Nipple Shields ~ in some cases the difference between breast feeding and not!
I’ve seen thousands and thousands of nipples! Some nipples are long and the baby can attach easily and feed well. Some are not so big. Some are inverted with the pointy part of the nipple going back into the breast. To breastfeed successfully your nipple needs to go on the baby’s tongue, which stimulates the […]
Formula ~ it’s food made for babies
Formula is food for your baby and enough of making our new mothers feel guilty about giving babies formula. Food standards Australia New Zealand is considering placing a “warning” on tins of formula about the risks to infant health of not breastfeeding. Formula is food for babies. Breastfeeding rates will rise if we provide new […]
Breastfeeding in public ~ why not?
Breastfeeding in public hardly needs a comment really and the picture tells the story. How ridiculous that we need to hide behind closed doors to feed our young.
Breast feeding ~ drink water
When breast-feeding you will not only be very hungry but so very thirsty. Drink up to 2 liters of water along with other fluids. Get into a habit of putting a bottle of water next to you when you are feeding.