Category: Infant Feeding

Infant Feeding

Breastfeeding in Public

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 […]

Infant Feeding

Introducing Solids…

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 […]

Infant Feeding

Sicky Babies

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 […]

Infant Feeding

Why won’t they take a bottle?

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 […]

Infant Feeding

What’s it like at our Cotteridge venue?

On Tuesdays, 10-11am, our friendly trained peer supporters are ready and waiting to meet you at Cotteridge Friends Meeting House. 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 right […]

Antenatal Events and Activities Infant Feeding Wellbeing

Self Care as a New Parent

Looking after yourself in the early days after having a baby can feel impossible, and when you do take a moment to yourself there might even be feelings of guilt. However, self care is absolutely essential for being able to meet the needs of your baby. In the early days, acts of self-care aren’t necessarily […]

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