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Feeding

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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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How to decide when to stop breastfeeding

How long should you breastfeed? You can breastfeed for as long as you and your baby want to. Making the decision on when to stop breastfeeding is an important one.

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My baby is not gaining weight

Baby weight gain concerns: here we look at what to do if you’re breastfeeding and your baby is not gaining weight or is only gaining weight slowly.

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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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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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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.

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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.

Breastfeeding problems and concerns in the early days

Here we look at some of the problems and concerns that can make breastfeeding in the early days challenging.

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Breastfeeding: my baby's feeding patterns have changed

What can you do if your newborn baby’s feeding patterns suddenly change? Information on what it might mean if your baby is feeding more or less or refusing the breast.

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Breastfeeding: oversupply of breast milk

This article discusses ‘oversupply’ of breast milk and how to reduce your breast milk supply. You have options including donating to a milk bank and milk sharing.

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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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What does your baby need to drink?

How do you introduce your child to drinking from a cup and do they need to drink anything apart from milk? This article looks at how to choose the right cup for your child as well as information on what to drink and how to avoid tooth decay.