A healthy breastfeeding diet has a wide variety of foods from the five main food groups. Physical activity is also important for your health and wellbeing.
If you have sore nipples, check baby’s breastfeeding attachment. See your nurse or lactation consultant for help. For a nipple infection, see your GP.
Breastmilk – designed by nature for human babies. Breastmilk has many health and practical benefits for both mothers and babies, as our guide explains.
This illustrated guide takes you through how to breastfeed. It includes breastfeeding tips for the early days and for when breastfeeding is established.
The key to breastfeeding is using the right breastfeeding attachment techniques. Our article explains baby-led and mother-led breastfeeding attachment.
Cradle position, football hold or lying down? Our illustrated guide takes you through the breastfeeding positions you can use to breastfeed your baby.
Many mums worry they aren’t making enough milk for their baby. This article explains how to increase milk supply and where to get help for supply problems.
Breastfeeding mums can have an oversupply of breastmilk, which might lead to breast engorgement. Read practical tips to manage these breastfeeding problems.
If you think you have a blocked milk duct, you can treat it at home to start with. If you think you have mastitis or a breast abscess, see your GP as soon as possible.
Breastfeeding isn’t always easy. Some mums have problems with baby breast refusal or baby biting breast. Here’s how to sort out these problems.
Our guide has the essentials on expressing breastmilk by hand or with a pump, plus information on storing breastmilk at different temperatures.
It’s good for mums returning to work to keep breastfeeding if they want to. Here’s how to make it happen by planning ahead and talking with your employer.
Breastfeeding and travelling? Look into breastfeeding attitudes in other countries, and also travel medications, vaccinations and illnesses. Get more tips.