Feeding

This article explains how breastmilk is produced by mum and its effect on breastfeeding.
Breastmilk provides your baby with all the nutrients she needs to grow and develop. This article explains which nutrients are provided and what role they play in her development.
This article outlines why breastfeeding your baby can bring about long-term benefits and goes on to explain the benefits for both mum and baby.
A newborn's instincts to breastfeed are particularly strong after birth. This article explains why, and has information on the rooting instinct and skin-to-skin.
When you start breastfeeding, it can be a learning curve. This article looks at how to start a feed and what you might need.
There are lots of different positions for breastfeeding - lying down or sitting in a chair, for example. Try different positions and see what feels most comfortable for you.
How to breastfeed: Why positioning and attachment matter. This article explains how you can get it right for you and your baby.
If you decide to use formula milk and stop breastfeeding, the right support and information really makes a difference.
If you use a bottle to feed your baby, you can still feel close and share special time together when feeding. Here we provide useful information on how to bottle feed your baby.
Here we look at what a milk bank is and donating breast milk
What is BPA and how does it affect baby feeding bottles?
This article provides practical information for new mums about how often to breastfeed and how many feeds their baby might need.