Five ways a Partner can Help with Breastfeeding

Five ways a Partner can Help with Breastfeeding

Even though a father can’t physically breastfeed, their involvement plays an integral role to the success and establishment of breastfeeding. Mothers who have partners support them with breastfeeding, are happier and more likely to breastfeed for longer. Partners who...
Tips for Breastfeeding with Flat or Inverted Nipples

Tips for Breastfeeding with Flat or Inverted Nipples

Every Mother and baby has different anatomy. Even the same pair of breasts can vary in size, shape and appearance. Women frequently have one breast bigger than the other, along with different shaped nipples, areola’s and amount of breast tissue.  A baby’s anatomy will...
How to know if your baby has a Tongue-tie?

How to know if your baby has a Tongue-tie?

What is tongue-tie: Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia) is defined as, restricted tongue movements caused by the ‘frenulum’ a piece of skin attaching the tongue to the base of the mouth, being short and tight. Tongue-tie affects up to 2% of the nation, is more prevalent in...
How to use a Breast Pump

How to use a Breast Pump

Reasons for using a breast pump: Increasing milk production. Expressing extra milk for babies with latching problems. Building up a stock of breastmilk, for times when mums and babies are separated. Expressing breastmilk for others to feed a baby. Warning: Expressing...
Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding doesn’t just have short term benefits, it develops and strengthens your baby’s body for a lifetime of good health. It also has loads of healthy benefits for mums. Benefits for women: Reduces risks of breast and ovarian cancer. Protects against...