‘he won’t let me put him down’ ‘she’s using me as a dummy’ ‘he wants to feed all the time’ ‘she will only sleep on my chest’ Why does my baby want to be constantly attached to me? Why is it called 'the fourth trimester'? And how can I cope?
A guide to expressing and storing breastmilk, feeding expressed milk to your baby, and what you can do with any left overs
What the terms 'foremilk' and 'hindmilk' actually mean, and why you're better off forgetting about them all together!
How do breasts make milk? A quick look at the science behind lactation.
Formula top ups are the last resort for low milk supply and can often make the problem worse. So what else can you do?
Milk production works on a supply and demand basis. The more you feed, the more you produce. Here is how it works:
Breastfeeding is a learned skill and it often takes both us and our babies a little time to get the attachment right every time. So how do you get your baby latched on? And how do you know if they're on right?