Feeding

Breastfeeding resources

New baby feeding support

Breastfeeding isn’t always straightforward but there is lots of information and help to support you wherever you are in your feeding journey.

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Ten tips for gently stopping breastfeeding your toddler

Breastfeeding your toddler can sometimes be an emotional and challenging time. When the time feels right for you to cut down or stop breastfeeding, these top tips will help guide you through a smooth transition.

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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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Expressing milk: How to feed it to your baby

If you’re used to breastfeeding, the world of bottles can be intimidating. Here’s the information you need.

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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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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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Mastitis: Symptoms and treatment

Mastitis is a painful condition that causes inflammation in the breast. Here we discuss mastitis symptoms, treatment, how to continue breastfeeding with mastitis and tips to help prevent it.

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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About breastmilk and breastfeeding

Seeing your breasts change during pregnancy is probably making you curious about what is happening now and what happens later to allow breastfeeding. This article explains how you’ll produce breastmilk, what colostrum is and how your breastmilk adapts and changes.

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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.