & postnatal exercise – your questions answered

We know that exercise plays a key role in helping to stay healthy during pregnancy, and in regaining your pre-pregnancy shape following the birth.  However, how much is too much? Are there any forms of exercise that could harm the [...]

2019-10-01T09:29:45+01:00

Breastfeeding positions: are you sitting comfortably?

Whilst we're told that it's the most natural thing in the world, the truth is that for many of us, breastfeeding just doesn't come naturally!  Sore nipples, engorged breasts and a hungry baby aren't a great combination, throw in a [...]

2019-10-01T09:29:57+01:00

Breastfeeding twins – your questions answered.

The thought of breastfeeding just one baby can be daunting enough, yet when you have two at once it can be a terrifying prospect, not only terms of positioning, winding and soreness, but also in terms of milk supply....  Here, [...]

2019-10-01T09:30:01+01:00

Weaning: introducing more meals and more foods

As weaning is becoming established, whether you're baby-led weaning, using the traditional method of introducing new tastes in puree form or a combination of both, it is important that breastfeeding or your baby’s milk intake is not adversely affected, as [...]

2019-10-01T09:30:09+01:00

Breastfeeding: what I can and can’t eat…

After 9 months of avoiding soft cheese, pate and hard boiling your eggs, suddenly you're free to eat whatever you like again without worrying about the impact on your unborn baby.  However, don't go diving headfirst into the prosecco just [...]

2019-10-01T09:30:10+01:00