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Breastfeeding problems: my baby is refusing the breast

A baby refusing the breast is a common breastfeeding problem. Discover how you can positively encourage your baby to feed again

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Tongue-tie (ankylosglossia) in babies

This article discusses tongue tie (ankyloglossia) and the impact it has on babies in breastfeeding. Find out more about tongue tie symptoms and treatment here.

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Breastfeeding problems: blocked milk ducts

Blocked milk ducts are a common problem for women who are breastfeeding. Find out about the symptoms of blocked ducts and ideas for self-treatment here.

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Flexible working: Your right to a request

What is flexible working and how do you request it? Find out more about flexible working hours, your rights, making an application in the UK and the potential benefits here.

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Baby sling safety

This article describes how to wear a baby sling, safety considerations and more. Find out the answers to common questions on babywearing including ‘are baby slings safe?’.

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Breastfeeding positions: which are best for you?

Here we provide tips on the best breast feeding positions including lying down or sitting in a chair, with advice on underarm positions and other breastfeeding tips.

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Cot safety features: sleeping safely in a cot

There are features of certain cots that provide a safer sleeping environment for babies. Find out about what to look out for when choosing a cot and read our guidelines for cot safety.

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Sore nipples when breastfeeding

Sore nipples when breastfeeding can be a problem in the early days and beyond. This article outlines causes of sore nipples and suggests methods to ease the pain.

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Choosing a baby sling – babywearing information

This article provides information on babywearing, different kinds of baby slings and carriers including wraps, with advice on breastfeeding using a sling.

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Breastfeeding: frequent feeding with newborns

You might be surprised by how frequently your baby needs feeding in the early days. Here we look at how to cope with frequent breastfeeding and dealing with an unsettled baby.

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Baby slings and carriers: the different types

Here we look at the different types of baby slings and carriers that are available in the UK. Find the best option for you and your child from wraps, pouches, SSCs and Mei Tais.

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Dealing with mastitis: symptoms and treatment

Here we discuss the signs and causes of mastitis, symptoms you may experience, forms of mastitis treatment and the impact the condition can have on breastfeeding.