Q&A: I’d like to ask other mums who may have had a similar experience for advice on reestablishing breastfeeding. My son is just 10 weeks old and I am currently trying to reestablish breastfeeding after stopping for a little while.
Healthy snacks when breastfeeding. Breastfeeding can greatly increase your hunger and extra calories need to be consumed. Here are some healthy snack ideas
Q&A: I would love to mix feed but I literally get 30ml from both breasts if I’m lucky in an expressing session. Does anyone in a similar situation have some advice? How can I stop baby refusing formula from bottle?
I need something to help with how to increase milk supply I have heard fenugreek is good and I’m trying constant breastfeeding. Anyone with ideas to boost breast milk supply please?
Q&A: I only gave birth 4 days ago and my milk has just come in about a day ago. I haven’t been able to express or breastfeed due to the pain. Anyone else been through this? What were your experiences when milk comes in? Any tips would be appreciated as they are very painful
Q&A: Does anyone have experiences only feeding from one breast per feed? My 5mth old only has 1 boob per feed (every 2 hours) and she’s been like that since about 12 weeks. At around 12 weeks she would take the 2nd side after being burped from first side and would spew it all back. She’s just content on 1 per feed
Q&A: How can I encourage baby to feed both sides at each feed? He is a fussy feeder and now isn’t putting enough weight to make the health nurse happy.
Q&A: I would like to know after you have expressed breast milk what is best method for heating and storing expressed breast milk. Where is best place to store it? And what are the preferred heating methods?
Q&A: Just wondering how other mums handled feeling like a failure for not being able to breast feed? It was really important to me but due to poor supply I have to top up with formula.have tried medication to boost supply but so far its not working.
Midwife Tips: Expressing and storing breastmilk. Pump regularly or need to get organised for a special occasion, here are the best tips to get started.
Has anyone experienced difficulties breastfeeding during illness and teething? I have recently been sick and struggled to feed my son.
Q&A: I was after tips on how to keep my baby awake while breastfeeding? She latches for about 5 minutes and then sleeps. Then when I move her she wakes and I have to settle her before we try again.
Community Tips: Parents share their best tips for a first time breastfeeding mum. Breastfeeding your new baby can be a daunting experience, here are tips from mums who have been there and the issues they have overcome while breastfeeding
Q&A: For those of you who didn’t get your period back until you completely stopped breastfeeding, how long after you stopped did your period return?
Q&A: My 7month old is getting distracted whilst breastfeeding during the day. What have others done to stop their baby getting distracted while feeding?