Here’s our condensed guide to storing breast milk. We hope it covers all the basics and any common questions and concerns.
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Did you know…many breastfeeding challenges can be overcome with tweaks to positioning & attachment…
When breastfeeding out and about you are completely backed by law to feed wherever you are allowed to be publicly. The Equality Act 2010 made it illegal for anyone to ask a breastfeeding woman to leave a public place such as a cafe, shop, train stations or on public transport in the UK. However, even […]
After giving birth, no matter what happened during your labour, you may find you feel some pain. If you are breastfeeding, the Drugs In Breastmilk Information Service has lots of useful, evidence based resources on the types of pain relief you can take. For full details, please see the link below or search “Drugs in […]
Starting solid food with your baby can be a really exciting time, sharing your favourite meals and tastes as a family. But how do you know when it’s time to begin weaning? There are 3 clear signs, which, when they appear together from around 6 months of age, show your baby is ready for their […]
When babies are first born, and in those early weeks, it is very common for them to bring up milk – their digestive system is still getting used to working in the world! Why does it happen?In the first year of life the muscle at the top of your baby’s stomach is still developing and […]
For many reasons, some breast/chestfeeding parents need or want to provide milk for their babies in a bottle. Babies that haven’t done this before, need some time to adjust! Even those who have been receiving milk this way regularly (e.g. every morning feed), may suddenly change their preference as time goes on. This can bring […]
On Thursdays, 10-11am, our friendly trained peer supporters are ready and waiting to meet you at the Lighthouse Centre in Dudley. They can offer support with infant feeding, listen to your experiences and connect you with other families at the group. You do need to book a space, but don’t worry – booking is open […]
Did you know that it’s estimated 8 in 10 women will develop stretch marks during pregnancy? They are very common, but can be a source of worry. They can be pink, red, silver, black, brown or purple, depending on your skin colour, and many find that they are darker to begin with and then gradually […]